Lead a community-wide initiative which advocates to ensure that all children in Summit County have sufficient opportunities in the years up through age three to thrive, learn, and grow into participating, contributing members of our community. Primary responsibility is to coordinate and convene the activities of the Summit County Early Childhood Alliance (“the Alliance”), working collaboratively to plan and implement activities aimed at improving outcomes for children. This position will be located at PC Tots Too, an extended day, high-quality early childcare and learning center located in Park City, Utah. This position will report to the Executive Director of PC Tots, and liaise with Park City Community Foundation.
Ensure that the Alliance partnership creates appropriate goals, action plans, and measures of success. Continue to evolve the draft strategic plan.
Facilitate the Alliance in identifying specific interventions that serve our community’s early-childhood-related needs.
Support committee chairs and the overall Alliance chair in coordinating, attending, and participating in meetings; communicate meeting times, agendas, accomplishments, and assigned tasks.
Assist the partnership and its committee members to create and facilitate volunteer recruitment plans, encourage attendance, and meet with the membership periodically outside of partnership meetings, as deemed necessary; maintain a list of active members and member organizations; ensure that each committee has an assigned chair and secretary.
Lead community outreach and public relations related to the Alliance; participate in community activities as a representative of the partnership, as appropriate; coordinate and arrange trainings; use agreed-upon data systems for reporting.
Lead advocacy efforts with public officials and policy decision makers.
Provide technical assistance to all committees and the Alliance to work effectively toward intended outcomes.
Assist the funding committee in securing additional funds for proposed services and to sustain current funding.
Attend local collaborative meetings, provider coordination meetings, and other local service-based meetings to increase visibility and increase interest in the Alliance as necessary; inform and educate potential partners throughout the county about the partnership process and potential value of participation; receive and disseminate information from partner organizations and outside sources.
Assist the partnership in advancing diversity, social equity, and inclusion in its process, activities, and outcomes.
Ensure participation in relevant regional meetings as well as on statewide workgroups as requested.
Ensure regular progress updates (at least annually) to the community and other stakeholders.
Attend trainings (which may require occasional travel) that build skills, knowledge, and/or connections around coalition building and early childhood.
Perform related duties as required.
Communicate effectively, verbally and in writing;
Develop effective working relationships with supervisors, fellow employees, elected officials, Alliance members, business owners, donors/funders, and the public;
Conduct presentations for diverse communities and potential supporters;
Work effectively in a cross-cultural environment, ensuring all segments of the community have a voice and have their needs and opportunities considered;
Independently manage work assignments in a high interpersonal contact environment;
Build a coalition of community-wide partners to achieve population-level outcomes;
Recruit, engage, organize, and lead volunteers on behalf of the mission of the initiative;
Conduct work in a professional manner and maintain a positive attitude in the midst of change.
Education and Experience:
Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university, and
Four years’ experience in convening and managing community coalitions involving targeted outcomes;
An equivalent combination of education and experience.
PC Tots is a non-profit organization founded in 2015 to provide high quality, affordable, and safe early child care and education for working families in Summit County. Our Extended Day Learning Program focuses on Early Childhood education, social development, and cultural awareness for children ages 6 weeks through 5 years old.
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