Ready Set Go Program Site Coordinator - Alder

Metropolitan Family Service | Portland, OR

Posted Date 1/12/2021
Description

Level: Experienced

Job Location: Alder ES - Portland, OR

Position Type: Full Time

Education Level: 4 Year Degree

Salary Range: $43,908.80 Salary/year

Job Shift: Day

Job Category: Nonprofit - Social Services

Description

Position Title:            Program Site Coordinator – Ready, Set, Go!

Reports To:                Program Manager     

Location:                    Alder Elementary School

Dept/Program:          Ready, Set, Go! Program        FTE:     1.00 (40 hours/week)                                                                                             

Status:                        Exempt

Created:                      January 2021                           Job Number: RSGAPC0112

General Description:

Metropolitan Family Service position descriptions are guidelines. They are not intended to identify every task that an employee will be asked to complete. They are intended as a general outline of the essential work responsibilities and qualifications of the position. 

Agency Culture:

  • We use creative and proactive problem solving to build and sustain dynamic community-based programs and quality services.
  • We believe in the potential of families and individuals at all life stages and focus on prevention, wellness, and independence.
  • We build strong relationships by collaborating with our funders, partners, and highly trained volunteers, always striving for an extensive commitment to diversity.

General Function: 

Under the general supervision of the Ready, Set, Go! Lead Program Manager, the Program Site Coordinator is responsible for day to day operations of the Ready Set Go! Program at Alder Elementary School

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • In collaboration with the school principal, the Site Coordinator will be responsible for the planning, recruitment and daily operations of the Ready Set Go! Program
  • Conduct ongoing community outreach to identify families of young children who are not linked to any early childhood programs and register them into the RSG Program.
  • Conduct home visits to targeted at-risk children and families if needed.
  • Hold three weekly parent/child interaction groups to build skills and provide socialization opportunities
  • Facilitate and lead the parenting education class twice  a week
  • Conduct required assessments with participants as required by program requirements and administer surveys and assessments in the parenting classes
  • Connect families to the broader services of Metropolitan Family Service, the school district and the community
  • Participate in training and support the integration of financial services with families participating in Ready, Set, Go in collaboration with the MFS Economic Empowerment  Program
  • Provide information to families about special school events and participate in their coordination
  • Develop and maintain strong and positive relationships with school staff
  • Coordinate and supervise Program Assistant and childcare staff
  • Work directly with Human Resources Department regarding hiring, supervision, and employee relations issues
  • Provide information and assist with linkage to resources as needed
  • Seek out and maintain relationships with local community providers
  • Attend supervision meetings with Ready, Set, Go Program Manager
  • Participate with the Ready, Set, Go! team in regular meetings, trainings and support other RSG Site Coordinators as needed
  • Organize and maintain personnel records and documentation as required
  • Provide data through ETO database and other required systems and written reports as required
  • Effectively and consistently market the organization, communicating about MFS and its programs in a way that is both compelling and on message. Follow marketing guidelines in place when communicating with staff, volunteers, clients, partners, and potential supporters
  • Comply with Metropolitan Family Service policies and procedures as outlined in the Employee Handbook

 

 

 

Qualifications


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

  • Minimum of two years of experience in program development or leadership of early childhood program
  • Ability to read, write and speak fluently in English and a second language that matches the demographics of catchment area families is required. Preferred languages include Nepalese and/or Spanish
  • Experience in supervision of staff and volunteers
  • Experience working in a public school setting or with public school partners
  • Experience working in collaboration with a variety of agencies and programs
  • Ability to work independently and to collaborate with other staff
  • Knowledge and competency to operate a personal computer
  • Competency in using Word, Excel and database programs
  • Possesses strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Possesses excellent time management and organizational skills

CORE VALUES

Equity & Social Justice

  • Values working in a multi-cultural, diverse environment
  • Values and supports inclusion and program access for clients
  • Supports agency goals for reducing disparity in outcomes for communities of color
  • Adopts anti-racism approaches to services by understanding and acknowledging systemic and individual racism and privilege

Collaboration and Teamwork

  • Ability to collaborate and communicate effectively with a broad range of individuals and groups within all program areas of MFS as well as other agencies
  • Values the inclusion of multiple voices, including clients/service users, in the design and implementation of programs and services

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Minimum of a BA or BS degree with coursework in early childhood education and child development; or equivalent related experience
  • Experience working in early childhood education, or social services programming is preferred
  • Fluency and ability to communicate effectively (read, write and speak) in English and a second language that matches the demographics of catchment area families is required
  • Preferred languages include Zomi and Burmese.
  • Language fluency will be evaluated at the time of interview

Other Requirements:

Personal transportation allowing for travel within the Portland Metropolitan area in a timely manner.  If driving a personal vehicle must maintain a valid driver's license for the state of residency, personal auto liability insurance coverage and a driving record permitting coverage under the agency auto liability policy.

MFS requires all employees and volunteers to complete a criminal background check.  We review the results of all background checks individually and consider all of the circumstances of any issues that arise in a background check during the hiring process.

Work Environment:

Work is performed in an office environment, at community events, and/or at other locations as deemed necessary.  May require occasional early morning, weekend or evening work.  Position requires the ability to sit for extended periods as well as stand occasionally.  Position requires use of computer, telephone, fax machine, copier and may require accessing locations by use of stairs.

