The Orange County Parent Child Center seeks an enthusiastic and mission-driven Executive Director with proven attention to detail and strong team building skills. The Executive Director will be responsible for shepherding our family service and childcare non-profit through an exciting period of development and growth.

The successful candidate will be experienced in non-profit accounting, budget creation, fundraising and advocacy. This is a full-time position located at our beautiful Tunbridge campus, where we serve families throughout Orange and Northern Windsor counties.

The Executive Director is responsible for the following:

Supervision of the OCPCC leadership team

Financial oversight and reporting for multiple federal and state funds

Outreach and advocacy on behalf of OCPCC, the Parent Child Center Network, and early education efforts

Strategic planning and development in partnership with the Board of Directors

Staff support and development

Collaboration with other local and town organizations, commissions, and centers to support OCPCC functions and preparedness planning

Crisis management and support for staff and families

Maintaining and enforcing state regulations for the safe operations of OCPCC, particularly in regard to pandemic mitigation efforts

Regular engagement and report to the Board of Directors

Minimum Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in related field

At least five years of supervisory experience, budgeting, multiple fund stream management, and grant reporting

The ability to be on-site and in person full time for at least the first year
Ability to pass a background check

CPR/First Aid certification, or the willingness to become certified

Ability to successfully work and perform duties in a variety of settings including, but not limited to; indoor office, outside, virtual meetings, in-person meetings with a variety of stakeholders including state leadership, and at conferences/larger group events

Preferred Skills

Master’s degree in education, human services, or a related field

QuickBooks proficiency

Experience with nonprofit fundraising, advocacy, digital communications, and strategic planning

Experience in an early childhood education setting

Salary and Benefits

Annual salary of $60,000-$70,000, depending on experience and education

Benefits: 21 days of paid annual leave; 9 paid holidays; 5 days of paid annual sick leave; childcare discount; paid professional development as approved by the Board of Directors. Single person dental and life insurance.

OCPCC does not currently offer a health insurance plan, introducing that benefit is an area of immediate focus for this position.

Please apply by sending a Cover Letter and Resume to Eliza Minnucci, OCPCC Board Secretary at eliza.minnucci@gmail.com


ASSISTANT TEACHERS

OCPCC is looking to hire assistant teachers in readiness for the new intake period in June.

The Orange County Parent Child Center is a vibrant, family-friendly work environment in the heart of Orange County. We value relationships with the children and families we serve and take great care to provide a professional place for the community to access programs and supports that meet their needs.

Our mission is to help families with young children build a sense of place within their communities by connecting them to education, support, advocacy, and wellness opportunities.

The Orange County Parent Child Center’s Early Care & Education program currently serves children ages six week through five years. This position requires a dedication to and an appreciation for developing relationships with the children and their families in a manner that mirrors a rich, strengths-based, home-like environment.

The Assistant Teacher helps to create a program which meets the emotional, physical, social, and cognitive needs of both the individual child and the group and includes, but is not limited to,

  • Implementing approved curriculum, routines, and practices in coordination with the classroom Lead Teacher and Program Director.
  • Keeping staff and parents informed of program goals and development.
  • Understanding of each child’s developmental stage so the expectations are appropriate.
  • Preparing and maintaining a warm and safe environment that is orderly, clean, and appealing, and permits children to grow and explore.
  • Observing, recording, and reporting significant individual and group behavior.
  • Carrying out appropriate interactions as established with the Lead Teacher & Director and working to keep the program consistent and enriching for all.
  • Participating in at least 48 hours per year of professional development training (in addition to CPR/First Aid).
  • Other duties or tasks as assigned.

Benefits: 100% single coverage dental insurance; 100% coverage life insurance; 100% coverage AD & D insurance. Generous paid time off plus 8 paid holidays.

Education: Associate degree in early childhood or human/child development or related field. Comparable experience and/or training (such as significant course work in early childhood education or a CDA) will be considered in lieu of educational requirements for the right person.

Interested applicants should email the ECE Director Sarah Wright, describing their interest in the position and previous experience with child care. sarahw@orangecountypcc.org


SUBSTITUTE TEACHING ASSISTANTS

Orange County Parent Child Center’s Early Care and Education Program (ECE) is seeking Substitute Teaching Assistants to cover for planned and unplanned absences of our regular staff.

Our Early Care & Education program currently serves children ages six weeks through five years. Days of the program are, Monday thru Friday, year-round.

