Employment After Deployment: Jewish Family Service Is Looking For A Parent Educator-Military Specialist In Their Positive Parenting Program

December 20, 2018

John and Tammy have a program for those looking to transition out of the military. It's called Employment after Deployment and they want to get heroes HIRED!

If you're a veteran looking to get a job please email John at John@kson.com or Tammy at Tammy@kson.com

Autumn at Jewish Family Service has a job that would be perfect for someone seeking a job as they transition out of the military as a Parent Educator-Military Specialist! The job posting with details is below and you can listen to her call John and Tammy to talk more about the job as well. 

Position Title: Parent Educator-Military Specialist; Positive Parenting Program

Organization: Jewish Family Service of San Diego

Position Type: 30 hours per week; 2-3 evening availability/week

Standardized Benefits: Benefits for this position include a 401(k) plan, medical, dental and vision coverage, flexible spending accounts, life insurance and a generous holiday schedule.

Position Overview:

The Positive Parenting Parent Educator utilizes evidence- based parenting curriculum and personal experience to provide engaging parent education. In addition, this position will conduct outreach to engage members of military families This position works collaboratively with other parent education staff to foster a team environment and meet overall goals of the program.

Position Requirements:

· Personal lived experience in military family life is preferred in this position

· A Bachelor’s Degree in child development, social work, or early childhood education and/or higher education is preferred; High School Diploma required

· The position requires regular travel around the County of San Diego, must have reliable transportation

· Evening availability is expected on an ongoing basis

· Maintain current and accurate versions of required paperwork

· Submit all paperwork and evaluation data according to deadlines

· Outreach to and engage with military families appropriate to the program

· Ability to obtain and maintain formal accreditation as a Triple P practitioner (Triple P training will be provided to the selected candidate)

· Sensitivity to cultural differences present in the organization’s/ program’s service population is essential

· Must pass pre-employment background check(s) and TB test

· Fluent in English, including ability to read, write and speak on the telephone in English

· A high degree of comfort with public speaking and presenting to groups in English

· Bilingual candidates preferred

Additional Information:

This is a unique opportunity to be a part of a tight-knit, high performing and fun team of dedicated professionals. In return for your hard work and great attitude, you’ll get a flexible schedule, great potlucks and gratitude from the families you’ll serve.

The Triple P – Positive Parenting Program is one of the most effective evidence-based parenting programs in the world, backed up by more than 35 years of ongoing research. Triple P gives parents simple and practical strategies to help them confidently manage their children’s behavior, prevent problems developing and build strong, healthy relationships. Triple P is currently used in 25 countries and has been shown to work across cultures, socio-economic groups and in all kinds of family structures.​


To learn more about the position visit jfssd.org/ or email Autumn at autumnw@jfssd.org.

Listen to Autumn from Jewish Family Services talk with John and Tammy below: