Early Childhood Program Manager

  • POSITION TITLE:     Manager, Early Childhood Program
  • REPORTS TO:             Early Childhood Programs Director
  • COMPENSATION:      $42,000 - $53,500 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 Manager of Early Childhood Programs is charged with supporting the Director of Early Childhood Programs 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 early childhood programs.  The Manager of Early Childhood Programs will work closely with the Program Director to maintain and expand our established high quality programs, as well as manage new projects in the department.  This position brings the opportunity to advocate for equitable resources and approaches in the field of early learning, and to be a voice for the Latino community in our region.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist the Director of Early Childhood Programs by providing overall program and administrative support
  • Supervise and support direct service staff
  • Ensure programs are implemented with high level of quality and fidelity
  • Participate in ongoing program evaluation and data analysis
  • Engage in planning for program growth and replication
  • Maintain positive relationships with schools, districts, county, and other partner organizations
  • Represent Latino Network at community meetings and forums relating to early learning, educational equity and parent engagement
  • Advocate for policies that promote equity and advance the interests of Latino families in the areas of early learning and education
  • Provide opportunities for community voice in early education policy efforts
  • Project management 

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Demonstrated respect for, and willingness to learn from, communities most affected by social inequities
  • Commitment to shared leadership and community empowerment
  • Bachelor’s Degree in public health, education or a related field, and 5 years experience in leadership in social justice, advocacy, public service and/or community based organizations
  • Knowledge of and experience in early learning, parent engagement, family support services, school-based partnerships, Community Health Worker model and/or Popular Education
  • 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, families, and community support systems
  • Experience in designing and implementing programs for and with the Latino community
  • Knowledge of systemic political, economic and social issues affecting Oregon Latinos and policy and decision-making processes at the local, state and national levels
  • Employ critical thinking and confidence in decision-making and carrying out actions
  • Proven ability to manage time and prioritize tasks to meet goals and deadlines effectively
  • Experience leading groups with diverse professional levels and the ability to effectively facilitate knowledge sharing and collaboration
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, lead a team, and work as a collaborative team member
  • Commitment to personal and professional development
  • Ability to be flexible, work 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 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 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.

Family Success Specialist

POSITION TITLE:     Family Success Specialist
REPORTS TO:             Family Stability Manager
COMPENSATION:      $32,300-$40,700 Annually
or $15.53-$19.57 Hourly, 
Non-Exempt, .50 FTE. 
(Seasonal position to end June 30, 2017)
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 lead a full range of activities for a growing organization.  As part of a dedicated team working toward a shared vision, the Family Success Specialist is charged with supporting the Family Stability Manager in all aspects of program development and implementation.  This is a roll-up-your-sleeves position with the capacity to impact the wellbeing of Latino youth and their families. If you are resourceful, able to build strong relationships, and passionate about working for equity in the community, then Latino Network is the place for you.


POSITION DESCRIPTION
The Collaborative Family Success Project addresses the immediate need of the increasingly diverse families receiving Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) in District 2 and the similar target population who are demonstrating high likelihood of becoming active in TANF due to socio-economic barriers. The project consortium represents eight culturally specific and culturally responsive community-based organizations that empower traditionally underserved individuals from diverse backgrounds to stabilize their families and become economically, socially and emotionally self- sufficient.  


The Family Success Specialist will provide culturally specific and/or culturally appropriate assessment, community-based coaching and advocacy, and linkage to essential supportive services to diverse families receiving or who are demonstrating high likelihood of becoming active in Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) in District 2.


PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Outreach to potential families needing additional support, based on targeted demographics of project and home agency. Work closely with other programs to ensure adequate and appropriate referrals to fill monthly caseload needs. 
  • Facilitate interactive culturally responsive Skills and Resiliency workshops for individuals and families.
  • Implement a participant engagement plan specific to the cultural and linguistic needs of families to ensure that family members have the skills and tools they need to overcome life hurdles and to thrive as a family unit.
  • Work with team to develop and implement culturally specific and/or culturally appropriate assessment-screening tools to identify and refer appropriate families to intensive services that will decrease entry or reentry into TANF, including referrals to project Financial Navigator or Clinical Specialist. 
  • Use DHS data system and other tools to identify families receiving TANF or other DHS benefits, determine their current engagement in DHS JOBS activities, and work with DHS to improve participants’ JOBS participation.
  • Provide culturally and linguistically specific and culturally responsive individualized coaching and referral services, utilizing Assertive Engagement techniques, Motivational Interviewing, and Trauma-Informed care. Involve the family in goal setting and selection of service options. 
  • Work collaboratively with DHS Family Coaches to ensure goal alignment and non-duplicative service for each participant or family.
  • Actively work to learn about relevant resources in the community and develop/strengthen community partnerships to best serve participants.  Build on existing resources and services available through project partners to ensure linkage to essential culturally and linguistically specific supports.
  • Work with families, with consultation of DHS Family Coaches and with reference to any existing Personal Development Plan, to develop a culturally specific/responsive individualized, participant-driven Family Success Plan with immediate and long term comprehensive goals focused on building resilience skills and stabilizing and strengthening the family. 
  • Work collaboratively with project staff and partners to align project support activities with existing leveraged resources. 
  • Help project management to track and report leveraged resources.
  • Inform families of rights and responsibilities.
  • Maintain accurate and confidential records on each participant, including intake/assessment, action/service plan, contacts/referrals made.  Compile and submit timely reports based on DHS and project timeline.
  • Develop, maintain and constantly update project records, including all data and forms required by DHS and in piloted data system Efforts to Outcomes (ETO).
  • Support Project Manager in daily project operation and outcomes achievement.
  • Offer input on to Project Manager, Leadership Team and DHS as requested.
  • Ability to use basic office equipment, telephone, copy machine, fax machine, and computer.
  • Ability to sit, stand, walk, drive, talk on the phone and/or use computer for long periods of time.
  • Participate in staff meetings, trainings, committees, and volunteer activities to support project goals.
  • Complete other tasks as assigned.

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Demonstrated respect for, and willingness to learn from, communities most affected by social inequities
  • Commitment to shared leadership and community empowerment
  • Bachelor’s degree in education, social work or related field or three years equivalent experience in community outreach or social services
  • Knowledge of emergency, social, education, domestic violence, child welfare, human services, and information/referral systems.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in Spanish and English (including public speaking)
  • Ability to 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
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, and as a collaborative team member
  • Commitment to personal and professional development


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.

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.