Family Engagement Specialist

  • POSITION TITLE: Family Engagement Specialist
  • REPORTS TO: Manager, School Based Programs
  • COMPENSATION: $32,300 - $40,700 Based on experience.
  • 1.0 FTE. Full medical, dental, and life
  • insurance benefits. Paid holidays, vacation
  • and sick-time.
  • CLOSING DATE: Open until filled

ORGANIZATION BACKGROUND
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.

CANDIDATE PROFILE
The Family Engagement Specialist works as a part of a collaborative and energetic team to
implement a high quality, culturally inclusive family and youth engagement program. Latino Network seeks a bilingual, bi-cultural mission-driven professional with proven nonprofit and community experience to lead a full range of activities for a growing organization. As part of a dedicated team working toward a shared vision, the Family Engagement Specialist works as a part of a collaborative and energetic team to implement a high quality, culturally inclusive family and youth engagement program.. This is a roll-up-your-sleeves position with the capacity to impact and promote the organization’s vision and mission.

POSITION DESCRIPTION
The Family Engagement Specialist works closely with parents, students, families,
schools, and community agencies to improve and ensure the success of Latino/a
students in local school districts. The Specialist works collaboratively to achieve program
goals, and meet and document measurable youth and family outcomes, contributes to a
collegial and productive work environment, and promotes the organization’s vision and
mission.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Improve family access to schools and educators; educate parents on how to navigate the education system on behalf of their children; and support their children’s education experience
  • Educate participant parents about the importance of learning at home; encourage every family to build a home study zone where their children can complete homework assignments and research
  • Provide information, education, resources and tools for parents to support their children in areas of development and culture, promoting respect and analysis of traditions, customs and cultural heritage
  • Maintain communication with families through phone calls and in person to inform parents of meetings, classes and special events
  • Plan and organize weekly and bi-monthly classes for families. This includes the coordination of logistics, communications, and curriculum implementation.
  • Support and train parents to develop civic engagement skills and community organizing for policy change
  • Maintain accurate records and written communications including, but not limited to: contact information, attendance, and entrance/exit surveys
  • In collaboration with staff and independent contractors, support the gathering of data and the research and evaluation of program outcomes
  • Maintain strong working relationships with partners
  • Recruit and trains participants in leadership and school/community involvement by utilizing existing programs and relationships with schools, churches, and community groups
  • Promote the program through participation in meetings and conferences involving the school community and other community events
  • Work collaboratively with staff, volunteers and interns in the fulfillment of program tasks
  • Along with other team members, participate in and support the planning and implementation of summer programs, field trips and activities
  • Other duties may be assigned by supervisor

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor's Degree in education, communication, sociology, psychology or related field
  • 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
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • 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
  • Strong event coordination experience
  • Minimum two (2) years community outreach or community organizing experience
  • Volunteer coordination experience preferred
  • Curriculum development experience preferred

ADDITIONAL ADMINISTRATIVE AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • This job requires driving to various locations and sitting/standing for extended periods of time
  • Heavy lifting and walking during excursions and summer events
  • Will work in the community including client homes, schools, churches, parks, community centers, etc
  • Undergo and pass a criminal background checks
  • Regularly work in the office and in the community (schools, churches, parks, community centers, etc.) as needed
  • Evening and weekend availability is required, and work hours are flexible to accommodate program implementation; long hours during peak periods
  • Reliable car, drivers license, and automobile liability insurance; must be eligible to be an insured driver under Latino Network’s Commercial Auto Liability

WORK ENVIRONMENT
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.

BENEFITS
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, and life insurance.

TO APPLY:
Application review begins immediately. Open until filled. Submit a cover letter, and
resume to HR@latnet.org; or mail to 410 NE 18th Ave, Portland OR 97232. Incomplete
applications will not be considered. Due to the sheer number of applicants, only those
applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

Latino Network is an EEO employer committed to the inclusion of people of color, lesbian,
gay, bisexual and transgender people, women and people living with disabilities in our
workplace and programs. We invite applications from candidates who share our commitment
to this diversity.

For more information about Latino Network visit www.latnet.org or on Facebook at
https://www.facebook.com/latnet.

This job description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions; and nothing in this herein restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

Director of Finance & Operations

Title:                             Director of Finance and Operations

COMPENSATION:                 $72,900 - $91,100 annually FTE, EXEMPT

CLOSING DATE:                     Open Until Filled

 

ORGANIZATION BACKGROUND

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 provide training and support, deliver a wide range of services, and influence policy.

CANDIDATE PROFILE

The ideal candidate will have a proven record of success in leading the finance function, managing operations, and guiding the development of a dynamic, growing non-profit.  In addition to expertise in finance, s/he will bring broad knowledge of other key functions, including human resources, program operations, development, and administration.  The ideal candidate will have strong managerial and leadership skills and thrive in a working environment that is bi-cultural, collaborative, fast-paced, and mission-driven.      

POSITION DESCRIPTION

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Director of Operations and Finance will be responsible for the internal infrastructure, policies, and systems to achieve program and strategic objectives.  As a member of the senior management team, the director will be involved in strategic planning and will lead the development of Latino Network’s annual

budget. S/he will continue to perfect capacity in key areas, including finance and financial reporting, accounting, development, human resources, grants and contracts, program evaluation, information technology, risk management, and physical infrastructure. 

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Finance and Accounting

  • Provides clear, timely financial information and analysis to the ED, board, and program directors; serves as the primary liaison to the Board Finance Committee
  • Develops & manages monthly financial systems & statements; oversees all accounting and payroll activities; continuously improves internal financial controls and efficiencies
  • Plans, coordinates, and executes the annual budget process, provides budget support/training for Program Directors
  • Manages cash flow, investments and banking relationships; overseas administration of employee payroll and benefit plans
  • Provides financial information for new grant submissions; monitors budgetary compliance with grants and contracts; oversees audit

Operations

  • Leads the definition and execution of internal operational goals to ensure annual objectives are achieved; works with ED to develop and operationalize strategic plans
  • Leads continuous improvement of all internal administrative processes, including organizational communications, and policies/procedures; ensures that all activities are performed in compliance with local, state, and federal laws and regulations
  • Oversees operation of administrative office facility, including vendor interfaces and contracts
  • Oversees and monitors technical systems including data retrieval and records retention; develops IT strategy and ensures effective IT support services
  • Monitors risk management processes and policies; manages and oversees annual review and renewal of insurance; manages insurance claims and coordinates claim responses
  • Works with ED and directs Development Director on strategic marketing and communications to build Latino Network’s reputation and donor base
  • Monitors and manages compliance with program delivery contracts
  • Fosters a strong sense of partnership and integration between all departments
  • Overseas Human Resources activities and directs staff
  • Through actions and demeanor, creates a positive, productive office environment that promotes Latino Network culture and values daily
  • Supervises the Development Director, HR Administrator, Operations Administrator, Finance Administrator and Data and Evaluation Administrator
  • Collaborates with program directors and managers to continuously improve HR processes and policies, including compensation, recruitment and hiring, onboarding, and performance management; ensures that the interests and welfare of employees as individuals are protected
  • Shares responsibility with the ED in coaching and mentoring staff, planning professional development opportunities, and building a cohesive organization; builds leadership and management capacity for the future

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Entrepreneurial and visionary team player with the ability to impact operations at both strategic and tactical levels; committed to the mission and values of Latino Network
  • Bachelor’s degree in business, finance, or related area (advanced degree preferred)
  • Five plus years of experience managing the financial operations for a non-profit, foundation, or business, including experience with budgeting, accounting, payroll/benefits, and financial reporting; knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles for non-profits; strong MS Office skills, including advanced Excel skills
  • Five plus years of progressive, hands-on experience managing the daily operations of a non-profit, foundation, or business.  Experience should include operational and strategic planning, managing personnel, interfacing with Board of Directors
  • Excellent management skills; able to influence and engage direct and indirect reports and peers; demonstrates leadership in a collaborative, inclusive team environment
  • Strong written, oral, interpersonal, and presentation skills, including the ability to interface with staff, board of directors, and community partners; fluency in Spanish desired
  • Technologically savvy; experience working with IT professionals to find and create new efficiencies; collaborates with IT to develop and implement new processes and systems
  • Self-reliant, resourceful, energetic, flexible, collaborative and proactive; demonstrates integrity, credibility, and commitment to Latino Network’s mission
  • Sound judgment and creative problem solving skills including negotiation and conflict resolution

ADDITIONAL ADMINISTRATIVE AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Regularly work in the office and in the community as needed
  • Evening and weekend availability may be required, and work hours are flexible to accommodate program implementation; long hours during peak periods.
  • Reliable transportation required.  Automobile, driver’s license, and automobile liability insurance preferred; must be eligible to be an insured driver under Latino Network’s Commercial Auto Liability (or become eligible within three months of date of hire).
  • Undergoing and passing criminal background checks is required

WORK ENVIRONMENT

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. 

BENEFITS

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, and life insurance

TO APPLY:

Application review begins immediately. Open until filled. Submit a cover letter and resume to HR@latnet.org, or mail to 410 NE 18th Ave, Portland OR 97232. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Due to the sheer number of applicants, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Latino Network is an EEO employer committed to the inclusion of people of color, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people, women and people living with disabilities in our workplace and programs. We invite applications from candidates who share our commitment to this diversity.

For more information about Latino Network visit www.latnet.org or on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/latnet.

This job description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions; and nothing in this herein restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

SUN Extended Day Instructor (seasonal)

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

  • POSITION TITLE:     SUN Extended Day Instructor - (Reynolds Middle School, Cesar Chavez, Harvey Scott K-8, Hartley School, Bridger School, Rigler K-5, Woodland Elementary, Kelly Elementary)
  • REPORTS TO:   SUN Community School Site Manager
  • COMPENSATION:   $15 - $16 hourly, Part-Time
  • CLOSING DATE:  Continuously/ all school year  

ORGANIZATION BACKGROUND
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.

CANDIDATE PROFILE
Latino Network seeks a bilingual, bi-cultural mission-driven professional with proven nonprofit and community experience to lead a full range of activities for a growing organization. As part of a dedicated team working toward a shared vision, the SUN Summer Instructor is charged with supporting the SUN Site Manager. This is a roll-up-your-sleeves position with the capacity to impact the education and wellbeing of hundreds of young Latino children and their families each year. If you are resourceful, able to build strong relationships, and passionate about working for educational equity, then the Latino Network is the place for you.


POSITION DESCRIPTION

The Extended Day Instructor will work with the SUN Site Manager and Extended Day Coordinator to provide opportunities for academic and enrichment after school classes. 


PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Teach academic and enrichment classes
  • Supervise groups of 10-15 children, ages 6-14
  • Track and ensure academic and development of students
  • Act as a positive role-model for students
  • Participate and implement support program safety to ensure students are in a safe environment

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Experience providing academic and recreational activities to students in after school environments.
  • Experience working with school-aged children from diverse cultural and socio-economic backgrounds.
  • Specific area of expertise that you are passionate about and eager to share with students, such as (but not limited to): art, cooking/nutrition, dance, creative writing, environmental science, foreign language, geography, LEGO Robotics, team sports, ultimate Frisbee, etc.
  • Desire and ability to work with children to ensure an enriching, positive, and safe classroom setting.
  • Experience developing and effectively executing academic and recreational lesson plans to a diverse student population. 
  • Ability to effectively work within a strength-based, integrated youth support service delivery system.
  • Ability to document work continually and communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Possess strong organizational and time-management skills and ability to prioritize and complete multiple and varied tasks;
  • Sensitivity and ability to relate to people from diverse lifestyles, socioeconomic levels, and cultures;
  • Willingness to work as a team member and support the mission and goals of Latino Network.
  • Must be able to complete and pass an Oregon Background check including fingerprinting prior to start date

ADDITIONAL ADMINISTRATIVE AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Regularly work in the office and in the community as needed
  • Evening and weekend availability may be required, and work hours are flexible to accommodate program implementation; long hours during peak periods
  • Reliable car, driver’s license, and automobile liability insurance; must be eligible to be an insured driver under Latino Network’s Commercial Auto Liability
  • May require heavy lifting and walking during events and outreach activities
  • May work in the community including client homes, schools, churches, parks, community centers, etc.
  • Undergoing and passing criminal background checks is require

WORK ENVIRONMENT
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.

BENEFITS
Latino Network provides paid sick leave in accordance with Oregon State Law.

TO APPLY:
Application review begins immediately. Open until filled. Submit a cover letter, and resume to the SUN Community Site Manager 

Latino Network is an EEO employer committed to the inclusion of people of color, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people, women and people living with disabilities in our workplace and programs. We invite applications from candidates who share our commitment to this diversity. 

For more information about Latino Network visit www.latnet.org or on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/latnet.

This job description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions; and nothing in this herein restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

Seasonal Market Support Specialist

POSITION TITLE:     Seasonal Market Support Specialist
REPORTS TO:             Family Stability Manager
COMPENSATION:      $12.64-15.82 Hourly
Non-Exempt, Part-time, Temporary position
CLOSING DATE:        Open until filled

ORGANIZATION BACKGROUND
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 influencing policy.

CANDIDATE PROFILE
Latino Network seeks a bilingual, bi-cultural mission-driven professional with proven nonprofit and community experience to provide Market support. This is a roll-up-your-sleeves position with the capacity to impact the lives of Latino youth and their families. If you are caring, resourceful, outcome-orientated and able to build strong relationships, then Latino Network is the place for you.

POSITION DESCRIPTION
This position is critical to the continued growth and sustainability of Latino Network’s youth workforce development and entrepreneurship programs. The Market Specialist will work closely with the Family Stability Manager and youth in the program to maintain and expand our established Palomitas Kettle Corn stand, primarily by running the summer market stall, Saturdays from April through September. This is a seasonal, part-time position (approximately 10 hours per week) with the potential to grow following programs success.  The Market Support Specialist will operate with a great deal of autonomy and will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of a successful concession program including set up, transportation and operation of concession equipment. The Market Support Specialist will also be responsible for communicating clearly and directly with youth of the program. This position brings the opportunity to innovate and expand the range of services offered through the café, and to be a voice for the Latino community in our region.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Load equipment each Saturday morning during market season at 7am to have the Palomitas staff set up no later than 8:30am (as per Gresham Saturday Market regulations)
  • Safely operate the kettle corn equipment as needed to ensure a steady supply of product for sale
  • Track sales, inventory and supply needs as required
  • Actively supervising and training youth to ensure effective operation
  • Clean and break down concession equipment each Saturday
  • Notify Program Manager immediately of any equipment issues or other problems
  • Work collaboratively with and support youth completing work training hours in the café, including ensuring that youth maintain the till, equipment and inventory with accuracy and consistency
  • Maintain accurate cash deposits in support of the entrepreneurship program
  • Ensure that all tasks and duties are implemented with a high level of quality and fidelity
  • Seek guidance and support in a timely manner as needed
  • Participate in ongoing program evaluation and data analysis
  • Maintain positive relationships with program participants, staff and guests at the Market, Latino Network staff, and other partner organizations
  • Represent Latino Network in the community during work hours
  • Perform other duties as assigned

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Demonstrate respect for, and willingness to learn from, communities most affected by social inequities
  • Commitment to shared leadership and community empowerment
  • 2 years experience working in the service industry or equivalent experience
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in Spanish and English (including public speaking)
  • Knowledge of and experience in handling money in a retail setting
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with co-workers, youth, families and community members
  • Experience in working with the Latino community
  • Knowledge of systemic political, economic and social issues affecting Oregon Latinos
  • Employ critical thinking and confidence in decision-making and carrying out actions
  • Proven ability to work under pressure, manage time and prioritize tasks to meet goals and deadlines effectively
  • Experience working with youth and the ability to effectively facilitate knowledge sharing and collaboration
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and work as a collaborative team member
  • Commitment to personal and professional development

ADDITIONAL ADMINISTRATIVE AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Evening and weekend availability may be required, and work hours are flexible to accommodate program implementation; long hours during peak periods.
  • Reliable transportation required.  Automobile, driver’s license, and automobile liability insurance preferred; must be eligible to be an insured driver under Latino Network’s Commercial Auto Liability (or become eligible within three months of date of hire).
  • Undergoing and passing criminal background checks is required

WORK ENVIRONMENT

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.

BENEFITS:
Latino Network provides paid sick leave

TO APPLY:
Application review begins immediately. Open until filled. Submit a cover letter and resume to HR@latnet.org, or mail to 410 NE 18th Ave, Portland OR 97232. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Due to the sheer number of applicants, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 

Latino Network is an EEO employer committed to the inclusion of people of color, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people, women and people living with disabilities in our workplace and programs. We invite applications from candidates who share our commitment to this diversity. 

For more information about Latino Network visit www.latnet.org or on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/latnet.

This job description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions; and nothing in this herein restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

Extended Day Coordinator - SUN

  • POSITION TITLE:  Extended Day Coordinator (EDC) - SUN Community School
  • OPEN SCHOOLS: Reynolds Middle School
  • REPORTS TO:  SUN Community School Site Manager
  • COMPENSATION: $15 Hourly, Part-Time, 12-25 hours per week (depending on site) Paid sick time
  • CLOSING DATE: Open until filled

ORGANIZATION BACKGROUND
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.

CANDIDATE PROFILE
Latino Network seeks a bilingual, bi-cultural mission-driven professional with proven nonprofit and community experience to provide SUN Community School support. This is a roll-up-your-sleeves position with the capacity to impact the lives of Latino youth and their families. If you are caring, resourceful, outcome-orientated and able to build strong relationships, then the Latino Network is the place for you.

POSITION DESCRIPTION

The School Uniting Neighborhoods (SUN) program seeks to improve the lives of youth, their families and the community through partnering with local school communities to extend the school day to improve children’s educational success and family stability. Latino Network manages eight SUN Community Schools where we offer some of the following services; Homework help, tutoring, academic classes, art, sports, music, leadership opportunities and other activities; A safe and supportive space for youth and their families; Classes for adults; Cultural and community events; Resource referrals and Volunteer opportunities for youth and adults.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assess the needs of students and community, create classes, advertise and conduct student registration, communicate with parents about schedules and changes, and ensure the smooth running of classes and activities
  • Collaborate with SUN Community School Site Manager and the school to create a high quality program that supports academic achievement and the healthy development of students.
  • Provide a safe and secure environment for participants.
  • Assist with tracking participants and monitoring the building to ensure safety and security.
  • Share responsibility with SUN Community School Site Manager for safety planning, crisis intervention and troubleshooting.
  • Complete student tracking both accurately and timely in terms of student safety.
  • Work with students needing behavioral support to create behavior plans and monitor goals for improvement.
  • Coordinate data collection, documentation, filing and database maintenance in accordance with agency’s management information systems and program needs.
  • Facilitate outreach to and organizing of students, families, the community and local businesses to increase participation, volunteering and involvement in SUN Community School activities and programs.
  • Actively develop rapport with students, staff and families.
  • Assist with the outreach and recruitment of community organizations and resources to support the SUN program, the school community and neighborhood, and the needs of students and their families.
  • Assist SUN Community Site Manager in the oversight of extended day programs and supervision of volunteers, teachers and participants.
  • Assist with hiring and training staff and volunteers as well as organizing family nights and special events.
  • Manage SUN program in SUN Community School in Site Managers absence.
  • Manage the oversight of homework support, tutoring, and mentoring at-risk students and those needing additional academic support.
  • Effectively communicate school and Latino Network policy, mission, values and decisions to program staff, volunteers, collaborating organizations and the community.
  • Effectively work with individuals of diverse backgrounds.

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Associate Degree and/or equivalent training and a minimum of two years’ experience in the field of education, social services or related human service industry.
  • Bilingual English-Spanish and cross-cultural knowledge and skills.
  • Lived experience that reflects that of the students and families to be served in the school community.
  • Ability to connect with, and learn from historically underserved populations.
  • Cultural connections to and understanding of communities of color as they have developed in the United States, particularly in the Pacific Northwest.
  • Positive kid management and communication skills.
  •  Well-versed in Microsoft Office, including Excel and Publisher.
  • Able to create attractive promotional materials, spreadsheets and perform data entry.
  • Knowledge of the Portland and local school community
  • Excellent coordinating and organization skills including the ability to engage a broad spectrum of community members in Latino Network programs and activities.
  • Ability to organize, prioritize and complete multiple and varied tasks.
  • Ability to communicate directly and effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Positive outlook and sense of humor under stress.
  • Sensitivity and ability to relate to people from diverse lifestyles and cultures.
  • Ability and willingness to work as a team member and support the mission and goals of Latino Network.

ADDITIONAL ADMINISTRATIVE AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Regularly work in the office and in the community as needed
  • Evening and weekend availability may be required, and work hours are flexible to accommodate program implementation; long hours during peak periods
  • Reliable car, driver’s license, and automobile liability insurance; must be eligible to be an insured driver under Latino Network’s Commercial Auto Liability
  • May require heavy lifting and walking during events and outreach activities
  • Undergoing and passing criminal background checks is required

WORK ENVIRONMENT
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.

BENEFITS
Sick leave

TO APPLY:
Application review begins immediately. Open until filled. Submit a cover letter, and resume to HR@latnet.org; or mail to 410 NE 18th Ave, Portland OR 97232. Please indicate which school you are applying for in your cover letter. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Due to the sheer number of applicants, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. 

Latino Network is an EEO employer committed to the inclusion of people of color, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people, women and people living with disabilities in our workplace and programs. We invite applications from candidates who share our commitment to this diversity. 

For more information about Latino Network visit www.latnet.org or on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/latnet.


This job description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions; and nothing in this herein restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.