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Bethany Christian Services

Safe Families Coordinator/Catalyst

Bethany Christian Services
Petoskey/Charlevoix areas, Michigan, United States

Date Posted: 08/12/2015
Categories: Other - Outreach - Para-church Ministries
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: Not Applicable
Job Type: Part-Time

Job Description:

The Safe Families Program Coordinator/Catalyst will be responsible for engaging and supervising services provided by the Family Coach in the Safe Families for Children program. The Program Coordinator creates a dynamic and socially contagious enthusiasm to engage stakeholders and church partners, resulting in successful matches for children in need and Safe Families.


Essential Repsonsibilities:

  1. Assist with development and implementation of program evaluation process.
  2. Coordinate collaborative efforts.
  3. Recruit potential families, churches, and community support.
  4. Promote community relations.
  5. Provide program publicity.
  6. Seek necessary funding.
  7. Assist in taking intake referrals and assigning placements.
  8. Supervise staff.
  9. Secure training for the families and staff.
  10. Attend training as needed and apply newly gained knowledge in providing services.
  11. Perform other duties as assigned.  


  1. BA/BS degree
  2. Demonstrate excellent engagement and interpersonal skills.
  3. Demonstrate verbal and written communication skills.
  4. Computer skills sufficient to perform essential functions.
  5. Maintain a reliable automobile with adequate insurance coverage.
  6. Knowledge of state, community and agency resources.
  7. Prior experience in recruitment and assessment services.
  8. Subscription to and integration of the agency Statement of Faith, Mission Statement, and Cultural Diversity Commitment.

Note:  Position is 20 hours a week and pays $15/hour.