Program Manager, Home Grown , Home Grown, Home-Based Child Care Collaborative

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Posted Date: 
Friday, September 6, 2019 - 4:45pm
Expiration Date: 
Wednesday, November 6, 2019 - 4:45pm
Job Summary: 

Home Grown, a national collaborative of funders, envisions a country in which all children have the care they need to reach their full potentials (cognitive, social, emotional, and health and wellness); providers offer quality child care; and parents have equal access to quality child care for their children. To achieve this vision, Home Grown will remove policy barriers, strengthen home-based child care practices and business models, and support the growth and recognition of the sector so that all providers offer quality care and parents choose quality care.

Home Grown seeks a Program Manager to support the implementation of the strategic plan and provide leadership related to: project management; data management; communications; and administration. Reporting to the Director, the Program Manager will support this ambitious initiative in changing the child care landscape in our nation. The ideal candidate will be highly self-motivated, mission-driven, and comfortable in a fast-moving and adaptive environment.



  • Support Director with the development, implementation and management of projects, programs, and services.
  • Manage project planning, assigned tasks and activities, and reporting.
  • Manage administrative activities of the initiative (grant reporting, billing, contracting, etc)
  • Plan events and manage logistics of stakeholder engagement activities
  • Develop, archive and manage program information and data.
  • Collect, synthesize and report program data.
  • Collect, synthesize and report landscape data and information.
  • Author and edit internal and external communications tools and products including presentations, briefs, fact-sheets, web copy, and blog posts.
  • Develop administrative processes and project workflows to ensure efficient management of administrative and project deliverables.
  • Monitor and report on the performance and activities of various initiatives.
  • Develop content for informational and promotional communications including e-newsletters and website.  
  • Serve as a resource to partners, funders, and stakeholders seeking information or engagement supports.
  • Reflect on data and information and analyze trends to make recommendations to improve project impact, design new initiatives or support quality improvement activities.


·Bachelor’s degree in communications, organizational development, social work, education, early childhood education, or related areas.

·Specialized project management training or certification a plus.

Specialized training in communication, copywriting, editing, graphic design a plus.


  • At least 5 years experience in a nonprofit, consulting or social enterprise setting.
  • Experience in early childhood education, child care, or home visiting strongly preferred.
  • Solid understanding of nonprofit education, early education or family support systems.
  • Experience in a start-up or small agency preferred.
  • Ability to work remotely.
  • Ability to facilitate coordination of multiple tasks and manage a variety of projects simultaneously.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to develop polished presentation materials.
  • Detail-oriented editor and proofreader.
  • High level of proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Power Point, and Excel), familiarity and comfort with presentation and charting tools (LucidChart, PicktoChart, or similar) and project management tools (SmartSheets, Asana, or similar).
  • Ability to organize and maintain complete, accurate and accessible files and records and ability to meet deliverables independently.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate with diverse audiences.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Culturally competent, empathetic, and strongly oriented to support diverse stakeholders from various communities.

Work Environment:

Remote position with office headquarters located in Philadelphia.

Position Type and Work Schedule:

Full time position, typical hours are Monday through Friday 8:30 am to 5:00 pm.  Flex schedule options available.


Some travel required (10% time)

Physical Demands: n/a

Salary and Benefits:

Our employees are our most valuable resource, so we offer a competitive and comprehensive benefits package, which can include:

  • Medical with vision benefits
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Life,  AD&D and long term care insurance
  • Short- and long-term disability insurance
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan, with a company contribution
  • Paid time off including vacation, sick, personal and holiday
  • Employee Assistance Program

Eligibility and participation is handled consistent with the plan documents and HFP policy. 


The Health Federation reserves the right to modify, interpret, or apply this job description in any way the Company desires. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by an employee assigned to this position. This job description in no way implies that these are the only duties, including essential duties, responsibilities and/or skills to be performed by the employee occupying this position. This job description is not an employment contract, implied, or otherwise. The employment relationship remains “at will.” The aforementioned job requirements are subject to change to reasonably accommodate qualified disabled individuals.

The Health Federation of Philadelphia (HFP) is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation or preference, marital status or any classification protected by federal, state or local law.