Family Engagement Coordinator will serve as a liaison between the school administrators, faculty, staff, students’ parents and 21st Century Community Learning Center (CCLC) initiative. This key position will improve communication between the school and the students’ families; promote parent engagement in their children’s education; and to encourage greater community involvement in the school. This is a part – time position averaging 15 hours per week. $13.00 – $15.00 per hour.
Responsibilities and Duties
Responsibilities will include coordinating family events/workshops during the evenings or weekends and participating in the school’s PTO/PTA, School Improvement Team, School Committee meetings, and other appropriate committees. Provide enrichment programming for the afterschool program to better form relationships with the children as an entry to meeting their parents and assist with program recruitment efforts. Our goal is to assist parents in becoming more involved with their children’s education and to promote a sense of community. Responsibilities will also include assisting the Site Coordinator with the 21st CCLC after – school initiatives at the schools.
Work closely with the schools and the community to ensure strong communication and partnership between schools/community and 21st CCLC initiative.
Plan, execute, and reflect on family/community events and workshops/trainings based on family/community needs for the schools.
Conduct outreach to parents to encourage their participation in school life – PTO, School Improvement Team, volunteerism, Parent/Teacher conferences, school events, their children’s attendance in the afterschool programs, etc.…
Work collaboratively with the Site Coordinator from the school, to promote program/event participation, community involvement and other shared responsibilities.
Disseminate and collect appropriate evaluation data (attendance, surveys, etc.) necessary for evaluation activities.
Review, monitor, and utilize data to manage student and family participation/volunteerism and retention.
Demonstrate knowledge in community – based programs with a clear understanding of urban issues and communities. Must have strong communication skills.
Must have reliable transportation. The majority of job will be on site at school locations.
Qualifications and Skills
Some experience with Human Resources, Community Outreach, and Elementary Education/Out of School Time Programming preferred
Must be able to provide or complete clearances and background checks.