MCHC, an equal opportunity employer, is committed to ensuring children in Chester County start healthy, stay healthy, and succeed in school.
We are looking for proactive and dynamic professionals to join our team.
Parent Educator, Family Center Program – Kennett Square and Oxford PA
Provide outreach, home visiting, parenting education (individual and group), support, and referrals for community resources to parents of children 0 – 5 years of age.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
(Other duties may be assigned)
-Provide parent education, using the Parents as Teachers curriculum, during regular home visits.
-Assess family needs and work with Family Center Director to develop and implement individualized family education and service plans.
-Assist the Family Center Director in implementing parent education and support groups.
-Actively recruit families to participate in the Family Center and represent the Center at family focused community outreach events.
-Complete all required documentation regarding home visits, group meetings, Family Center events, screening summaries, and other records required by the program, in a timely and comprehensive manner.
-Attend local and out-of-state trainings as required by the funding source.
-Effective communication skills in English and Spanish.
-Ability to develop trusting, supportive relationships with parents of young children.
-Ability to accept supervision and work as part of a team.
-Ability to work flexible hours (some evenings and weekends) and occasional overnight travel for training.
-Has no criminal or child abuse history as determined by a criminal history and child abuse screening.
-Experience using Microsoft Office.
Education and/or Experience:
-Bachelor’s degree in early childhood education, social work, child/family development or related field and supervised experience working with parents of young children is preferred.
-Will consider an Associate’s degree with 3 years supervised experience working with parents of young children.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
-Successfully completes the Parents as Teachers Prenatal to 3 Years training (within 90 days of hiring) and, within 6 months, completes the 3 Years to Kindergarten training Maintains current certification as a parent educator by completing the required professional development hours for years of service.
-Has a valid driver’s license.
Director of Finance – West Chester PA
This position provides financial analysis and guidance as required to program and management staff and the Board of Directors and is responsible for the financial management of MCHC operations, in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles, funder requirements and the compliance with other regulatory requirements. Manage and if needed, develop and implement financial accounting and budgetary systems. The Director of Finance provides critical information through regular and comprehensive financial analysis and reporting and supports organizational risk management strategies. The position also performs the payroll and benefits administration functions.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities Include:
-Develop, implement and manage the financial, accounting and budgetary systems and procedures to assure
consistency and accuracy of fiscal records in accordance with GAAP.
-Establish and maintain the organization’s accounting practices and procedures, the timely preparation of its
financial reports and the adherence to internal controls.
-Maintain the property accounting and budgetary controls in accordance with organization policies and
guidelines. Assure accurate and timely fund balances in all fund accounts.
-Prepare monthly financial statements for the Executive Director, Finance Committee and Board of Directors.
Analyze, interpret and communicate operating results in comparison with budgets, operating policies and
trends. Provide staff support to Finance Committee of the Board of Directors and attend Board meetings and
develop and present financial reports.
-Identify opportunities to reduce costs and increase revenue.
-Assist the Executive Director with the development and implementation of fiscally responsible short and long-
term budgets and financial plans.
-Manage banking relationships and perform month end bank reconciliations.
-Perform credit and collection functions as necessary.
-Maintain tracking systems and reporting for governmental contracts in accordance with contract requirements.
-Utilize the financial system to record all accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, customer invoices,
deposits, vendor bills, vendor payments and other transactions.
-Serve as the liaison with vendors and effectively manage vendor relationships as they relate to audit, taxation,
legal, regulatory, risk management, insurance and cash management issues.
-Prepare financial reports for funders as requested by the Director of Development.
-Manage the year end closing process and prepare workpapers for the annual audit.
-Provide risk management support including evaluating risks facing the organization to ensure that property and
activities are adequately insured. Review organization insurance coverage and policies. Present insurance
coverage and broker recommendations to the Executive Director and serves as the primary liaison with
insurance brokers, coordinates information, handles annual renewals and negotiates rate and terms.
-Maintain communication with employee benefit providers and in conjunction with the Executive Director
-Resources coordinate the annual benefits renewal process.
-Perform payroll function interfacing with ADP and maintain associated payroll and payroll tax records.
-Coordinate Unemployment Claim activity in collaboration with the Executive Director.
-In collaboration with the Executive Director maintain appropriate and complete personnel systems and
-Liaison with 401K Administrator and coordinate staff relationships and communication. Maintain 401k
information and provide timely information to Plan Administrator and employees.
-In collaboration with the Executive Director provide new hires with necessary information, policies, forms, etc.
and assure accurate and timely recording of their information for payroll and benefits recording.
-Maintain records for miscellaneous items such as gift cards, fundraisers, etc.
-Protect the confidentiality of all information regarding current and past program participants as well as
Additional Duties and Responsibilities:
• Participate in team events and organizational-wide staff meetings and training programs.
• Other duties may be assigned
Education and/or Experience:
• Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business; Masters in Accounting a plus.
• Minimum of seven years’ of relevant experience; familiarity with nonprofit accounting and federal grants
management a major plus.
• Demonstrated “hands on” experience in management of finance, accounting, budgeting, internal controls, and
reporting; experience should include strategic business planning, financial operations, budgeting, forecasting,
reporting and analysis
• Working knowledge of risk management, taxes, insurance, internal controls and audits
• Advanced skills in all of the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Access), as well as
• Strong oral and written communication and interpersonal skills
• Excellent organizational skills and flexibility to coordinate and prioritize multiple projects and meet deadlines
• Ability to maintain strict confidentiality in work, exercising good judgment and discretion at all times
• Demonstrated ability to work well under pressure
• Effective problem-solving skills
• Ability to successfully complete criminal, child abuse history and credit background checks
Interested Qualified Candidates Please Submit Your Cover Letter and Resume to firstname.lastname@example.org