School Success and Healthy Babies Healthy Moms Program Manager

  • Atlanta, GA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Families First is Georgia’s leading non-profit family service agency. We assist over 40,000 children, women and families each year, and we have been serving metro Atlanta for 120 years. Our mission is to ensure the success of children in jeopardy by empowering families.


Everything our agency does is about strengthening families—all kinds of families with all kinds of needs. We foster strong communities by delivering empowering and sustainable solutions to children and families—solutions that improve child well-being and family self-sufficiency. Families First accomplishes this by focusing on three impact areas:


  • Child & Youth Permanency – to ensure long-term stability and support, we provide adoption, foster care and residential group homes for children whose lives have been disrupted.
  • Family Sustainability & Empowerment – we work collaboratively with other organizations to provide self-sufficiency through housing and supportive services for chronically homeless families.
  • Healthy Families & Relationships – we offer training and affordable counseling solutions to equip parents and families with critical skills to build healthy and strong relationships.

Families First offers:

  • The opportunity to make a direct impact on children and families in jeopardy
  • Competitive salary & benefits
  • A progressive annual leave policy


If you're looking to work for an agency that respects your professional knowledge and abilities, you should check out Families First current employment opportunities and apply today. Click on a position title to read a full description.

Job Description

The Program Manager for School Success & Healthy Babies, Healthy Moms is responsible for managing services targeting early learning (0-5) and K-12, parenting and pregnancy services for infants and their moms, parent engagement, academic success.  Services for pregnant and parenting moms include Doula, TAPP, CHISPA and Resource Mom.   

The Program Manager is responsible for ensuring high-quality, evidence-based practices for youth development, case management, and maternal and child health programming towards the core program goals: healthy pregnancies, births and babies; effective parenting; school success; parent engagement and delaying a second pregnancy. 

This position requires a candidate with a flexible schedule, it will not be a 9-5, M-F position. It requires a candidate with the ability to wear multiple hats of supervision, life coach, direct care worker, and program developer in addition to other "hats" as needed.  

Interested candidates: please include a cover letter along with your resume stating why you are the best fit for this opportunity.




• Encourage and assist women to obtain early and regular prenatal care.
• Act as advocates for maternal and child health related issues through education and public awareness.
• Identify special needs of individuals and families and provide programs to ensure improved birth outcomes, healthy families and healthy communities.


• While overseeing the day-to-day operations, the Program Manager will establish and execute strategic directions, goals, and objectives in partnership with the Board and through the engagement of Senior Leadership and Staff.

• This includes general administration, planning, fundraising, fiscal administration, personnel administration, and community & public relations. 

• The Program Manager  will ensure the financial and business success through entrepreneurial expansion of resources and oversight of fiscal soundness, management, and facility development. 

• He/She will facilitate the creation and implementation of annual budgets, goals, and objectives, and work with the Board to develop and implement strategic plans.


• The successful candidate will be able to understand the requirements and expectations of our major funders as well as building and maintaining relationships with funders, community leaders, and partnering agencies. 

• He/She will drive the Agency in identifying, solicitation, and cultivating potential donors and funders to ensure a positive impact on the agencies finances.


• The Program Manager will develop process/strategy to demonstrate the Agencies credibility as the advocate for information/programs concerning healthy birth outcomes for Georgia.

• He/She will be able to identify, prioritize, and develop or advocate for new messages, policies and/or programs to promote healthy births.

• He/She will strengthen existing programs through change-managed results.



      • A master’s degree from a four-year accredited college or university is preferred.
      • At least 2 years supervisory experience.
      • Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing with employees, organizational members, state agencies, advocates, the public and other community stakeholders.
      • Strong organizational skills, general business skills, critical thinking and conflict resolution skills, can determine what to measure to track progress, ability to inspire others.
      • Competency with the following software programs is essential:  Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

Additional Information

Families First provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, sex, age, marital status, national origin, sexual orientation, citizenship status, disability or any other legally protected status. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, compensation, benefits, training, termination, promotions, or any other condition of employment or career development. 

If you are an individual with a disability and require accommodation to complete any part of the application process, are limited in ability, or unable to access or use the online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact our Helpline at 404-853-2876 or email for assistance.


Families First is an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to Affirmative Action and Workforce Diversity. 

Families First participates in E-Verify.