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Living in such a great community, many people find it hard to believe that child abuse exists in Medina County. Since the Children's Center opened in 2007, the center has helped over 500 children heal from sexual abuse. 

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We are currently in search of a Program Support Specialist to join our team at the Children's Center. This will be a 20 hour a week paid position. See job description below. If interested please call Rhonda Wurgler at 330-764-8891 ext.214 or at Rwurgler@medinacountychildrenscenter.org to schedule an interview.

The Children’s Center of Medina County

Program Support Specialist


Reports to: The Executive Director                                                                            Part Time Position

Job Summary:  The Program Support Specialist (PSS) is responsible for office and program support and financial records maintenance. The PSS also assists the Executive Director in grant research, application and reporting, fundraising and support of all programs.

  1. Duties include:
  • Provide administrative support to the Executive Director and staff as assigned
  • Provide clerical tasks including answering phone inquiries, filing, copying, preparing correspondence, checking mail, running errands, maintaining file systems and supplies
  • Provide financial support including opening mail, preparing deposits, preparing checks, preliminary balance for accounts, and related functions as assigned
  • Provide grant support including preparing assigned grant reports and invoices, assisting in preparation of grant proposals, assisting in compiling statistics for grant reporting, and managing grant related files and correspondence
  • Maintain donor data base in access and manage email addresses in website
  • Assist the Executive director with fundraising/special event activities and programs, including data tracking on excel spreadsheets
  • Assist the Executive director in preparing written information, reports, fundraising materials, etc.
  • Maintain confidentiality of all client information and other agency information as required


  1. Qualifications:
  • High School diploma or GED; some college, business or advanced training preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills including grammar, punctuation, spelling, proofreading, and telephone skills
  • Organizational skills, flexibility and ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks and various staff in a sometimes fast paced environment
  • Proficient in the use of a computer including typing, email, internet, websites, Microsoft Office including word, excel and access, QuickBooks and ability to learn other computer programs
  • Ability to handle confidential information
  • Ability to work well with others, including children, youth, and families


Employee is required to lift up to 10-15 lbs. on occasion.  The employee will spend approximately 50% of the time sitting, 20% standing, 20% walking, 10% stooping, climbing and kneeling.




The Mission of the Children's Center of Medina County is to nurture abused and neglected children through collaboration, advocacy, treatment, and prevention.


The Children's Center of Medina County goals are:
  • to provide consistent and compassionate care and support to children and their non-offending caretaker(s).
  • to reduce the number of needed interviews for children who have experienced sexual abuse.
  • to ensure the childs entire physical health with timely medical evaluation.
  • to promote healing by ensuring each child receives the appropriate healthcare treatment plan.
  • to increase the prosecution of those who sexually abuse children.
  • to provide a family friendly place where children in foster care and their families can remain connected during their time of separation.
  • to increase public awareness of child sexual abuse
  • to provide prevention strategies and programing to prevent child sexual abuse for those who care for children.

Advocating, Educating, and Empowering children and those who provide for them.

The Children's Center is located at 200 Highland Drive, Medina Ohio
330-764-8891 ext. 214


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