Fatherhood Engagement Specialist – Young Parent Coalition

Feb 7, 2023 | Employment


The Fatherhood Engagement Specialist will provide fatherhood engagement services by providing community education, technical assistance, and enhanced community service linkages for the Young Parent Coalition. This will involve coordinating workshops and referral services to expectant and young fathers/couples to support their purposeful involvement in the well-being of their children. Technical assistance at PLP (Parent Linking Program) and other coalition member sites will focus on enhancing services to expectant and young fathers and increase father recruitment and retention. Anticipated outcomes include reducing the barriers that impede the ability of fathers to become more purposeful in the well-being of their children, increasing fathers’ understanding of their role as a parent, promoting healthy co-parenting relationships, educating the community about the importance of the father’s role, and strengthening the protective factors. The service area will include all 21 counties in New Jersey.

This is a hybrid/remote position with presence at the office on occasion.

OTHER CONDITIONS OF THIS POSITION: Travel throughout New Jersey will be necessary and a valid driver’s license & reliable vehicle are required. Hours may need to be flexible to allow for evening and weekend work.


Please submit resume and cover letter to [email protected] Be sure to include “Engagement Specialist” and your last name in the subject line.