The Orange County Parent Child Center is a vibrant, family-friendly work environment in the heart of Orange County. We value relationships with the children and families we serve and take great care to provide a professional place for the community to access programs and supports that meet their needs.

Substitute teachers work under the direct supervision of OCPCC teaching staff. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and have a high school diploma. College students are encouraged to apply.

Interested applicants should email the ECE Director Sarah Wright, describing their interest in the position and previous experience with child care. sarahw@orangecountypcc.org


NURSE HOME VISITOR

Orange County Parent Child Center’s Children’s Integrated Services (CIS) program seeks a dedicated, caring, and responsible person to serve the local community as a Nurse Home Visitor, based at its Tunbridge Headquarters and working throughout Orange and Northern Windsor counties

We are looking for a mature adult with excellent communication skills and the demonstrated ability to be empathetic, flexible, and non-judgmental with diverse populations.

The successful applicant will have a bachelor’s degree, current Vermont registered nursing (RN) license and CPR certification, plus two years recent experience in community maternal child and family health, public health, or mental/behavioral nursing.

See Job Description here

Job Type: Part-time 16 hours. Equal Opportunity Employer. Interested parties should contact the OCPCC CIS Coordinator, Lindsey Trombley, at  lindsey@orangecountypcc.org with a letter of interest and resumé.


SUPERVISED VISITATION MONITORS

The Orange County Parent Child Center is a vibrant, family-friendly work environment in the heart of Orange County. We value relationships with the children and families we serve and take great care to provide a professional place for the community to access programs and supports that meet their needs. Our mission is to help families with young children build a sense of place within their communities by connecting them to education, support, advocacy, and wellness opportunities.

The Orange County Parent Child Center provides safe, monitored visits for non-custodial parents to spend time with their children. Monitors help to manage the visits to minimize contact between the parents. They directly observe the visit and all parent/child contact and facilitate a safe, neutral environment.

Primary duties: maintain safety and neutrality, observe, redirect and intervene as necessary. Visits take place primarily on weekends in Tunbridge, with some occasional evenings. Training and high-quality supervision is provided. These are part time and/or per diem positions with competitive wages.

Equal Opportunity Employer. Interested parties should contact the OCPCC CIS Supervised Visitation Coordinator, Lindsey Trombley, at  lindsey@orangecountypcc.org with a letter of interest and resumé.

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

The Orange County Parent Child Center is a vibrant, family-friendly work environment in the heart of Orange County. We value relationships with the children and families we serve and take great care to provide a professional place for the community to access programs and supports that meet their needs. Our mission is to help families with young children build a sense of place within their communities by connecting them to education, support, advocacy, and wellness opportunities.

Job Title: Administrative Assistant

Responsible to: OCPCC Executive Director

Purpose of position: This position provides support to the Executive Director and may include support for other members of the Management Team.

The goal of this position is to assist management and visitors to the OCPCC by handling office tasks, providing polite and professional assistance via phone, mail, email, and generally being a welcoming, helpful, and positive presence at OCPCC.

Responsibilities:

  • Answer and direct phone calls.
  • Organize and schedule appointments.
  • Collect and distribute email, correspondence memos, letters, faxes and forms.
  • Assist in the preparation of regularly scheduled reports.
  • File and maintain an organized filing system.
  • Enter client data into EXCEL for use in generating reports.
  • Order office and cleaning supplies.
  • Maintain contact lists.
  • Provide general support to visitors.
  • Greet visitors and clients and maintain all security protocols for those wishing to enter the building.
  • Serve as the primary contact for maintenance and technology issues.
  • Execute fundraising mailings including maintaining and updating mailing lists, preparing letters and envelopes, and maintaining a database of donors.
  • Manage the annual town appropriation process including getting signatures for petitions, providing reports and other required documents to town officials in a timely manner, finding volunteers to attend town meeting to speak on OCPCC’s behalf, and acknowledging appropriations.
  • Perform other errands as needed, including but not limited to going to the post office, making deposits, getting the mail.
  • Providing training, guidance, and mentorship for volunteers and interns
  • Other duties as assigned.

Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Proven experience as an Administrative Assistant.
  • Knowledge of office management systems and procedures.
  • Proficiency in MS Office (MS Excel, MS Word primarily). Database proficiency is a plus.
  • Excellent written and verbal skills.
  • Attention to detail and good problem-solving skills are essential.
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to multi-task.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality is a must.
  • High School degree is minimally required. Some college with education and experience in office management preferred.

Job Type: Full-time