Parent Trust for Washington Children is a statewide, 501(c)3 non-profit, family support agency serving thousands of families each year. We appreciate your interest in becoming a member of our team. We have the following position announcements:
Title: Great Starts Program Coordinator
Parent Trust is recruiting a Great Starts Program Coordinator, to help support our childbirth and new parent education services. Program Coordinator is responsible for conducting a full range of activities supporting the Great Starts program, classes, and staff. The Program Coordinator position is expected to be filled at 30 hours per wk, with the possibility of becoming full-time Program Manager.
Open until filled, priority application deadline: 5:00pm, April 7, 2017.
On-going openings as per needed:
Title: Childbirth Educator
Remarkable Childbirth Educators area an on-going need to fullfill our service agreements at 8 locations throughout the greater Seattle region, including Mountlake Terrace, Bellevue, and Renton. Great Starts (previously known as the Childbirth Education Association of Seattle) has offered childbirth and parenting classes in the Seattle area for over 60 years, joining Parent Trust in 2007. Our focus is on informed decisions: we educate parents about their options, and encourage them to choose the ones which best meet their personal needs, values, and priorities. Our emphasis is on providing unbiased, research-based information, using interactive and engaging teaching techniques. The outcomes we want for our family participants include: increased confidence, knowledge of labor coping techniques, knowledge of maternity care options and how to make informed decisions, understanding of the needs and capabilities of a newborn, and a stronger connection to other parents and resources in the community.
We are actively seeking educators for our Seattle locations at Rainier Ave S, UW Roosevelt, and UW Northgate, in addition to subs for other locations. Priority consideration will be for for applications received by Friday 3/17/17, 5:00 p.m.
Title: Babysafe/Infant CPR Instructor
Babysafe is a 4-hour infant safety course focused on injury prevention, and also includes CPR/choking rescue. The class is offered through the Great Starts program at Parent Trust for WA Children for four different sites including Seattle Children’s Admin. Building, UWMC Roosevelt Clinic, Northwest Hospital, and in Mountlake Terrace. An instructor must be available for any of these locations. Classes are typically Saturday mornings 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., and occasionally over 2-weeks at 2 hours each, 7-9 p.m.
We are actively seeking educators for our Renton location, and subs for our Seattle locations. Priority consideration will be for for applications received by Friday 3/17/17, 5:00 p.m.
Title: Breastfeeding and Newborn Care Educator
Breastfeeding and Newborn Care classes are offered through the Great Starts program at Parent Trust for WA Children at eight different sites including for UWMC, Group Health, Northwest Hospital in Seattle, Valley Medical Center in Renton, and independent locations in Seattle and Mountlake Terrace. Classes are evenings (Mon – Thurs) and weekend days. These classes are offered in combination with childbirth preparation series.
We are actively seeking educators for Renton classes and Seattle locations at Rainier Ave S, UW Roosevelt, and UW Northgate, as well as for Group Health Bellevue locations. Priority consideration will be for for applications received by Friday 3/17/17, 5:00 p.m.