Program Coordinator - Successful Families - Economic Empowerment

Metropolitan Family Service | Portland, OR

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Posted Date 7/12/2024
Description

Level: Experienced

Job Location: Undisclosed

Position Type: Full Time

Education Level: 4 Year Degree

Salary Range: $50,350.00 Salary/year

Travel Percentage: Negligible

Job Shift: Day

Job Category: Nonprofit - Social Services

Description

Metropolitan Family Service

Position Description

Position Title: Program Coordinator – Economic Empowerment Program (EEP)

Location: Various Community School Sites - Multnomah County

Reports To: Senior Collaborations Program Manager

Dept/Program: Economic Empowerment

FTE: 1.00 (40 hours/week)

Status: Exempt

Created: November 2023 Job Number: PCPNI1106

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.

Values:

  • 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 Senior Collaborations Program Manager, the Program Coordinator is responsible for implementation of economic empowerment services into school and community sites within Multnomah County (David Douglas, Centennial and Reynolds school districts). This position will serve as the lead staff contact for the Successful Families Initiative in David Douglas School District. Services will be delivered both one on one and in group settings and will be for students and parents.

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 work effectively in collaboration with staff from the partner agencies including the Coalition of Communities of Color in Successful Families (David Douglas) and SEI in Albina Rockwood Promise Neighborhood Initiative (Reynolds)
  • Ability to work and communicate effectively with a broad range of individuals and groups
  • Attend Successful Families partner meetings at David Douglas schools to collaborate on events and integrate programs with non-profit partners who also provide services in this initiative
  • Work closely with Career Readiness and Financial Coaching Program Coordinator, Program Collaboration Manager and other staff at MFS who work in this initiative
  • Commitment to provide overall agency program support to ensure excellence in programs and delivery of services including language support

Administrative

  • Demonstrates knowledge and competency to operate a personal computer
  • Knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office Suite and database programs
  • Possesses strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Possesses excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Ability to effectively manage and maintain confidential and sensitive information
  • Ability to recognize and manage critical incidents with clients and adhere to agency reporting standards
  • Ability and commitment to continuous quality improvements and innovation
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Co- develop and coordinate with other EEP staff a culturally responsive college and career exploration program and youth internship program run yearly at David Douglas, Centennial and Reynolds high schools. Activities include recruitment and outreach with students.
  • Provide supervision to one AmeriCorps member serving in this program
  • Provide a secondary language interpretation assistance to the EEP team, as needed
  • Present financial education workshops and classes for parents and students
  • Provide information on services to potential clients, school staff and key program partners (IRCO, Latino Network, SEI and NAYA)
  • Support clients in the IDA program as needed
  • Help clients connect to safe financial products and services
  • Maintain a full understanding of programs and services being offered by Successful Families partners (in David Douglas School District) and coordinate referrals to and from other Successful Families partners
  • The Program Coordinator will also be responsible for maintaining partnerships with all staff and agencies involved in the Successful Families Initiative, Albina Rockwood Promise Neighborhood Initiative.
  • Train community partners in Your Money Your Goals curriculum and provide support as they integrate financial capabilities activities into their programs as requested
  • Provide general consultation to participants and partners about economic empowerment issues as needed
  • Connect participants to other MFS program, tax preparation services or other community services
  • Collect program data and assist with program evaluation
  • Data entry of participant information into multiple databases
  • Perform program intake screenings
  • Attend supervision meetings with Senior Collaborations Program Manager
  • Other duties as assigned by Senior Collaborations Program Manager

Qualifications


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

  • Enthusiasm for helping families access tools to achieve financial goals
  • Experience with trauma informed approaches to client interactions 
  • Ability to work independently and to collaborate across programs 
  • Experience in presenting effectively to the public 
  • Ability to proactively problem-solve and resolve conflict
  • Ability to maintain professional boundaries and confidentiality
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a broad range of individuals and groups
  • Ability to demonstrate active listening skills
  • Ability to effectively manage and disseminate confidential and sensitive
  • information  
  • Utilizes problem-solving and goal setting with participants
  • Competency in using Word, Excel and database programs
  • Possesses excellent time management and organizational skills

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Minimum of a BA/BS in related field or equivalent related experience
  • Fluency and ability to communicate effectively in Spanish is required
  • Fluency in secondary language will be assessed at time of hire
  • Financial management and/or financial literacy education experience is preferred

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

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, LGBTQIA2S+, linguistically diverse populations, older adults and military veterans to apply to our positions. MFS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Metropolitan Family Service

Position Description

Position Title: Program Coordinator – Economic Empowerment Program (EEP)

Location: Various Community School Sites - Multnomah County

Reports To: Senior Collaborations Program Manager

Dept/Program: Economic Empowerment

FTE: 1.00 (40 hours/week)

Status: Exempt

Created: November 2023 Job Number: PCPNI1106

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.

