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Director of Parenting Educator Training Program

Do you have a passion for providing group-based parenting education and support? Would you like to equip Parenting Educators with the skills and knowledge they need to better serve the families they work with?

If so, you may be our new Director of Training!

Parenting Now, a nonprofit in Eugene Oregon, is searching for a Director of Training. In this position, you will lead a team of experienced trainers to provide, develop, and implement professional development training opportunities for Parenting Educators in Oregon and beyond. At this point, all trainings are virtual, with in-person provision as we are able.

This position is located in, but not limited to, Eugene Oregon.

General Purpose of Position: To grow and manage the Parenting Educator Training Program at Parenting Now, ensuring quality of content, delivery, and results.

Job Duties:

  • Develop and implement Parenting Educator Training Plan, in collaboration with the Executive Director and Sales Manager, including marketing strategies
  • Design, update, schedule and provide professional development trainings and conference presentations, including web-based trainings, including DEI in all content
  • Recruit, hire, orient, and supervise training staff  
  • Communicate with training customers and act as liaison between trainers and customers as needed
  • Monitor program quality through ongoing evaluations and input; make improvements as needed; integrate current best practices into PN curricula training and conference presentations
  • Identify  trainee’s needs and trends for use in program design and strategic planning
  • Develop program budgets and oversee monthly program expenditures to ensure programs are within budget 
  • Assure appropriate data collection and program records
  • Participate as member of Management Team and help establish long-term strategic direction and annual goals for Parenting Now 
  • Other duties as assigned

Supervision Received From: Executive Director

Supervision Given To: Trainers 

Coordination/Collaborations With: Sales Manager, Managing Director, Public Relations Specialist and Administrative Assistant.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Demonstrated experience with group-based parenting education
  • Demonstrated experience with training
  • Demonstrated experience leading a team
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

Desired Education and/or Experience:

  • Masters or higher in Child Development, Family Systems, Adult Learning or similar field
  • Brand management and digital marketing experience
  • Trained and experience with Make Parenting A Pleasure Curriculum
  • Bi-lingual for Spanish and English, including writing skills
  • Experience training with Zoom or similar online platforms

Compensation: Flexible hours, starting at 20 hours per week and building to full time. $26 per hour. Health benefits included, with access to 403b retirement plans.

To apply, email cover letter, resume, and references here

Position open until filled.

Parenting Now is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, creating an inclusive environment for all employees, and supporting all families in our community. Racial and ethnic minorities, LGBTQ individuals, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

What it's like to work at Parenting Now:

"I am proud to work for an organization that offers so many valuable resources to the parents in our community."
"I really value the support I receive at Parenting Now from my coworkers. Their skills and passion for the work are an inspiration."
"Parenting Now has enabled me to pursue my career goals and be a mom to my two young kiddos. You won't find a more supportive team than the one at Parenting Now."
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