Metropolitan Family Service is committed to building a diverse workforce to broaden and deepen our work in the communities we serve. We strongly urge candidates from communities of color, disability, LGBTQ+, linguistically diverse populations, older adults and military veterans to consider application to our positions. MFS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Position Title:            Program Site Coordinator – Ready, Set, Go!

Reports To:                Program Manager     

Location:                    Alder Elementary School

Dept/Program:          Ready, Set, Go! Program        FTE:     1.00 (40 hours/week)                                                                                             

Status:                        Exempt

Created:                      January 2021                           Job Number: RSGAPC0112

General Description:

Metropolitan Family Service position descriptions are guidelines. They are not intended to identify every task that an employee will be asked to complete. They are intended as a general outline of the essential work responsibilities and qualifications of the position. 

Agency Culture:

  • We use creative and proactive problem solving to build and sustain dynamic community-based programs and quality services.
  • We believe in the potential of families and individuals at all life stages and focus on prevention, wellness, and independence.
  • We build strong relationships by collaborating with our funders, partners, and highly trained volunteers, always striving for an extensive commitment to diversity.

General Function: 

Under the general supervision of the Ready, Set, Go! Lead Program Manager, the Program Site Coordinator is responsible for day to day operations of the Ready Set Go! Program at Alder Elementary School

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • In collaboration with the school principal, the Site Coordinator will be responsible for the planning, recruitment and daily operations of the Ready Set Go! Program
  • Conduct ongoing community outreach to identify families of young children who are not linked to any early childhood programs and register them into the RSG Program.
  • Conduct home visits to targeted at-risk children and families if needed.
  • Hold three weekly parent/child interaction groups to build skills and provide socialization opportunities
  • Facilitate and lead the parenting education class twice  a week
  • Conduct required assessments with participants as required by program requirements and administer surveys and assessments in the parenting classes
  • Connect families to the broader services of Metropolitan Family Service, the school district and the community
  • Participate in training and support the integration of financial services with families participating in Ready, Set, Go in collaboration with the MFS Economic Empowerment  Program
  • Provide information to families about special school events and participate in their coordination
  • Develop and maintain strong and positive relationships with school staff
  • Coordinate and supervise Program Assistant and childcare staff
  • Work directly with Human Resources Department regarding hiring, supervision, and employee relations issues
  • Provide information and assist with linkage to resources as needed
  • Seek out and maintain relationships with local community providers
  • Attend supervision meetings with Ready, Set, Go Program Manager
  • Participate with the Ready, Set, Go! team in regular meetings, trainings and support other RSG Site Coordinators as needed
  • Organize and maintain personnel records and documentation as required
  • Provide data through ETO database and other required systems and written reports as required
  • Effectively and consistently market the organization, communicating about MFS and its programs in a way that is both compelling and on message. Follow marketing guidelines in place when communicating with staff, volunteers, clients, partners, and potential supporters
  • Comply with Metropolitan Family Service policies and procedures as outlined in the Employee Handbook

 

 

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

  • Minimum of two years of experience in program development or leadership of early childhood program
  • Ability to read, write and speak fluently in English and a second language that matches the demographics of catchment area families is required. Preferred languages include Nepalese and/or Spanish
  • Experience in supervision of staff and volunteers
  • Experience working in a public school setting or with public school partners
  • Experience working in collaboration with a variety of agencies and programs
  • Ability to work independently and to collaborate with other staff
  • Knowledge and competency to operate a personal computer
  • Competency in using Word, Excel and database programs
  • Possesses strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Possesses excellent time management and organizational skills

CORE VALUES

Equity & Social Justice

  • Values working in a multi-cultural, diverse environment
  • Values and supports inclusion and program access for clients
  • Supports agency goals for reducing disparity in outcomes for communities of color
  • Adopts anti-racism approaches to services by understanding and acknowledging systemic and individual racism and privilege

Collaboration and Teamwork

  • Ability to collaborate and communicate effectively with a broad range of individuals and groups within all program areas of MFS as well as other agencies
  • Values the inclusion of multiple voices, including clients/service users, in the design and implementation of programs and services

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Minimum of a BA or BS degree with coursework in early childhood education and child development; or equivalent related experience
  • Experience working in early childhood education, or social services programming is preferred
  • Fluency and ability to communicate effectively (read, write and speak) in English and a second language that matches the demographics of catchment area families is required
  • Preferred languages include Zomi and Burmese.
  • Language fluency will be evaluated at the time of interview

Other Requirements:

Personal transportation allowing for travel within the Portland Metropolitan area in a timely manner.  If driving a personal vehicle must maintain a valid driver's license for the state of residency, personal auto liability insurance coverage and a driving record permitting coverage under the agency auto liability policy.

MFS requires all employees and volunteers to complete a criminal background check.  We review the results of all background checks individually and consider all of the circumstances of any issues that arise in a background check during the hiring process.

Work Environment:

Work is performed in an office environment, at community events, and/or at other locations as deemed necessary.  May require occasional early morning, weekend or evening work.  Position requires the ability to sit for extended periods as well as stand occasionally.  Position requires use of computer, telephone, fax machine, copier and may require accessing locations by use of stairs.

Metropolitan Family Service is committed to building a diverse workforce to broaden and deepen our work in the communities we serve. We strongly urge candidates from communities of color, disability, LGBTQ+, linguistically diverse populations, older adults and military veterans to consider application to our positions. MFS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Listing Type
Jobs
Categories
Nonprofit | Social Services
Position Type
Full Time
Experience Level
Mid Level
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Salary
$43,908.80 Salary/year
Salary Type
/yr.

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