Early Childhood Family Partner

The Parents’ Place of Maryland (PPMD) is recruiting 7 Early Childhood Family Partners (ECFP) to work on a grant-funded initiative for a period of approximately 14 – 16 months. We are seeking individuals from Allegany, Prince George’s, Somerset, Washington, Wicomico, and Dorchester Counties, and Baltimore City, with a strong commitment to supporting Maryland’s families of young children, particularly those who are underserved or underrepresented. ECFPs will provide family navigation, outreach, and support to families with young children. PPMD is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to empower the families of children with disabilities and special healthcare needs with a commitment to diversity and equity.

Key Responsibilities:
Assist PPMD in locating, engaging, and supporting underserved and underrepresented families with young children in their county;
Increase family knowledge, skill, ability, and confidence about their child’s development;
Connect families to resources within their communities;
Support underserved and underrepresented families in connecting with organizations to help screen and apply for childcare scholarships;
Assist families in learning and navigating systems including early intervention, education, childcare, and community-based services;
Maintain records and information for data collection and reporting;
Other duties as needed.

Required Qualifications, Skills and Knowledge Requirements:
Preference given to a family member of a child with disabilities or special healthcare needs;
Prefer experience navigating education, childcare, and health systems;
Outstanding planning, communication & organizational skills;
Excellent outreach, family engagement, and community collaboration skills;
Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
Knowledge of local community and resources;
Ability to work flexible hours;
Access to reliable transportation;
Basic computer skills.

To be considered you must submit a resume and cover letter to

The Parents’ Place of Maryland is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by the federal and Maryland state law.

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The Parents' Place of Maryland (PPMD) is an EEO employer. PPMD values diverse perspectives and life experiences. The organization encourages people of all backgrounds to apply, including parents of individuals with disabilities, people who are bilingual, people of color, immigrants, refugees, women, LGBTQ, people with disabilities, veterans, and those with lived experiences.

It is the policy of PPMD that all of the programs, employment practices, and activities of the organization or any of its contractors, vendors, grantees or volunteers will be conducted without regard to any person’s race, color, national origin, marital status, disabled or Vietnam era veteran status, sex, disability, religion, creed, age, sexual orientation, HIV/AIDS, or any other protected class.