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Bright Beginnings Advocacy, Community

Bright Beginnings Lead/Director

Bright Beginnings Lead/Director (employee of First 5 Monterey County) — reports to co-chairs of the Bright Beginnings Early Childhood Development Initiative and the Monterey County Children’s Council.

This position provides leadership and strategic management for the Bright Beginnings Initiative as a whole, coordinating partners and mobilizing the community to achieve shared goals, while ensuring Bright Beginnings adheres to its vision, mission and values.

REQUIREMENTS: Any combination of education, work experience and training which substantially provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities as stated in this job description will be considered. Examples are as follows: Master’s degree in social science, public health, human sciences or related degree and three or more years’ relevant experience; or a Bachelor’s degree and five or more years of relevant work experience.

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Bright Beginnings/First 5 Home Visiting Program Manager

The Home Visiting Coordination Program Manager  (employee of First 5 Monterey County) — will be part of an expanding backbone team responsible for driving forward the objectives and strategies of the countywide early childhood development strategic framework, and will support two key strategies: a home visiting hub and integrated support systems.

The Manager will collaborate with community partners to design, develop, and implement a Home Visiting Triage and Coordination Hub. This Hub will establish a centralized system to assess needs and priorities of families of young children, and to efficiently provide qualified home visitors to address those needs. It will help to establish a standard for quality of practice; and a data collection and sharing infrastructure to measure impact across programs.

The Manager will also support existing F5MC Early Childhood Collaboratives. These Collaboratives connect families to resources such as child development screenings, parenting information, and other services. They also refer families to needed services and assist with case management. The Programs Manager will support the Collaboratives in developing and meeting their scopes of work and budgets by providing and/or coordinating capacity building and technical assistance.

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