Family First Council Administrator – Portage County FCFC – Part-Time, 20 Hours/Week
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Ravenna, OH • Portage County FCFC
Family First Council Administrator

Portage County FCFC

Part-Time, 20 Hours/Week


Schedule:     May require some weekend and evening work


GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: Coordinate needed services for multi-system youth in Portage County



1.  Analyzes, designs, and develops programs and projects to improve local service delivery according to Family First Council recommendations.

2. Encourages collaboration of funding and develops alternative financing strategies to maximize the use of state, local, and federal resources for service to the community by identifying and securing funding sources.

3. Prepares and processes federal and state grants to optimize community programs via Comprehensive Strategies Strategic Plan.

4. Coordinates services with related agencies and service delivery systems, and maintains an accountability system to monitor progress.

5. Directs activities of Family First Council grants including distribution and monitoring of mini-grants and contracts, overseeing expenditure of funds to designated agencies in line with grant criteria and coordination of preventative efforts of child placements. Reports to the State on grant activities as required.

6. In conjunction with Council Fiscal Agent, oversees fiscal management of the Council including budget preparation and fiscal control. Responsible for implementing budget procedures and monitoring funded programs and budgets. Provides input for monthly financial reports to the Family First Council Administrative Agent.

7. Supervision of FCFC service coordinator.  Engagement with organizations that FCFC has co-involvement or joint funding ·

8. Establishes Council identity and communicates it to the local community; conducts meetings and reviews proposals; independently represents Council at local, regional, and state wide meetings.

9. Other duties related to Council goals as determined by the Council.

10. Other duties as assigned.

1.  Bachelor’s Degree and experience in supervision/management.

2. Knowledge of budgeting, contracting, and financial reporting.

3. Computer skills including working knowledge of spreadsheet software, i.e. Lotus, Microsoft, Excel, Quateri Pro, etc.

4. Ability to prepare and facilitate implementation of grants.

5. Ability to gather, collect, and analyze data.

6. Excellent verbal, written, interpersonal, and analytical skills.

7. Demonstrated leadership skills and ability to work independently.

8. Knowledge of Portage County community resources and child serving systems.

9. Experience in resource development and planning.



Education: Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Behavioral Health, Education, Public Administration, or related field.


Experience: Minimum of 5 years related work experience in program administration. Minimum of 1 year of supervisory

experience. Must possess 3 years of directly related demonstrated work experience to meet specific job duties. Knowledge of additional languages and cultures is preferred.


Skills: Proficiency in Microsoft Office and database programs. Use mathematics to solve problems. Obtain and use equipment, facilities, and materials required to perform work. Operate job related equipment including the use of basic computer programs and systems . Do data entry, generate reports, copy, manage and track documents and information. Integrity, sense of responsibility, independent judgment and excellent critical thinking skills . Strong and moral character.

About Family & Community Services, Inc.

As an employee at Family & Community Services you can make a difference. We need people just like you! From providing life’s basic needs – food, clothing and shelter – to counseling and mentoring services, F&CS has touched the lives of countless individuals. No one gets up in the morning and says “I want to have a career in non-profit”. Or maybe they do, it’s truly a calling. You are called to be a difference maker and here, at F&CS, you can make that difference.

The better the workplace experience you have, the better service to our programs and their clients. That’s why we believe in teamwork, continuing education, and dedication. By working together and supporting each other, we have created a culture of service and perseverance.