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Referral Specialist & Grant Assistant

Job Description

  • The Referral Specialist educates parents about child care, provides appropriate referrals and maintains an accurate database for referrals and statistical purposes.
  • The Grant Assistant helps create and maintain relationships with child care providers receiving grants from The Office of Children and Family Services.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Respond to parent inquiries about child care and early education options.
  • Accurately enter client and provider information into the referral database.
  • Provide technical assistance and support to grant recipients.
  • Accurately enter grant information into database.
  • Serve clients whose first language is not English.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Skills

Education/Training

  • Degree in Early Childhood preferred

Experience

  • Excellent written and oral communication
  • Excellent listening and phone skills
  • Positive attitude
  • Detail and customer oriented
  • Good multitasking and organizational ability
  • Experience working in a not for profit agency

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $18.00 - $19.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

Experience:

  • Data entry: 2 years (Preferred)
  • Client Services & Customer Support: 2 years (Preferred)
  • Phone etiquette: 1 year (Preferred)

Send your resume to Karen Walsh at kwalsh@childcaredutchess.org