Training and Technical Assistance Coordinator

Rockford Region
Posted 3 weeks ago

Job Description


Title Training and Technical Assistance Coordinator
Program(s) Child Care Solutions
Reports to Co-Director, CORE Department

Job Summary

Responsible for coordinating and/or delivering training opportunities for our Service Delivery Area (SDA) and provide technical assistance to child care practitioners. This position is an hourly non-exempt position.

Minimum Job Requirements

  • Bachelor degree from an accredited college or university in one of the following related fields (ECE, Child Development, Child Psychology/Behavioral Sciences, Family Consumer Sciences, Social Work, Elementary Education, Child Welfare, Family Services, Psychology, Sociology).
  • Knowledge of child care and child care practices
  • Technical proficiency with a personal computer and various software packages
  • Excellent written, verbal, and presentation skills
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Enjoy working as a team member as well as independently
  • Comfortable with networking and establishing collaborations
  • Strong knowledge of community resources
  • Ability to type at least 30 words per minute
  • Current Illinois driver’s license and valid vehicle insurance
  • Ability to lift 30 pounds
  • Must become Gateways to Opportunities Registry member within two (2) months of employment
  • Obtain and document a minimum of fifteen (15) hours of professional development annually
  • Completion of INCCRRA CSD training by December 2016, or for new staff within one year of hire


Summary of Essential Job Functions

  • Responsible for developing, administering, coordinating, and evaluating all child care provider training activities within SDA
  • Provides professional development and training technical assistance to child care providers
  • Evaluates early childhood training needs and uses this information to plan trainings
  • Organizes a pool of community resources and consultants to be utilized for training services
  • Creates quarterly training calendar and prepares it for distribution
  • Evaluates training events and trainers for quality purposes
  • Assist in the delivery of child care referral services and consumer education to parents/guardians in accordance with the Illinois Department of Human Services and YWCA policy and procedures
  • Maintain provider database and produce reports regarding SDA activities and in Data Tracking Program (DTP)
  • Ensures prompt data entry for trainings; including entering registration, producing sign-in sheets, printing certificates, reconciling classes and data checks for DTP
  • Responsible for annually reviewing training and fee policies
  • Maintains Authorized Entity status through INCCRRA
  • Conducts child care training needs assessment for SDA
  • Provides child care referral services and consumer education to parents/guardians in accordance with the Illinois Department of Human Services and YWCA policy and procedures
  • Maintains a high level of confidentiality
  • Participates in community activities including community events, media campaigns, promotional materials, and community presentations
  • Participates in staff meetings, working to uphold the mission of Child Care Solutions and the YWCA of Rockford
  • Communicates with impartiality and respect all parents’/guardians child care choices
  • Speaks to the purpose and services of all YWCA programming
  • Responds with sensitivity to families’ socioeconomic, cultural, ethnic, religious backgrounds, individual needs and capabilities
  • Reflects agency image in appropriate manner, behavior and dress
  • Performs other duties as assigned


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.  This Job Description should not be read as creating an express or implied contract, nor is it intended to alter the employment-at-will relationship.  Employment with the YWCA is “at-will” and may be terminated at any time, with or without cause, at the option of either the YWCA or the employee.

Apply and interview at workplace, 4701 E. State St, Rockford Monday – Friday from 8:30 am – 3:30 pm or fill out our EZ Registration form.


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