Duluth Area Family YMCA

Out of School Time Coordinator/Family Liaison- Raleigh Academy - Raleigh Academy

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Active since 29-11-2017 Job category Education / Coaching / Trainers
Location Raleigh Academy Level Entry level / Graduate
Educational level Bachelor / Graduate Employment type -
Hours 0 Salary $15.87 per hour

Position Description:
The Site Coordinator/Family Liaison is responsible for the development, coordination, and working closely with families and school personnel to support educational experiences of students enrolled in the afterschool program and to ensure 21st CCLC goals are being achieved.


Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s Degree in field related to youth and families
• Commitment to the mission, goals and philosophy of the 21st CCLC program
• Experience working with children in a school setting
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with parents, employees, other agencies school district employees, the public and others
• Knowledge and commitment to the mission, goals, philosophy of the program
• Ability to adhere to the laws and policies governing the program
• Working knowledge of youth development and Out of School Time best practices
• Understanding and appreciation of diversity
• Excellent organizational and communication skills
• Supervisory experience with good problem solving skills
• Ability to work independently and as a member of a team
• Enthusiasm, patience, creativity, common sense and a commitment to working with children
• Commitment to implementing research-based best practices in academic interventions, youth development, and family involvement programs
• CPR, First Aid, AED certifications and Child Abuse prevention training

Strongly Preferred:
• Valid teaching credentials
• Basic knowledge of state and national standards in core subject areas
• Experience working in out of school time programs

Duties:
• Recruit and register students for the program in collaboration with school administrator and classroom teachers.
• Meet regularly with parents and teachers of identified students to develop, coordinate, and evaluate the effectiveness of individualized academic/social support strategies.
• Assure the development of Student Progress Planning Form for each child identified to receive targeted services within the program and coordinate with parents, tutors, mentors, and teachers to follow and evaluate the effectiveness of the plan.
• Maintain and document regular communication with parents/guardians of students regarding their child’s progress in meeting established goals of their Student Progress Planning Form.
• Support home-school-program communication for all children enrolled in the program.
• Serve as an advocate and resource for families and children enrolled in the program.
• Facilitate homework/learning center time during afterschool program and work with staff and academic mentors to implement strategic tutoring.
• Develop and lead daily academic skills-building, enrichment, service learning and life-skills lessons for students enrolled in the after-school and summer.
• Track and report statistical information and survey results necessary for evaluation of participants and programs.
• Attend grade level meetings, all-school staff meetings, parent/student conferences and other meetings to ensure a high level of coordination.
• Assist students with accessing needed services to support their academic growth.
• In partnership with community partners, provide training and support for paid staff, work-study students and volunteers to ensure safe, effective and well-coordinated operation of school day, after school and summer programs.
• Participate in planning and implementing educational and cultural family events sponsored by the program.
• Assist with snack and family event meal preparation, distribution and clean up.
• Support safe dismissal and transportation home through check-out procedures, walking students home, and accompanying them on the bus as needed.
• Attend 21st CCLC staff meetings and required trainings.
• Practice fiscal responsibility and report financial information in a timely fashion.
• Other duties as assigned.


YMCA COMPETENCIES

• Mission Advancement: Models and teaches the Y’s values. Ensures a high level of service with a commitment to changing lives. Provides volunteers with orientation, training, development, and recognition.

• Collaboration: Champions inclusion activities, strategies, and initiatives. Builds relationships to create small communities. Empathetically listens and communicates for understanding when negotiating and dealing with conflict. Effectively tailors communications to the appropriate audience.

• Operational Effectiveness: Provides others with frameworks for making decisions. Conducts prototypes to support the launching of programs and activities.

• Personal Growth: Shares new insights. Facilitates change; models adaptability and an awareness of the impact of change. Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills required to perform well; uses best practices and demonstrates up-to-date knowledge and skills in technology.

The Duluth Area Family YMCA (the Y) provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, the Y complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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This listing is a full-time job

Job category Education / Coaching / Trainers
Industry / Industries Government / Non-profit
Region United States
Keywords childcare, youth development

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Name Heather Klingsporn

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