Careers At YWCA Chicago

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PROGRAM ADVISER

Department: Provider Services
Location: Chicago, IL

COMPELLING OPPORTUNITY FOR SOMEONE WHO WANTS TO FULFILL ON THEIR PURPOSE, MAKE A MEANINGFUL DIFFERENCE FOR OTHERS, AND WORK WITH A COLLABORATIVE TEAM IN AN INNOVATIVE SOCIAL ENTERPRISE! The YWCA of Metropolitan Chicago, a 21st Century, business-savvy, social enterprise committed to “Eliminating Racism and Empowering Women,” is seeking a PROGRAM ADVISER for the YWCA Early Childhood Services - Child and Adult Care Food Program, located at our Parks Francis facility at 6600 S. Cottage Grove in Chicago. This is a part-time, contractual position, reporting to the Program Administrator. 

The YWCA Child and Adult Care Food Program is designed to provide aid to child care institutions and family day care homes for the provision of nutritious foods that contribute to the wellness, healthy growth and development of young children. The Program Adviser assists the Program Administrator in monitoring and training program participants in the program requirements.

 ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Completing trimester visits/training to participating providers as assigned.
  • Conducting 4-week follow-up visits as required.
  • Providing technical assistance to providers as necessary during trimester visits regarding accurate record keeping and programmatic elements.
  • Providing nutritional education to providers, as assigned
  • Participating in annual nutrition trainings.
  • Attending regularly scheduled program meetings or trainings during the program year.
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • High school diploma; AA in related field preferred
  • One - three years experience in nutrition training or in early childhood related fields
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills; bilingual abilities a plus
  • Own transportation and proof of auto insurance
  • Ability to travel within Chicago and suburban areas
  • Ability to work independently
  • Thrives in an environment in which collaboration, partnership and empowerment are the key cultural elements

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