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 Family Connection Collaborative Coordinator

Irwin County Family Connection is a county collaborative organization that works together to improve conditions for children and families in Irwin County as part of the statewide Georgia Family Connection network.  The governing body is seeking an individual to provide planning, facilitation, communication, and coordination services for the partners participating in the work.

Candidates must have excellent writing and oral communication skills, be able to assist with the development and implementation of the Collaborative annual plan, including conducting an annual data review; staffing Collaborative meetings; and engaging community stakeholders in the work of the Collaborative.  Applicants must be able to prepare required reports and must maintain all records for the Collaborative.  The applicant must be able to work effectively with a diverse range of individuals.

Applicants must be possess adequate computer skills. Social media and basic marketing skills are desired. A degree is preferred (not required).

The candidate must be willing to travel within the region and state and participate in required meetings and trainings.

The Irwin County Board of Education will be the Fiscal Agent for the candidate.

Submit cover letter, resume and 3 references via email to:

Applications will be accepted thru November 12, 2021 or until the position is filled.

Under the laws enforced by EEOC, it is illegal to discriminate against someone (applicant or employee) because of that person’s race, color, religion, sex (including gender identity, sexual orientation, and pregnancy), national origin, age (40 or older), disability or genetic information. It is also illegal to retaliate against a person because he or she complained about discrimination, filed a charge of discrimination, or participated in an employment discrimination investigation or lawsuit. 


 Position Description Summary: The Family Connection Coordinator position is responsible for ensuring that the vision, mission and values of the organization are communicated to the Board of Directors, the Collaborative and the community at large. The Collaborative coordinator position carries with it certain responsibilities that will advance the work and preserve the integrity of the local Collaborative and the Georgia Family Connection statewide network. Under the direction of the Collaborative governing body, the coordinator, at a minimum:

 Essential functions include, but are not limited to the following:

  • serves as liaison between the Collaborative and the community and between the Collaborative and GaFCP, in conjunction with the Collaborative chair;
  • ensures, in conjunction with the Collaborative governing body, that all Collaborative and fiscal-agent policies and procedures are followed;
  • that the governing body and fiscal agent determine and approve the budget and any subsequent revisions for the fiscal allocation, and document those actions in meeting minutes; and that GaFCP’s and DHS’s contractual and reporting requirements are met in a timely manner;
  • coordinates the development and implementation of the Collaborative’s annual plan, as guided by the Collaborative governing body and supported by Collaborative partners;
  • regularly reports to the Collaborative governing body at meetings and via email on actions taken on behalf of the Collaborative, including, but not limited to, progress on annual plan development and implementation, coordination of activities with Collaborative partners, meetings attended, all GaFCP required reports prepared and submitted, new contacts, data updates, new fund sources, presentations given, and work with GaFCP and Family Connection peers;
  • supports the Collaborative’s meeting and communications needs;
  • and develops and expands professional capacity by actively working with GaFCP staff and its consultants, and by participating in training and peer opportunities GaFCP organizes and supports.


  • A bachelor’s degree in public administration, public health, behavioral sciences, or related field preferred; or equivalent professional experience with community coalition building.
  • Beneficial to have knowledge and experience in field of prevention, understanding best practices and research-based programming.
  • Experience in human service delivery as it relates to youth, families, and community collaboration.
  • Proven written, oral communication, dynamic public speaking and social media skills.
  • Efficient in community team building and developing and maintaining partnerships.

 Personal Attributes Required: 

  • Demonstrates commitment to serve the community with respect for cultural diversity.
  • Remains flexible and efficient within changing environment and emerging demands.
  • Demonstrates ethical, trustworthy, and professional behavior.
  • Self-motivated, mission-driven and results-oriented; able and willing to learn quickly.
  • Treats all people fairly, with dignity, respect and compassion.