Post Date: 02/28/2019
Close Date: 03/29/2019
TITLE: Program and Resource Coordinator
REPORTS TO: Program Manager, Youth Education and Wellness
COMPENSATION: $32,300-$40,700 Annually or $15.53-$19.57 Hourly Based on experience 1.0 FTE Non-Exempt
CLOSING DATE: Open until filled
Latino Network’s mission is to provide transformative opportunities, services and advocacy for the education, leadership and civic engagement of our youth, families, and communities. Our work springs from the core belief in Latino community self-determination—that is, the ability of community members to participate meaningfully in the decisions that affect their lives and the lives of their families. We build and manage collaborative and energetic teams to implement high quality, culturally inclusive programs. We actively partner across a variety of city, county, state and community organizations to deliver training and support, a wide range of services, as well as influence policy. Latino Network is a fast-paced, highly engaged work environment with satellite operations within Multnomah County.
The Program and Resource Coordinator works as a part of a collaborative and energetic team to implement a high quality, culturally inclusive family and child engagement program at Mill Park Elementary. Latino Network seeks a bilingual, bi-cultural mission-driven professional with proven nonprofit and community experience to lead a full range of activities. Key prior experience includes: coordinating services with other agencies to provide high quality services to families, building relationships with school staff and administrators, building relationships with students and families, and providing case management. This is a roll-up-your-sleeves position with the capacity to impact and promote the organization’s vision and mission.
This position is part of the Successful Families 2020 (SF2020) initiative, which is comprised of six of Multnomah County’s leading nonprofit organizations serving low-income and culturally specific communities. Working in collaboration with United Way, this collaborative is creating a blueprint for success in communities of color in Multnomah County. Partners share the commitment to break the cycle of childhood poverty and improve educational outcomes.
Latino Network is a fast-paced, highly engaged work environment with satellite operations within Multnomah County. We strive to communicate effectively and respectfully within the context of varying beliefs, behaviors, orientations, identities and cultural backgrounds. We actively seek opportunities for professional development for our staff and promote a willingness to change for continual improvement.
Latino Network provides a generous benefits package that includes 15 days of paid vacation, 12 days of paid sick leave, 10 paid holidays, employer-paid health coverage, 401K, and Life Insurance to eligible employees.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Regular work performed at Mill Park Elementary and in the community (schools, churches, parks, community centers, etc.) as needed. When not at Mill Park Elementary, based at Latino Network’s East County office.
Represents SF2020 with school leadership and interdisciplinary team and serve as the bridge between school leadership partners.
Be knowledgeable and able to clearly articulate the SF2020 vision and Whole School Model as collaborative work in the school and David Douglas district.
Manage cross-agency coordination at the school, which includes ensuring seamless access and referral of students and parents/families to programs and services of SF2020 partners.
Provide services to a small caseload of children and families and maintain accurate records and written communications in paper and electronic files as required by funders.
Participate in school support teams to represent SF2020 and/or engage children, parents, and families as needed.
Facilitate twice a month meetings with SF2020 Program partners to help facilitate collaborative efforts and work toward shared goals within school
Identify and coordinate training opportunities among SF2020 program staff and school staff to increase cultural knowledge and promote culturally specific/responsive practices and pedagogy and participate in any relevant SF2020 trainings.
Coordinates and communicates with SUN Site Coordinator
Communicate immediately to supervisors any outstanding issues that need Leadership team's decision
SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, EDUCATION, AND EXPERIENCE
Minimum of two (2) years community outreach or community organizing experience and a Bachelor's Degree in education, communication, sociology, psychology or related field; or 4 to 6 years of working in community outreach and community organizing.
Knowledge of and experience in navigating educational institutions, resources, programs, social services and government agencies
Excellent written and oral communication skills in Spanish and English
Experience facilitating workshops and ability to facilitate clearly and fluently in both English and Spanish
Experience in designing and implementing programs for Latino community
Strong data management experience with high attention to detail and strong event coordination experience
Volunteer coordination experience preferred
Strong organizational, time management, data collection and tracking, and interpersonal skills
Ability to be flexible and adaptive to successfully achieve the functions of the position as described in the job responsibilities
Evening and weekend availability is required, and work hours are flexible to accommodate program implementation; long hours during peak periods
Reliable transportation required. Automobile, drivers license, and automobile liability insurance preferred; must be eligible to be an insured driver under Latino Network’s Commercial Auto Liability
Submit your online application, resume and cover letter at: https://recruiting.paylocity.com/
Latino Network is an EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER