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Parent Trust for Washington Children is a statewide, 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 Childbirth Educator

Great Starts is a program of Parent Trust for Washington Children. 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. 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.

The Great Starts classes are offered throughout the Puget Sound region, currently as far north as Mountlake Terrace and as far south as Renton with eight individual teaching locations.

Download: Certified Childbirth Educator job description (pdf) >>

Title: Great Starts Program Assistant

Great Starts Program Assistant supports the daily operations of the Great Starts™ program at Parent Trust for WA Children, providing administrative, registration, and other programmatic support for educational services related to the organization's objectives and contracted services. This position reports directly to the Program Manager. This is a year-round, on-site part time job (22.5hrs/wk), M-F, 10am-2:30pm.

Download: Great Starts Program Assistant job description (pdf) >>