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Family Engagement Manager

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Adelante Mujeres
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Forest Grove, OR

Adelante Mujeres


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Published 7 days ago

$46,000 - $52,000

SUMMARY: 

Do you seek an environment that encourages everyone to grow to their fullest potential?  Are you a people person with strong attention to detail?  Are you passionate about building a more just society by empowering Latinas to lead? Join the Adelante Mujeres family and become part of a growing organization providing award-winning programming and holistic services to more than 9,000 Latina women and children annually in Oregon. Adelante Mujeres means "women rise up" and the women and girls in our program are doing just that!  With your help, we can build the next generation of Latinx leaders.  Located in Forest Grove, Oregon and founded in 2002, Adelante Mujeres is known for innovative responses to community concerns.  

 Adelante’s Family Engagement programming was created in response to the critical need for strength-based, high quality, culturally responsive essential involvement of families. The Family Engagement Component focuses on collaborative relationship-based curriculum with empowerment activities where families receive respectful, caring and positive involvement opportunities to develop their leadership skills and become active advocates of their children. We honor and support the parent-child relationships through our two-generation programing that encourages children and parent learning together. 

RESPONSIBILITIES: 

As the leader of the Family Engagement Team, the Family Engagement Manager is responsible for the planning, coordination and execution of the parent and family involvement programing of the Education Programs at Adelante Mujeres. The Family Engagement Manager ensures and promotes collaborative relationships between staff, children, and families through a culturally responsive curriculum that will ensure sharing of strengths and abilities to support children and families’ goal achievement. The Manager assures that the Family Engagement staff work as a team to provide high quality parenting education programing to support parents in their important role as their children’ first teacher. The Manager works in collaboration with Adelante Staff, partners and parents in implementing the vision and daily operations of the program in compliance with appropriate policies, procedures and practices. The ideal candidate will be inspired by and fully committed to Adelante Mujeres’ vision and mission, and have a history of working with young children, teachers and families. The Manager reports to the Director of Education Programs. 

  • Lead Family Engagement Programing assuring the parenting needs and strengths of our families by creating and promoting collaboration among staff, children, and families 
  • Plan, lead and monitor daily operations of the Family Engagement programing in all our Education Programs (Early Childhood, Adult and Youth) in coordination with Program Managers and staff 
  • Lead the recruitment, training, mentoring, and supervision of the Family Engagement staff 
  • Supervise, manage, coach and mentor staff  
  • Promote high quality parenting and family engagement educational opportunities for our families in all programs  
  • Use a lens based on diversity, equity, and inclusion in all planning of services for parenting education and engagement. 
  • Maintain confidence and protect program operations 
  • Actively and professionally represent Adelante Mujeres on local and regional parenting educational advisory groups 
  • Provide emergency services as a Mandatory First Responder 
  • Lead the development and delivery of plans of action that support Adelante Mujeres strategic plan goals and objectives  
  • In collaboration with Family Engagement, ECE, and Adult Education staff, ensures program data collection, analysis, and needed curriculum adjustments 
  • Create high quality reports for grants, funders, and stakeholders 

Qualifications and Experience:  

We recognize that there are multiple expressions of professional readiness. When we review applications, we take a comprehensive look at each applicant. Our goal is to assess your unique strengths. The ideal candidate has many of the following skills and experience:  

  • BA Degree in Adult Education, Elementary Education or strongly related field and 3 years of experience working with diverse families, or AA Degree in ECE and Families Studies and 5 years of work experience with children, teachers and families 
  • Minimum of 2 years of supervisory experience 
  • Current Food Handler’s Card, CPR/First Aid, Criminal background registry under Office of Childcare 
  • Bilingual-Bicultural Spanish/English with great communication, and writing/reading skills 
  • Passionate about engagement of parents/families, education, social justice, diversity, and women’s empowerment 
  • Enjoy working with and be sensitive to the needs of low income, diverse, and minority families  
  • Ability to think and plan strategically and execute operationally  
  • Coaching and mentoring skills for team building, leadership and supervisor development  
  • Ability to manage emergencies and support the resolution of conflicts and crises    
  • Excellent communication skills, verbal and written, including strong spelling, grammar, and proofing   
  • Strong initiative and reliability  
  • Strong time management capabilities   

SALARY & BENEFITS: 

  • Salary range: $46,000 - $52,000 depending on qualifications  
  • Full-time, exempt 
  • Telework: primarily during pandemic, up to 2 days a week after pandemic  
  • Benefits: health, vision, dental, long-term disability and life insurance – all 100% employer paid; professional development opportunities; paid holidays (11.5 days annually); sick days (up to 12 days annually); paid family leave; and vacation (20 days years one through five, 25 days after five years)   
  • Opportunity for broad and impactful work with a visionary, growing organization 

TO APPLY: 

Please submit the following material electronically (PDF preferred) to educationjobs@adelantemujeres.org (no phone calls, please)  

  • A one-page cover letter clearly outlining your qualifications, experience and interest in the position and Adelante Mujeres   
  • A resume detailing relevant experience, qualifications, work history, education and accomplishments 
  • Three professional references may be requested later in the hiring process 

Thank you for your interest in employment at Adelante Mujeres. We will be contacting the applicants that meet our Required Qualifications and whose applications indicate a strong combination of relevant experience and desired qualifications and skills. 

Closing date: Open until filled   Anticipated start date: Open until filled 

------------------------------EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER------------------------------  

Adelante Mujeres is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, cultural heritage, ancestry, political belief, age, marital status, pregnancy, perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or any related medical condition, physical or mental disability or veteran status in accordance with applicable federal and state laws. Adelante Mujeres is compliant with the American with Disabilities Act and we are committed to making special accommodations for your interview or work as a member of our team. If specific accommodations are needed, please notify hr@adelantemujeres.org and we will work to accommodate your needs. 

SUMMARY: 

Do you seek an environment that encourages everyone to grow to their fullest potential?  Are you a people person with strong attention to detail?  Are you passionate about building a more just society by empowering Latinas to lead…

Details at a glance

  • Full Time Schedule
  • 2-Year Degree Required
  • Managerial

Benefits

Benefits: health, vision, dental, long-term disability and life insurance – all 100% employer paid; professional development opportunities; paid holidays (11.5 days annually); sick days (up to 12 days annually); paid family leave; and vacation (20 days years one through five, 25 days after five years)

Benefits: health, vision, dental, long-term disability and life insurance – all 100% employer paid; professional development opportunities; paid holidays (11.5 days annually); sick…

Level of Language Proficiency

Bilingual-Bicultural Spanish/English with great communication, and writing/reading skills

Bilingual-Bicultural Spanish/English with great communication, and writing/reading skills

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Forest Grove, OR
Associated Location
2030 Main Street, Suite A, Forest Grove, OR 97116

How to Apply

Please submit the following material electronically (PDF preferred) to educationjobs@adelantemujeres.org (no phone calls, please)  

  • A one-page cover letter clearly outlining your qualifications, experience and interest in the position and Adelante Mujeres   
  • A resume detailing relevant experience, qualifications, work history, education and accomplishments 
  • Three professional references may be requested later in the hiring process 

Please submit the following material electronically (PDF preferred) to educationjobs@adelantemujeres.org (no phone calls, please)  

  • A one-page cover letter clearly outlining your…

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