ParentLink Family Support Specialist (Part-Time)

Position located in Columbia, MO.

Qualifications: Master’s degree in counseling, child development and family studies, social work, education, health administration, or related field. Applications will also be accepted for those currently pursuing a Master’s degree in the listed fields.

Duties: Analyze family requests, provide support and referrals; Complete data intake/entries; Stay apprised of research; Work with professionals across Missouri; Conduct follow-ups; Identify gaps and barriers in services; ParentLink offers parenting information and support to all Missourians using a variety of methods.

The position will be 8-28 hours per week, we are hiring for daytime and evening hours.  Pay is $16 to $21 an hour. Send your resume and letter of interest to Melissa Mayer at

Office Support Coordinator (Full-Time)

Position located in Columbia, MO.

Job Overview

This grant funded position’s primary functions will revolve around ParentLink’s fiscal and human resource functions as well as other administrative duties as necessary. This position may have the option to work remote part of the week, but will be required to be onsite weekly (4800 Santana Circle, Columbia, MO 65203).

Key Responsibilities and Duties

  1. Enter staff reimbursements and OneCard reconciliation expense reports. Assist staff with making travel arrangements and registrations as needed.
  2. Assist with updating programming fliers and other print materials for ParentLink programs including support group fliers and promotions. 
  3. Assist with new staff onboarding, letting them know about New Employee Orientation, registering new staff for OneCards, etc. Assist new staff with getting acquainted with timesheets and other office policies and procedures, leading them through the onboarding process.
  4. Review timesheets for completeness biweekly and send reminders to staff who have not entered all their time for the pay period. Assist with pulling applications when hiring new staff.
  5. Serve as primary/secondary staff person to answer the TEL-LINK phone line, responding to callers’ requests for resources for maternal and child health services, utilizing a resource database.  Updating resources in the electronic database as needed each year.
  6. Purchase all supplies. Maintain supply cabinet, copy machine, and flier/promotional items inventory, including materials at MU Printing Services. Pay all monthly recurring/one-time invoices.
  7. Mail out informational materials to families and professionals contacting ParentLink as assigned by ParentLink program staff.
  8. Serve as primary contact with property owner in regards to maintenance, supplies and work needed.  Maintain ParentLink’s space at 4800 Santana Circle, Columbia, MO.
  9. Assist Operations Coordinator with data reports for funders, pulling data from iCarol and tracking staff training certificates. Assist with eEVR completion and compliance.
  10.  Attend fiscal and HR meetings as needed.
  11.  Update ParentLink’s website and serve as liaison with the college’s strategic communications office.
  12.  All other duties as assigned.

This position is paid hourly at $15-$16/hr


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