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.