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PAT Program Manager

This Program Manager will be responsible for all aspects of program development for our new Parents of Adolescents and Teens (PAT) program. They will build off of learnings and recommendations from parent, expert and youth surveys, and a landscape analysis conducted in 2020. They will oversee curriculum development and develop a Leader Training for the program. This person will collaborate with the PEPS Program, Operations and Development teams on program development, evaluation, and reporting. This Program Manager will recruit and manage Group Leaders, recruit participants, and manage logistics, as well as conduct the analysis and recommendations for all pilot PAT program groups.

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Our Mission

The PEPS mission is to connect parents to strengthen families and build community. Since 1983, the Program for Early Parent Support (PEPS), a 501(C)(3) nonprofit organization, has helped parents connect and grow as they begin their journey into parenthood. PEPS parent support programs educate, inform, and create community. We have become a vital resource for new parents in the Puget Sound region, with parent groups serving thousands of families annually.

Our Vision

  • Resilient Families
  • Connected Communities
  • Equitable Outcomes

Our Values

  • Equity
  • Innovation
  • Inclusion
  • Community
  • Authenticity

Core Responsibilities

  • Recruit, train, and support PAT Group Leaders in collaboration with the PEPS Leader Impact Specialist and Community Connectors.
  • Oversee curriculum development including working with subject matter experts on topic development and review.
  • Identify, develop, and cultivate relationships with community-based organizations to broaden peer support and creatively reach parents of adolescents and teens.
  • Recruit participants for pilot groups and work collaboratively with the PEPS Operations team on program registration.
  • Collaborate with the PEPS Communication Director to build relationships with and provide ongoing communications about the PAT program to schools, community-based organizations, and other outreach opportunities.
  • Facilitate the logistics for PAT program pilot groups.
  • Evaluate, analyze, and report program outcomes in collaboration with the PEPS Data Specialist.
  • Create and vet resources for parents of adolescents and teens.
  • Represent PEPS and the PAT program in the community, including outreach events and presentations.


  • Subject matter knowledge of adolescent/teen health and development.
  • Demonstrated experience operating with a racial equity lens.
  • Excellent customer service, communication & interpersonal skills.
  • Commitment to the PEPS mission, values, and impact.
  • Experience with training and facilitation of adult learners.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum of 1 year experience with group or training facilitation.
  • Minimum of 2 years in supervisor role of staff and/or volunteers.

Preferred Experience

  • Relationship-building with community members, organizations, and volunteers.
  • Knowledge and experience in adolescent and teen mental health and development.
  • Experience working with families with adolescents/teens.


The PEPS staff and board believe that its success as an organization is based on its unique and supportive organizational culture, which strongly affirms that all new parents deserve community, support, and social connection. When parents build connection with one another, their babies, families, and communities are healthier. To work towards healthy outcomes for all families, PEPS operates with a racial equity lens across all of its activities and embraces learning and growth. Each staff member:

  • Works with a spirit of collaboration within all levels of PEPS and promotes a culture of teamwork, wellness, and inclusion.
  • Is willing, open, and committed to ongoing learning and growth.
  • Demonstrates passion for the PEPS mission, programs, and impact.
  • Champions change and demonstrates aptitude to improve current processes and procedures.


This position will be 32-40 hours a week. The number of hours will be discussed during the interview process.

All PEPS staff are currently working remotely and will continue to do so through the end of 2020 and likely beyond, due to COVID-19. When staff return to normal operations, the job requires a minimum of 50% in-office presence, during regular business hours.

The expected starting pay for this position will be $50,000-$55,000 per year, prorated if working less than full time, plus employee health benefits, paid parental leave, and retirement matching. PEPS offers 10 paid office closures, 15 days of accrued paid time off, and 2 floating personal days. PEPS offers an inspiring, collaborative, family-friendly working environment that values flexibility and professional development for staff. The PEPS main office is located in the Wallingford neighborhood of Seattle with a satellite office in South Seattle.


Interviews will occur on a rolling basis. All applications will be acknowledged within 5 business days via an email receipt and held confidentially within the hiring team. Every applicant will receive careful consideration and this role will remain open until filled. To apply, please submit the following:

  • A résumé that summarizes your relevant professional, educational/learning, and volunteer experiences.
  • A cover letter that clearly explains how your professional background and interests are a fit with the key skills and qualifications described in this position announcement. Please include which pronouns you use.

Please email your application as a single PDF (cover letter and résumé combined in one document and your name in the file name) to No paper submissions, please.

PEPS values and celebrates the strengths that diversity brings to the workplace and is committed to advancing equity through our work.  Cultivating a diverse and inclusive staff is one of our priorities. People of color and others with underrepresented identities (including, but not limited to: gender identity, class, socioeconomic status, sexual orientation, age, ability and background) are strongly and sincerely encouraged to apply. PEPS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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