SUN Community School Site Manager - Reynolds Middle School

 

  • POSITION TITLE: SUN Community School Site Manager
  • REPORTS TO: SUN Program Manager
  • COMPENSATION: $39,200 - $48,600 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

SKIL LS, 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.

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.

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.

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.