Values:

  • 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 Senior Collaborations Program Manager, the Program Coordinator is responsible for implementation of economic empowerment services into school and community sites within Multnomah County (David Douglas, Centennial and Reynolds school districts). This position will serve as the lead staff contact for the Successful Families Initiative in David Douglas School District. Services will be delivered both one on one and in group settings and will be for students and parents.

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 work effectively in collaboration with staff from the partner agencies including the Coalition of Communities of Color in Successful Families (David Douglas) and SEI in Albina Rockwood Promise Neighborhood Initiative (Reynolds)
  • Ability to work and communicate effectively with a broad range of individuals and groups
  • Attend Successful Families partner meetings at David Douglas schools to collaborate on events and integrate programs with non-profit partners who also provide services in this initiative
  • Work closely with Career Readiness and Financial Coaching Program Coordinator, Program Collaboration Manager and other staff at MFS who work in this initiative
  • Commitment to provide overall agency program support to ensure excellence in programs and delivery of services including language support

Administrative

  • Demonstrates knowledge and competency to operate a personal computer
  • Knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office Suite and database programs
  • Possesses strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Possesses excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Ability to effectively manage and maintain confidential and sensitive information
  • Ability to recognize and manage critical incidents with clients and adhere to agency reporting standards
  • Ability and commitment to continuous quality improvements and innovation
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Co- develop and coordinate with other EEP staff a culturally responsive college and career exploration program and youth internship program run yearly at David Douglas, Centennial and Reynolds high schools. Activities include recruitment and outreach with students.
  • Provide supervision to one AmeriCorps member serving in this program
  • Provide a secondary language interpretation assistance to the EEP team, as needed
  • Present financial education workshops and classes for parents and students
  • Provide information on services to potential clients, school staff and key program partners (IRCO, Latino Network, SEI and NAYA)
  • Support clients in the IDA program as needed
  • Help clients connect to safe financial products and services
  • Maintain a full understanding of programs and services being offered by Successful Families partners (in David Douglas School District) and coordinate referrals to and from other Successful Families partners
  • The Program Coordinator will also be responsible for maintaining partnerships with all staff and agencies involved in the Successful Families Initiative, Albina Rockwood Promise Neighborhood Initiative.
  • Train community partners in Your Money Your Goals curriculum and provide support as they integrate financial capabilities activities into their programs as requested
  • Provide general consultation to participants and partners about economic empowerment issues as needed
  • Connect participants to other MFS program, tax preparation services or other community services
  • Collect program data and assist with program evaluation
  • Data entry of participant information into multiple databases
  • Perform program intake screenings
  • Attend supervision meetings with Senior Collaborations Program Manager
  • Other duties as assigned by Senior Collaborations Program Manager

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

  • Enthusiasm for helping families access tools to achieve financial goals
  • Experience with trauma informed approaches to client interactions 
  • Ability to work independently and to collaborate across programs 
  • Experience in presenting effectively to the public 
  • Ability to proactively problem-solve and resolve conflict
  • Ability to maintain professional boundaries and confidentiality
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a broad range of individuals and groups
  • Ability to demonstrate active listening skills
  • Ability to effectively manage and disseminate confidential and sensitive
  • information  
  • Utilizes problem-solving and goal setting with participants
  • Competency in using Word, Excel and database programs
  • Possesses excellent time management and organizational skills

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Minimum of a BA/BS in related field or equivalent related experience
  • Fluency and ability to communicate effectively in Spanish is required
  • Fluency in secondary language will be assessed at time of hire
  • Financial management and/or financial literacy education experience is preferred

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

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, LGBTQIA2S+, linguistically diverse populations, older adults and military veterans to apply to our positions. MFS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Salary50,350.00 Annual
Listing Type
Jobs
Categories
Nonprofit | Social Services
Position Type
Full Time
Experience Level
Mid Level
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Salary Min
50350.00
Salary Max
50350.00
Salary Type
/yr.

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