The Up Center
Volunteer Family Focus Group Facilitator
Company: The Up Center
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Location: 1805 Airline Blvd Portsmouth Va 23707, 222 W 19th St Norfolk Va,23517, Portsmouth, VA, 23703
Project Details

Volunteer Job Description

Position: Volunteer Family/Parent Group Facilitator
Date: March 2018
Supervisor: Director of Prevention Services
Supervisees: None
Time Commitment: Minimum of one year of service

: Under the direction of the Prevention Services Supervisor and within the limitations of agency policy, the incumbent shall execute the following duties:

  • Facilitate monthly family focus groups and play groups.
  • Participate in monthly and annual project planning and review meetings to ensure program delivery in accordance with program model best practice.
  • Meet monthly with Program Supervisor for Reflective Supervision session and to review group planning.
  • Participate in data collection and reporting regarding program participants and outcomes.
  • Participate in biannual program advisory committee and/or trauma informed care advisory committee
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Development, Human Services and/or other related field or a minimum of three years related experience working with women, children and families in a therapeutic group capacity.
  • Knowledge of group work, social casework, human services and family dynamics,
  • Knowledge of community resources and processes for referral and linkage
  • Ability to effectively engage with and relate to diverse populations
  • Demonstrated effective oral skills
  • Demonstrated computer skills to include word processing, spreadsheets and use of email and the internet.
  • Willingness to work flexible hours as required.
  • Must meet background check requirements.
  • General requirements


  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Category
    Children & Youth
    People With Disabilities
    Skills Area
    Child Development
    Data Entry
    Child Care
    People Skills