Professional Development Specialist

Changing Tides Family Services

Posted: Feb. 8, 2019


Under the supervision of the Resource and Referral Director, the Professional Development Specialist will plan, develop and delivers trainings to improve the knowledge, skills and practices of early education professionals. They will also recruit and provide training/technical assistance to individuals in order to enter and or stay in the child care field. This a full time position (37.5 hours/week)



       •Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education (ECE) or related field; or Bachelor’s degree with at       least 24 units of ECE or Child Development courses.

       •Three (3) years of experience operating and/or providing direct service in a child care facility

       •Experienced in teaching groups of adults and also providing one-on-one coaching

       •Knowledge of business and child development aspects of licensed family child care homes and      centers



      •Ability to pass a criminal background check

      • Must possess a valid California driver’s license, current automobile insurance and vehicle for work


WAGE:   Starts at $17.43 per hour.


BENEFITSBenefits per current Personnel Policies include:

Paid sick and vacation days, 13 paid holidays

Health, vision, life, and dental insurance

                                                401(k) Retirement Plan


APPLICATION PROCEDURE:  Submit a letter of interest, resume, and completed job application via

Email to or via U.S. mail to:

Nanda Prato, Human Resource Director

Changing Tides Family Services

2259 Myrtle Avenue

Eureka, CA  95501

Job description and job application available at



Changing Tides Family Services is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, age, disability, or on any other inappropriate basis in its processes of recruitment, selection, promotion, or other conditions of employment.



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