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Kate’s Club Overview
Kate’s Club is a non-profit that empowers children and teens, their families, and young adults facing life after the death of a parent, sibling, caregiver or someone important to them.

Founded in 2003, Kate’s Club envisions a world in which it’s okay to grieve. We build healing communities through recreational and therapeutic group programs, education and advocacy. We serve children, their families and young adults through programming at our Clubhouse programs in Brookhaven and Newnan, GA, in school-based groups throughout metro Atlanta, and our new online platform, Kate’s Hub. Our grief education trainings reach a national audience of therapists, school counselors and other youth development professionals. See www.katesclub.org for more information.

Kate’s Club is seeking full-time Regional Program Coordinators in Southwest Georgia, based in Albany area and including Dougherty, Terrell, Lee, Worth, Colquitt, Mitchell, Baker and Calhoun counties

Position Summary
Regional Program Coordinators will report directly to the State Outreach Manager and will play an integral role in advancing the organization’s efforts to reach the more than 200,000 children and teens, and more than 300,000 young adults, in Georgia facing life after the death of a parent, sibling, or primary caregiver.

This position requires availability on some evenings and weekends.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Duty: Creating and maintaining strong relationships with local community partners

  • Assist State Outreach Manager in local needs assessments and most effective marketing and community education approaches
  • Increase awareness of Kate’s Club within local communities with a focus on organizations that work with children such as schools, faith organizations, hospices, hospitals, counseling agencies, etc.
  • Build and steward relationships with partner agencies, schools, community organizations, etc. who can serve as referral sources, potential sites for programs, and advocates for the needs of grieving children
  • Provide guidance and resources to members of the community in need of grief support, particularly as it relates to children, teenagers, families, and young adults
  • Provide professional trainings on a variety of topics related to childhood bereavement
  • Represent Kate’s Club at resource fairs, public meetings, and other community events
  • Keep detailed records of all outreach activities

Duty: Program management and facilitation

  • Plan and facilitate grief support programming for groups of children, families, and young adults
  • Collaborate with schools and community partners to identify potential participants and increase permission form return rates for school- and community-based groups
  • Support new Clubhouse program participants in intake process, including caregiver phone interviews, youth bereavement needs assessments, and family orientations to Kate’s Club programs
  • Provide referrals to families in need of mental health therapists or other outside resources
  • Ensure that child safety policies and emergency procedures are followed at all programs
  • Ensure accurate, up-to-date maintenance of participant records in Apricot database
  • Train, manage, and track participation of volunteers

Duty: Track and report progress of regional expansion efforts

  • Continually assess programs for effectiveness and offer informed input for needs of program
  • Keep track of all data related to programs, groups, and community outreach
  • Support State Outreach Manager in collecting data required by grant administrator

Qualifications and Skills

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree required in a human or social services field, Master’s degree considered favorably

Experience:

  • Minimum two (2) years of relevant experience working in a social service or mental health-related field
  • A familiarity with social services sectors in the region

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

  • An understanding of bereavement and a passion for the Kate’s Club mission
    Bilingual in Spanish and English a plus
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and be resourceful in a remote work environment
  • Ability to demonstrate presence, self-confidence, good judgment, and effectively listen to others
  • High degree of accountability, responsibility, and professional integrity
  • Aptitude for data management, including proficiency with Microsoft Office 365, Google Suite, case management software, and data management principles

Other Requirements:

  • Willing to travel within the designated region and work flexible hours, including up to four evenings per month and one to two weekend days per month
  • Willing to travel to Atlanta quarterly, reimbursable travel
  • Must pass a criminal background check
  • Must have a valid Georgia driver’s license and clean driving record

Salary and Benefits
This position is full time. Salary is $44,000 annually. Paid time off, health benefits and professional development opportunities are provided.

How to Apply
Send resume and cover letter to [email protected] by Wednesday, February 8. Please include Southwest Georgia Application in the subject line.

Position Summary

The Metro Atlanta Outreach Coordinator will report directly to the Director of Program and Partnerships and will play an integral role in advancing the organization’s efforts to reach the more than 90,000 children and teens in Metro Atlanta facing life after the death of a parent, sibling, or primary caregiver.

This position requires availability on some evenings and weekends. Travel within a 30 mile radius of Atlanta may be required.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Duty: Coordination of school and community groups, and other outreach grief support, in metro Atlanta

  • Manage a sector of school and community groups in the metro Atlanta area, ensuring execution of agreements with partner schools and other organizations, consistency of curriculum and quality of program implementation
  • Help recruit, train, coordinate and oversee group facilitators who provide support groups in different schools and organizations
  • Advise Director of Program and Partnerships regularly on concerns regarding school partners, facilitators, etc.
  • Facilitate grief support groups as needed
  • Provide professional trainings on a variety of topics related to childhood bereavement
  • Coordinate community care for schools and organizations that have experienced the death of a community member
  • Directly implement grief education activities with children and adults, following the training and guidance of Kate’s Club’s Director of Programs and Partnerships

Duty: Track and report progress of metro Atlanta outreach efforts

  • Work with schools and other community partners to obtain necessary child and family information, permissions, etc. and keep track of all data related to groups
  • Working with school and other community partners, evaluate all groups and facilitators
  • Track community outreach efforts - trainings, education, etc. - in terms of attendance, etc.
  • Continually assess KC Connects outreach programs and services, and offer informed input regarding current and future needs of program
  • Working with Director of Programs and Partnerships and Data and Outcomes Manager, administer pre- and post-assessments (e.g., Bereavement Needs Assessment) in select school groups, analyze results to inform group needs and develop group-specific curriculum

Duty: Ensure growth of KC Connects within Metro Atlanta

  • Increase awareness of Kate’s Club within the broader Atlanta community with a focus on organizations that interact with grieving children such as schools, faith organizations, hospitals, counseling agencies, etc.
  • Build and steward relationships with partner agencies, schools, community organizations, etc. who can serve as referral sources, sites for KC Connects outreach programs, and allies or advocates for the needs of grieving children in metro Atlanta and beyond
  • Represent Kate’s Club at resource fairs, public meetings, and other community events
  • Keep detailed records of all outreach activities

Duty: Provide Spanish language support (if proficient in Spanish)

  • Provide translation for family program emails
  • Conduct phone interviews with Spanish-speaking guardians as needed
  • Conduct orientations to Kate’s Club programs in Spanish as needed
  • Attend resource fairs that reach the Hispanic community

Qualifications and Skills

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree required in a human or social services field, Master’s degree considered favorably

Experience:

  • Minimum two (2) years of relevant experience working in a social service or mental health-related field
  • A familiarity with metro Atlanta social services sectors

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

  • An understanding of bereavement and a passion for the Kate’s Club mission
  • Bilingual in Spanish and English strongly preferred
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to demonstrate presence, self-confidence, sound judgment, and effectively listen to others
  • High degree of accountability, responsibility, and professional integrity
  • Aptitude for data management, including proficiency with Microsoft Office 365, Google Suite, case management software, and data management principles
  • Ability to work independently and be resourceful

Other Requirements:

  • Must pass a criminal background check
  • Must have a valid Georgia driver’s license and clean driving record

Salary and Benefits

This position is full time. Salary range is $42,000 to $45,000 annually. Paid time off, health benefits, and professional development opportunities are provided.

How to Apply

Send resume, cover letter and salary requirements to [email protected] by December 19, 2022.