SER Employment Opportunities

SER – JOBS FOR PROGRESS NATIONAL, INC.

SER is a National network of community-based employment and training centers located in 19 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. SER’s primary focus is to empower socially and economically disadvantaged Americans, especially Hispanics, with the knowledge, skills, and abilities that will prepare them for full participation in American society.

Controller – Irving, TX

SUMMARY: SER Jobs for Progress National, located at 100 E. Royal Lane, Suite 130, Irving, TX 75039 seeks a Controller for Irving, Texas job location. The Controller will be responsible for establishing table of accounts and assigning entries to the correct general ledger accounts according to General Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and Government Auditing Standards (GAS). Prepare, examine or analyze accounting record to assess accuracy, completeness and conformance to reporting procedural standards. Additional responsibilities include maintaining record for assets, liabilities, accounts payable, accounts receivable and payroll transactions. The Controller is responsible for preparing closing and adjusting entries so the Chief Financial Officer can prepare the monthly financial information and statements required by management. The Controller supervises one subordinate employee and one peer employee.

EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Business Administration
  • 36 months experience in the occupation of Non-profit Accountant
  • 2 years experience in accounting software used by non-profit organizations
  • 1 year experience with OMB Uniform Guidance required for Federal grant awards
  • 1 year supervisory responsibility in nonprofit fiscal environment. Experience may be gained concurrently.

If interested please send resume to:

SER Jobs for Progress National, Inc.

100 East Royal Lane #130 Irving, TX. 75039

Attn: HR Department

Ref. Job Code 401776

Closing Date: 8/10/17

Part Time Infant & Toddler Parent Coach

Part-Time: Maximum of 25 Hours/Week

REPORTS TO: Early Head Start Director

FLSA Status: NON-EXEMPT

SUMMARY: The Parent Coach will implement the Frog Street Curriculum – Home Connections material as an enhancement piece to the SER National Early Head Start program. The Parent Coach will work to strengthen the parent-child interactions that support social and emotional development. The Parent Coach will carry out intentional activities that improve early language, communication and cognitive development. The Parent Coach will recruit mothers and fathers exclusively from the SER Early Head Start program that serves children between the ages of 6-weeks and 3-years in Dallas and Grand Prairie areas.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for implementing twelve Frog Street Curriculum – Home Connections activities per cohort to children 6 weeks old through 3 years of age.
  • Deliver weekly parent training sessions within their homes to a cohort of 12 parents over the course of a 3-month period. Work in collaboration with teachers to support parent engagement activities at home.
  • Prepare individualized weekly lesson plans that are responsive to the individual needs of children and their parents, and submit them to the supervisor for approval.
  • Use Frog Street Assessment tool to monitor the children’s growth in school readiness goals.
  • Use hands-on activities during each session to help parents move from watching, listening and talking to doing.
  • Consult and collaborate with Family Services Specialist to select parents who can best benefit from home visiting services.
  • As part of the case management team, meet with the Family Services Specialist regularly to ensure goals and needs are met, and adjust strategies on an ongoing basis if needed.
  • Address school readiness goals identified by parents in the Family Partnership Agreement and incorporated those into the home visiting plan.
  • Develop a warm, caring and supportive relationship with parents that builds trust and encourages respectful, ongoing two-way communication.
  • Recognize parents as their children’s primary teachers and nurturers, and implement intentional strategies to engage parents in their children’s learning and Equal Opportunity Employer development, including specific strategies for father engagement.
  • Maintain files and record a summary of each home visit in ChildPlus to document the event.
  • Provide testimonials of success achieved during program implementation.
  • Ability to travel within the city and surrounding areas to conduct home visits.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, weeknights and weekends.
  • Provide reports as needed on program progress and data.
  • Other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology, Social Work, Psychology or other related field.
  • At least three years of equivalent experience will be considered in lieu of education
  • Minimum two years’ experience working with diverse populations and children at risk
  • Ability to engage in strength based relationships with parents.
  • Ability to communicate effectively – verbally and in writing.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to work independently
  • Self-starter
  • Basic computer skills required – Word, Excel, Software applications.
  • Valid Driver’s License and access to reliable transportation.
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred.
  • Knowledge of Early Head Start preferred.
  • Knowledge of Early Childhood Education.

REQUIRED SCREENINGS/CHECKS

  • Drug Screen
  • Background Check
  • Driver’s Record
  • Fingerprinting
  • Health Check

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