Early Learning Play and Learn Facilitator
Spokane, WA Early Learning
Job Type
Full-time
Description

This position supports the overall mission and vision of Community-Minded Enterprises (CME), the Early Learning Initiative and the Recovery Support Services Initiative. The Play and Learn Facilitator works in partnership with the Family Services Coordinator (FSC) to facilitate the implementation of community play groups. Primary duties include offering support services to Child Care Aware Family Friends and Neighbor participants and community partners as a Kaleidoscope Plan & Learn Program Facilitator in Eastern Washington. This position will also act as an advocate for caregivers in early learning programs and support access to relevant community services. 


This individual will also facilitate both virtual and in-person play groups as they relate to the Recovering Families Play & Learn and Early Connection Play & Learn models and will assist with monthly family events. 


Primary Responsibilities Include:  

  • Works with the FSC to facilitate the implementation of Play & Learn Groups
  • Monitors Play & Learn inventory and supplies. 
  • Responsible for cleaning, organizing, and inspecting material to ensure proper sanitization and safety. 
  • Work in collaboration with the Family Services Coordinator and the Early Learning team to ensure an equitable system of services and opportunities for families in Eastern Washington
  • Support development of other playgroups by communicating knowledge, ideas and lessons learned
  • Maintain, update, and organize relevant activities for data reports and data tracking systems 
  • Work with the Play and Learn team to plan and develop marketing and communication activities designed to increase community awareness and participation
  • Assist in providing relevant education for parents, caregivers, and early learning professionals
  • Research and share community resources, services and opportunities for children and families
Requirements
  • BA or AA in ECE, Education, Child Development, or related field & at least 2 years’ experience working in Early Childhood Education required.
  • Must be available to work evenings and weekends several times throughout the month as needed and scheduled.
  • Ability to work independently, self-motivate, prioritize work & manage time effectively.
  • Ability to maintain timely documentation/data entry into the electronic data tracking system.
  • Strong competency working both in a team setting & independently.
  • Excellent written & verbal communications skills.
  • Proven ability to act in a professional manner.
  • Excellent listening skills with the ability to give & receive critical feedback.
  • Ability to work occasional evening & weekend hours.
  • Demonstrated commitment to cultural relevancy, diversity & inclusion.
  • Computer literate & proficient using all Microsoft Office programs.
  • Must have current, valid driver’s license, insurance, access to reliable transportation & ability to pass ongoing background checks.

The Early Learning Play & Learn Facilitator is a benefited full-time position at 32 hours a week. CME provides an extremely competitive salary and benefits package and has a strong emphasis on work-life balance. CME was voted one of the top 35 Best Places to Work in the Inland Northwest four years in a row (2018, 2019, 2020 & 2021) by the Spokane Journal of Business and Greater Spokane Incorporated and one of the top 100 Places to Work in Washington State. 


In accordance with Washington State Governor's Proclamation 21.14.2, as a condition of employment, you must be fully vaccinated or have an approved medical/religious accommodation by time of hire.

  

CME is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and encourages women, persons of color and those with disabilities to apply. We actively celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment.