SUN Community School Site Manager (2 openings: Kelly elementary & Harvey Scott)

POSITION TITLE: SUN Community School Site Manager

REPORTS TO: SUN Program Manager

COMPENSATION: $36,000 - $42,000 Based on experience. 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

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 Community School Site Manager is charged with supporting the SUN Program Manager in all aspects of program development and implementation. 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

This position is critical to the continued growth and sustainability of Latino Network’s school based programs.  The SUN Community School Site Manager supervises site-based SUN staff, organizes

SUN School extended day and family engagement activities, cultivates strong relationships with school and partner organization staff and is the point of contact for the assigned school administration.  This position is full-time and reports the SUN Program Manager.

 

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Organizes, plans and manages the implementation of all extended day and family engagement program services at assigned SUN site
  • Supervises SUN site staff and volunteers as assigned and appropriate
  • Facilitates monthly meetings with all school-based partner organizations to discuss issues and concerns regarding client and program activities, and to ensure established goals and deadlines are met
  • Facilitates alliances and partnerships with state, county, city, nonprofit and community organizations (such as businesses and faith communities) to establish a continuum of services delivered at or linked to the school site. The aim is to provide the greatest level of access and integration to the community
  • Develops and coordinates a Family Leadership Team
  • Monitors deliverables and timelines and identifies, tracks, manages and resolves program issues to ensure work assigned is completed on time and within budget
  • Serves as the primary contact for school administrators and is responsible for managing the communication process between Latino Network and the assigned school administration
  • Attends school staff meetings at assigned site
  • Ensures student engagement in all programs, services and activities as appropriate
  • Oversees scheduling, coordination and evaluation of after-school programs, services and staff
  • Builds opportunities to effectively link the school day with after-school activities and programs
  • Facilitates partnerships to establish a network of resources to supplement and support the extended day program. Collaborates with key community and school leaders to maximize existing resources and to obtain new programs in alignment with the SUN School annual plan
  • Assists with designing and managing volunteer systems within the school as they relate to extended day programs
  • Oversees data collection requirements and interfaces with data and evaluation team regarding system implementation and process
  • Implements annual operating budget
  • Ensures contract compliance is maintained
  • Introduces and promotes SUN School programs and activities to students, families, school staff and the community

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Public Administration, Social Work or related field and 3 years of experience that is directly related to the position. Extensive experience may be substituted for education requirement.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in Spanish and English (including public speaking)
  • Knowledge of and experience in navigating educational institutions, resources, programs, social services and government agencies
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with schools, students, families, and community support systems
  • Program management experience, preferably in an academic environment
  • At least two (2) years of progressive leadership and supervisory skills
  • Experience in program and curriculum development and implementation
  • Bilingual Spanish required, bicultural preferred
  • Basic computer literacy and skills
  • Experience working with and learning from those most affected by social and educational inequities
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with proven ability to successfully motivate others and influence change

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 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 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.

Accounts Payable Specialist (Temp to Hire)

Position Title:   Accounts Payable Specialist (Temp to Hire)  

Reports To:       Director of Finance and Operations

COMPENSATION:          $16 Hourly, Part-Time, 20 hours per week

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 finance 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 Accounts Payable will primarily serve as support to the Director of Operations and Finance for the organization’s finance functions, and help ensure that the basic operations run effectively and efficiently.  They will complete payments and control expenses by receiving, processing, verifying, and reconciling invoices. To include preparation of periodic financial reports, assist with audit preparation, and other general financial functions. Additional, they will support general operations as necessary.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Reconciles processed work by verifying entries and comparing system reports to balances.
  • Charges expenses to accounts and cost centers by analyzing invoice/expense reports; recording entries.
  • Process and pay vendor bills; verifying federal id numbers; scheduling and preparing checks; resolving purchase order, contract, invoice, or payment discrepancies and documentation; insuring credit is received for outstanding memos; issuing stop-payments or purchase order amendments.
  • Pays employees by receiving and verifying expense reports and requests for advances; preparing checks.
  • Maintains accounting ledgers by verifying and posting account transactions.
  • Verifies vendor accounts by reconciling monthly statements and related transactions.
  • Disburses petty cash by recording entry; verifying documentation.

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Strong background in finance, accounting, and/or bookkeeping, specifically in a nonprofit environment
  • Experience using Intacct or similar financial software
  • Outstanding interpersonal team, and customer service skills; projecting a positive, supportive attitude
  • Professional demeanor, tact, poise, and excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work well will all levels of internal management and staff, as well as with external customers
  • Flexible; can change focus and priorities easily; able to prioritize and multi-task in a fast paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Must be a self-starter who is able to resolve problems with minimal supervision
  • Ability to handle confidential material in a professional manner
  • Accuracy, thoroughness, and exceptional follow-through and attention to detail

 

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.
  • 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

N/A

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 to. 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.

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.

Youth Engagement Specialist (2 Positions Open)

Position Title:   Youth Engagement Specialist

Reports To:   Manager, School Based Programs

COMPENSATION:   $32,300-$40,700 Annually or $15.53-$19.57 Hourly 1.0 FTE Non-Exempt

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

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 Youth Engagement Specialist is charged with supporting the Manager of School Based in all aspects of program development and implementation. The Youth Engagement Specialist ensures and promotes youth safety, growth, and leadership; facilitates curriculum lessons for student groups; and provides individual case management. The Specialist works collaboratively to achieve program goals and meet and document measurable youth-development outcomes, contributes to a collegial and productive work environment, and promotes the organization’s vision and mission. 

POSITION DESCRIPTION

Responsibilities include outreach and recruiting, logistical planning, curriculum implementation and individual case management. The Specialist also collaborates with partner organizations, schools, local government, and the community.  This position requires excellent follow through; high attention to detail; professional writing skills; and excellent communication through one on one meetings, phone, e-mail, and group communication with Latino Network community partners, staff, and program participants. The Specialist must have facilitation experience and be able to guide conversations clearly and fluently in both English and Spanish.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Ground students in positive cultural identity development through Conexiones and/or                 prepare students for college and careers through the implementation of NCLR’s Escalera curriculum.
  • Demonstrate outcomes in participant recruitment and retention; school performance and attendance improvement; decrease disciplinary referrals.  Support internship placement and completion and postsecondary enrollment for Escalera students
  • Assist Program Coordinator in curriculum development that engages and motivates                    youth
  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with participants, school teachers, counselors, community partners and stakeholders
  • Provide necessary referrals to current and former participants
  • Work collaboratively with Family Engagement Specialists to keep families engaged and informed with the goals of 1) increasing two-way communication between schools and families, 2) increasing student learning in the home, and 3) monitoring of students’ discipline, academic progress, and attendance.
  • Maintains 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
  • Work collaboratively with team to coordinate and carry out field trips and/or other special events
  • Participate fully in all-staff and team scheduled meeting and trainings
  • Support organization’s development and fundraising efforts
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s Degree in education, communication, sociology, psychology or related field
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in Spanish and English
  • Demonstrated outcomes in developing, implementing, and facilitating classes for youth and adults
  • Experience in implementing programs for Latinos
  • Knowledge of and experience in navigating educational institutions, resources, programs, social services and government agencies
  • Knowledge of culturally based world view, adaptive reasoning, and problem solving                  practices of Latino individuals, families, and community living in urban neighborhoods impacted by crime, poverty, and racial inequity
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with schools, students, families, and community support systems
  • Strong organizational, time management, and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Demonstrated consistency in following instructions and implementing strategies
  • Ability to be flexible and adaptive to successfully achieve the functions of the position                as described in the job responsibilities
  • Experience and training needed to perform the functions of the position as described in the job responsibilities

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 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 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 ti

Energy Assistance Program Coordinator

POSITION TITLE:  Energy Assistance Program Coordinator

REPORTS TO: Family Stability Manager

COMPENSATION: $32,300-$40,700 Annually or $15.53-$19.57 Hourly Non-Exempt, 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 influencing policy.

CANDIDATE PROFILE

Latino Network seeks a bilingual, bi-cultural mission-driven professional with proven nonprofit and community experience to provide case management and emergency energy assistance funds to income eligible youth, families and seniors in Multnomah County. As part of a dedicated team working toward a shared vision, the Energy Assistance Program Coordinator is interested in working with clients and service providers to assist families in need of energy assistance. 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

Through a unique city-county-school-nonprofit partnership, Latino Network operates as a sub- contractor of El Programa Hispano Católica (EPHC) to administer the Multnomah Stability Initiative (MSI) energy assistance program within the SUN Service System (SUN). The energy assistance program provides culturally specific support and assistance to historically underserved people. This position require consistent contact with clients, regular communication with Multnomah County, EPHC, and SUN staff and collaboration with partner organizations, schools, local government, and the community. Excellent follow through, attention to detail, professional writing skills and excellent communication through one on one meetings, phone, and email is required. The Energy Assistance Program Coordinator must have experience working with Latino youth and families and be able to communicate clearly and fluently in both English and Spanish.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Verify eligibility of clients based on source funding guidelines.
  • Work with Family Stability Program Coordinators to maintain a detailed case file for each client.
  • Work with clients and Family Stability Program Coordinators to form a comprehensive service plan and regularly update this plan to reflect any changes in services accessed or needed.
  • Utilize Assertive Engagement to help clients gain access to energy assistance and other supportive services.
  • Provide follow-up services and referrals to clients to help ensure their continued stability.
  • Attend all case staffing meetings, staff meetings, and trainings.
  • Work closely with SUN staff, service providers, partner organizations and local jurisdictions.
  • Data entry into Multnomah County and Latino Network case management software.
  • Prepare and provide reports detailing progress of clients as requested by Family Stability Manager.
  • Properly document and submit all program expenditures in a timely manner.
  • Adherence to all Latino Network policies and procedures.
  • Perform any additional duties and directed by the Program Manager and or Director.

 

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree in social science or three years of directly relevant experience conducting case management or energy assistance may be considered.
  • Knowledge culturally based worldview, adaptive reasoning, and problem solving practices of Latino individuals, families, and community living in urban neighborhoods impacted by crime, poverty, and racial inequity.
  • Knowledge of Assertive Engagement and trauma informed care preferred.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in Spanish and English (including public speaking)
  • Computer literate and proficient in Microsoft Office programs. Knowledge of Service Point and Efforts to Outcomes software preferred.
  • Knowledge of and experience in navigating social service and government agencies.
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with partner agencies, institutions, clients, and local jurisdictions.
  • Ability to employ critical thinking, good judgment and maintain confidentiality of client information.
  • Proven ability to manage time and prioritize tasks to meet goals and deadlines effectively
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, and as a collaborative team member
  • Commitment to personal and professional development
  • Ability to work in crisis situations and under pressure and meet deadlines.

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).
  • May work in the community including client homes, schools, churches, parks, community centers, etc.
  • 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.

CONNECT 2 COMPLETE ACADEMIC ENGAGEMENT SPECIALIST (2 OPENINGS)

Connect2Complete Service Position Description

TITLE: Connect2Complete Academic Engagement Specialist

HOURS OF SERVICE: Full Time

JOB DESCRIPTION: The Connect2Complete Academic Engagement Specialist will serve at Woodland and Hartley Elementary School SUN programs or Kelly Elementary School SUN Program, hosted by Latino Network. The primary function will be to engage students in academic interventions through the roles of mentorship and project coordinator to increase attendance and student engagement.

SCHOOLS: Woodland/Hartley Elementary, and Kelly Elementary

 

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND RELATED TASKS:

  • 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.
  • Assist with tracking participants and monitoring the building to ensure safety and security.
  • Act as a positive role-model for students
  • 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.
  • Actively develop rapport with students, staff and families.
  • 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
  • Maintain communication with families through phone calls and in person to inform parents of meetings, classes and special events
  • Work with Site manager and school staff to organize events that promote students and family engagement in school activities
  • Administer program assessment
  • Participate in regular check-ins with supervisor

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • AA or BA/BS degree preferred or equivalent experience
  • Ability to work well with people of diverse backgrounds
  • Strong organization, problem-solving and written and oral communication skills
  • Basic office computer skills, including word processing
  • Program management (marketing, event planning, training, volunteer management) experience.
  • Strong initiative; self-starter
  • Ability to creatively problem solve
  • Enthusiasm for helping others succeed
  • Willingness/openness to learn about and discuss racial equity and social justice issues

PREFERRD QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Academic knowledge of critical theory and race relations in the United States
  • Experience applying an equity lens
  • Bilingual English-Spanish preferredand 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 the SUN Community School Program and activities.
  • Ability to organize, prioritize and complete multiple and varied tasks.
  • Ability to communicate directly and effectively both orally and in writing.

BENEFITS:

  • Living stipend of $12,530 (distributed over 10.5 months)
  • Education Award of $5,815.00
  • For More Information Contact: Latino Network

 

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.