We educate and support the adults who care for young children in Southwest Ohio, the Miami Valley and Kentucky.

About 4C

Join the 4C Team!

Looking for rewarding work in a mission-driven organization that is making a difference in our community? Consider a position at 4C for Children.

4C positively impacted over 207,000 children last year through its services to child care providers and parents. For more about 4C's outcomes.

4C is the winner of the Overall ONE Award (ONE stands for Organizations of Noteworthy Excellence), the Better Business Torch Award for Marketplace Ethics, and was named one of Enquirer Media's 2014 Top Workplaces. Professional development opportunities for all staff as well as continuous improvement in all programs are key commitments of 4C. For more about our mission, vision and values.

Family Engagement Specialist

4C for Children Family and Community Services Department is seeking a Family Engagement Specialist whose main responsibilities will be engaging families and community partners in early learning and child development activities in Fayette, Clark, Preble and Greene counties.

This full-time position based in our Miami Valley office will focus on assessing the needs of families with young children and developing opportunities for families to access supports and resources for supporting children’s school readiness and healthy development. Duties will include facilitating Play & Learn groups, providing parent education and connecting families to quality early childhood programs through in-person resource and referral services. In addition, this position manages relationships with key stakeholders, provides community outreach and assists with the development of programming to meet the needs of vulnerable families—those living in poverty, experiencing homelessness or have English as their second language.

A successful applicant will have a bachelor's degree in early childhood education, social work, family studies, or a related field, as well as have at least two years professional experience. Knowledge of parenting, diverse family systems, adult learning principles and experience with public presentations strongly preferred.

For more information, contact Carolyn Brinkmann.

To apply, email resumé and cover letter to jobs@4cforchildren.org.

Posted 4/3/2017

Team Leader, Family and Community Services

4C for Children has a full-time opening in our Miami Valley office for a Team Leader. This position will oversee the day-to-day operation of 4C's family and community services. The Team Leader hires and develops a skilled team of specialists, oversees a budget, monitors progress through evaluation and partners to ensure the consistent quality delivery of 4C programs. Working closely with other Team Leaders and Strategic Directors, the Team Leader inspires front line staff to support parents in their efforts to access quality child care and nurture children's early learning and development. The Team Leader is a seasoned professional with a passion for engaging parents as their child's first and best teacher. Collaboration, positivity and problem solving are key characteristics of a successful candidate for the Team Leader position.

Requirements: Bachelor's degree and three years of experience in early childhood education or related human services, including two years in a leadership role.The ideal candidate has experience in resource navigation and project management, is collaborative and self-directed, can set priorities and meet deadlines, has effective communication skills and provides excellent customer service.

For more information, contact Carolyn Brinkmann at 513-758-1314.

To apply, email resumé and cover letter to jobs@4cforchildren.org.

Posted 3/8/2017

Technical Support Specialist

Based in our Cincinnati office, this is a full-time IT position for an energetic individual interested in hands-on experience in many areas of IT, particularly help desk, maintaining inventory, performing hardware repairs, installing and updating software and administering basic network functions. The successful candidate will be passionate about technology and the inherent challenges of taking something complex and making it a usable tool for others. Among the requirements: Degree in information technology (Can be an associates or a bachelor's); more than one year of related work experience.

For more information, email Terri Alekzander.

To apply, email resumé and cover letter to jobs@4cforchildren.org.

Posted 3/8/2017

Workshop Assistants (Dayton)

4C for Children is looking for high-energy individuals who enjoy working with people to provide assistance with workshops for early childhood professionals. This part-time position is based at our Dayton office. Requirements: minimum of a high school diploma; excellent customer service skills; ability to multitask and make quick decisions within a framework of guidelines; excellent record-keeping and organizational skills; available to work nights and weekends.

For more information, contact Becky Evemy at 937-723-2726.

To apply, email resumé and cover letter to jobs@4cforchildren.org.

Updated 2/14/17

Resource Specialist, Family and Community Services

4C for Children is looking for a positive, energetic individual to provide early childhood resources, child care referrals and parenting education to families. The specialist will work as part of a team to improve the wellness of families through family playtime groups and phone-based parenting support.

We are looking to fill one full-time position, based in our Dayton office. The specialist will provide counseling and referrals to families on the selection of child care. They will also connect families to community services, provide follow-ups, and support families as they navigate systems and work to access child care resources. This position will regularly assist with the facilitation of 4C Play & Learn groups and some presentations on parenting. They will spend time building and maintaining effective collaborative partnerships with parents through high-quality customer service, strong communication skills, and attention to detail. A qualified candidate will be comfortable collecting, entering, and filing large amounts of evaluations data for Family and Community Services programs.

The resource specialist will have a Bachelor’s degree in education, early childhood development, social work or related field and a proven ability to relate to a broad spectrum of parents and demonstrate respect of their experience, knowledge and diversity. We are seeking a candidate who has experience in public speaking, delivering workshops or facilitating groups. The ability to problem solve, make independent decisions, set priorities and manage resources needed to achieve goals is crucial to the success of this position. All candidates must have experience using I.T. systems for research, resource navigation and record keeping. Reliable transportation is required.

For more information, contact Chanell Lamb.

To apply, email resumé and cover letter to jobs@4cforchildren.org.

Updated 12/22/16

Development Officer

4C for Children is looking for a talented and dynamic fundraising executive to join our growing Agency Advancement team. The Development Officer will provide leadership in expanding 4C’s base of individual and corporate donors to increase charitable support for the organization and ensure a sound financial future. This full-time position is based in our Cincinnati Office. Key responsiblities include managing and growing all aspects of the organization’s annual Gala in order to achieve revenue targets, as well as managing the organization’s Annual Giving program including individual and corporate donor accounts.

Among the requirements: Bachelor's degree, at least 2-4 years of non-profit development experience, special event fundraising experience preferred. Download the full job description for the responsibilities and requirements for this position.

To apply, email resumé and cover letter to jobs@4cforchildren.org.

Posted 11/28/16

 Respite Care Provider

Caring, energetic individuals sought to provide respite care in and around Dayton for families who have children with special needs. Position is part-time; provider works as a contractor. Candidates must be self-motivated.

Requires a minimum of a high school diploma with two years experience working with children. Experience with children with special needs preferred.

Fill out our online application here.

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 To apply for a 4C position:

  • Email a cover letter and resume to jobs@4cforchildren.org.
  • Put the title of the position as the subject of your email.

4C is an Equal Opportunity Employer.