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On Call Parent Trainer

Boys Town Omaha, NE

Boys Town:


The Parent Trainer coordinates, plans, and conducts training for Common Sense Parenting. This position also maintains and communicates information to others regarding Common Sense Parenting training. Bilingual not required however bilingual applicants are encouraged,


  • Oversees class management and performance related to Common Sense Parenting training.

    o Presents Common Sense Parenting classes as needed.

    o Establishes and maintains a safe and productive learning environment (i.e. role plays, question and answer sessions, one on one sessions).

    o Coordinates additional services as part of class preparation (i.e. childcare, food).

    o Reviews survey responses to improve presentations.

    o Collects and enters performance data into the National Data Base as well as any additional contract specific data.

    o Coaches parents effectively to apply course content.

    o Maintains all equipment and supplies in good condition.

    o Utilizes own vehicle to travel to conduct training.

  • Engages in outreach activities.

    o Represents the organization with community engagement efforts and solicits potential funders.

    o Collaborates frequently in the effort to reach participants and motivates them to attend and complete Common Sense Parenting classes.

    o May present short informational or marketing sessions to entice parents to attend Common Sense Parenting classes.

    o Acts as a liaison with community organizations striving to partner with a parent education program.

    o Travels to conduct outreach activities.

  • Maintains current credentials and on-going trainer development.

    o Successfully completes the Common Sense Parenting Training for Trainers Workshop and maintains training credentials.

    o Participates in credentialing and program evaluation activities including videotaping or direct observation of training sessions.

    o Participates with supervisor in active self-development as a trainer to support participant growth and as a parent through attendance at consultation meetings and review of consumer feedback.

    o Completes required professional training workshops.

  • Serves as a role model in carrying out the Father Flanagans Boys Home mission.

    o Directs all activities towards the fulfillment of the Boys Town mission

    o Directs all actions to reflect the values and principles of Boys Town

    o Establishes and maintains an environment that encourages teamwork, collaboration, and ethical behavior

    o Maintains regular, reliable and predictable attendance

    o Supports other members of the management team and their work

  • Other Duties: This job description incorporates the essential functions and duties required for this position. However, other duties may be required and assigned at times and as determined by a supervisor in order to meet the needs of the organization


  • Ability to conduct training with adult learners.

  • Ability to comfortably utilize a collaborative approach to teaching and learning.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to explain complex material translated into useable form to educate and improve parent skills.

  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work with diverse groups of people.

  • Ability to foster collaborative working relationships with employees and other agencies.

  • Strong planning and organizational skills.

  • Ability to communicate in written or oral form with all levels of management, employees funders, partners and community leaders.

  • Proficiency in computer program such as Microsoft Windows, Word, and Excel.

  • Culturally competent to work with very diverse groups of participants.


  • High School diploma or equivalent.

  • Successful completion of the Trainer for Common Sense Parenting workshop.

  • Must provide own transportation to complete travel requirements of the job.

  • Available to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends.


    Position requires little to moderate physical activity. Handling of average-weight objects up to 20 pounds, or standing and/or walking or at a keyboard, workstation, or desk.


    Work is typically in a normal office administrative or classroom environment involving minimal exposure to physical risks.

    About Boys Town Nebraska:

    A National Historic Landmark since 1985, the Village of Boys Town is now the only National Historic Landmark District in Nebraska. At any given time, about 400 boys and girls live in the Village, receiving care and guidance for a wide range of behavioral, emotional and academic issues. When Father Edward J. Flanagan purchased the Overlook Farm in 1921, it became the new, permanent site of Boys Town. Over the decades that followed, schools, churches and homes were built, and tens of thousands of young lives were transformed.

    Our employees are our #1 supporters when it comes to achieving Boys Towns mission, which is why we offer an array of competitive and attractive benefit options. Unique perks to Boys Town employees and their families include free visits to Boys Town Physicians, free prescriptions, tuition assistance, access to the campus Field House, parenting resources from our experts and advancement opportunities within the organization, just to name a few. Working at Boys Town is more than just a job, it is a way of life.

    Date Posted: June 2, 2022

    This advertisement describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Boys Town is an equal employment opportunity employer and participates in the E-Verify program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, age, disability or veteran status. To request a disability-related accommodation in the application process, contact us at 1-877-639-6003.#ZR

  • Date Posted August 2, 2022
    Date Closes September 1, 2022
    Requisition 19235
    Located In Omaha, NE
    SOC Category 00-0000.00

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