Family Learning Connection Program Manager

Hawkeye Area Community Action Program, Inc.

Hawkeye Area Community Action Program, Inc. (HACAP) is a diverse, community-focused nonprofit dedicated to empowering and improving the lives of families living with the everyday barriers of poverty.

What we are proud to offer you:

  • Health and Dental Insurance
  • Retirement Savings (IPERS and/or 403(b))
  • Paid time off and 9 company paid holidays
  • Short Term Disability after 1 year of employment
  • Basic Life and AD&D coverage
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Optional benefits: Flexible Spending, Long Term Disability, Voluntary Life and Voluntary Accident



The Family Learning Connection (FLC) Program Manager will provide oversite and guidance for the program as it develops, implements and maintains a community-based system delivering parent education and learning opportunities for parents with children less than six years of age residing and/or working in Linn County.


Wage and Schedule

Monday-Friday 8:00 am- 5:00 pm (some non-traditional hours may be needed); $24.72 hourly. 

*This position is eligible for a $1200 retention incentive after successfully completing 180 days of employment.



  1. Supports the education of parents and caregivers with a child zero to five throughout Linn County to expand parent education opportunities.
  2. Serves as a HACAP liason with the FLC families, to ensure that families are knowledgable about agency services.
  3. Models, implements and assesses research based or best practice strategies related to parent education and will become an educational resource within the community. 
  4. Follows policies, procedures, and compliance standards in accordance with HACAP.
  5. Provides leadership and implements day-to-day operations of FLC activities 
  6. Supervises the FLC Program Coordinator, FLC Facilitators, and FLC Childcare. 
  7. Provides oversight, planning and coordination of parent education classes and resource materials and helps the community understand the importance of parent education. 
  8. Develops cooperative working relationships and partnerships with organizations in the community that will further advance the goals of FLC.
  9. Facilitates at least two parent education classes within the fiscal year. (In person)
  10. Adheres to standards laid out by the Iowa Family Support Credential.



  1. Support the organization's mission, vision, values, policy, and procedure by exhibiting the following behaviors: excellence and competence, collaboration, innovation, respect personalization, commitment to our community, and accountability and ownership.
  2. Demonstrates personal commitment to HACAP through quality job performance, a sense of responsibility for high achievement, professional appearance, awareness of current events throughout HACAP, and positive promotion of HACAP.
  3. Consistently work positively and cooperatively with fellow Team Members.
  4. Consistently demonstrate the ability to respond to flexibly changing situations to meet current needs, such as reprioritizing work as necessary.
  5. Consistently come to work on time, working as scheduled, and leaving at the scheduled time.
  6. Maintain appropriate attire and good grooming habits to support HACAP’s desire for safe and efficient operations, providing greater service and better customer relations. 
  7. Must possess high integrity and ensure confidentiality of any information concerning an employee, client, family, financial condition, or personal peculiarities is strictly maintained.
  8. Ensure that personal health information is protected during its collection, use, disclosure, storage, and destruction within HACAP as required by HIPAA.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



  1. Bachelor’s Degree required in early childhood education, child development, social work or other field related to parent education.
  2. Two years of experience working with parents of preschool age children.
  3. Experience demonstrating strong organizational and communication skills.
  4. Supervisory and previous management experience desired.



  1. Valid driver’s license
  2. Valid car insurance
  3. Reliable transportation for on-the-job use
  4. Must pass criminal back ground check as required by Funding Agency
  5. Earn and maintain State of Iowa issued Family Support Credential once hired

Job ID: 82668

Posted 27 days ago

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