Position Summary: South Bronx Rising Together (SBRT) is a collective impact initiative that organizes community stakeholders toward ensuring all children in Bronx Community District 3 are on a pathway to college and career success.
The Child Care Specialist will be responsible for assessing the current early childhood care landscape and working with parents, providers, and other stakeholders to address issues of quality and facilitate community-led action.
Engage & establish relationships with child care providers in the community
Design and execute a detailed, block by block, survey of the early childhood programs currently operating in Community District 3 in the Bronx
Engage and build relationships with community-based organizations, especially those related to home-based child care
Facilitate provider discussions and work towards action on child care policy and quality of care issues
Be able to collect, organize, and manage data on child care programs
A Bachelor’s degree required in Social Work, Nonprofit Management, Education or a related field
A minimum of 2-4 years of experience working in community engagement, child care or other related experiences
Have knowledge of child care landscape (including different types of programs, funding sources, policy, etc.)
Strong organizational and communication skills
Bilingual in English and Spanish required
Be able to convene group of diverse stakeholders and work towards results-based action
Have strong data management skills
Ability to work both independently as well as collaboratively as part of a larger team
Experience working with culturally and economically diverse communities (strongly preferred)
Experience or knowledge of local community (strongly preferred)
Experience engaging with child care staff in the community (strongly preferred)
Please apply online through Children’s Aid website – Job ID: 003347
Children's Aid is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability. Benefits:
• 403b + employer match • Up to 20 vacation days • Sick days • Personal days Visit us: https://www.childrensaidnyc.org
Internal Number: 003347
About Children's Aid
Join a Professional Powerhouse of Solutions
For more than 160 years, Children’s Aid has been working to ensure that no child’s potential is limited by the barriers of poverty. In recent years, we have sharpened our focus, strengthened infrastructure, and sought out continuous, data-supported improvement throughout our organization to maximize the impact we are having on the children and youth we serve.
Children’s Aid is a professional powerhouse of solutions for young people. We are teachers and social workers, coaches and health care providers, administrators and data analysts. We know what it takes to ensure children grow up strong and healthy, and ready to thrive in school and life: excellent education and health care, social-emotional support, and strong, stable families.
It takes a team of extraordinary talent to produce the kind of impact to which we aspire. We are committed to recruiting and retaining staff who will embrace our goals and promote a results-oriented culture. Children's Aid is a place for talented individuals to engage in the battle on childhood poverty.