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Bilingual Mentoring Program Coordinator

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Latino Student Fund (LSF)
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Washington, DC
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Published 15 days ago

DESCRIPTION

The Latino Student Fund (LSF) is looking for one dynamic individual to coordinate one of two after school programs. Te Guio works with recently arrived 9th-10th grade students to empower them at home and in school to put them on the path to higher education and transition to a healthy adulthood. Listo works with college bound 11th-12th graders to support them through the college application and financial aid process. This position is a full-time, year-round position, with time split between the program school sites and the LSF office. The coordinator is expected to attend all program sessions from 3pm-6pm M-TH during the school year. This position is ideal for an individual who is passionate about supporting and motivating recently arrived and college-bound high school students through a variety of rigorous and evidence-based programs and workshops. The Coordinator will report to the Programs Manager.

Primary Roles and Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Lead the Mentoring program sessions for around 60-100 students at two DCPS sites.
  • Collaborate with Programs Manager and run the Summer Youth Employment Program.
  •  Collaborate with the Listo Coordinator to run summer boot camp sessions and all yearly events including field trips, community service projects, college admissions speakers, and networking and career panels.
  • Recruit, train, and manage a diverse pool of volunteer mentors.
  •  Support Programs Manager in develop program curricula and other educational resources.
  • Build and maintain relationships with key school staff, college admissions staff, and referral services for students.
  • Support the development and implementation of evaluations to measure the impact of the program, including administering monitoring assessments, tracking mentor-mentee relationships.
  • Maintain current student files including daily attendance, academic progress, and teacher feedback.
  • Prepare program communications and outreach materials in both English and Spanish to current students, families, and alumni.
  • Review grant applications and provide the necessary support for Programs Manager and President & CEO.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited 4-year college or university.
  • Two years of program coordinating experience, preferably in a non-profit environment.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills in English and Spanish.
  • Experience working directly with 9th -12th-grade students.
  •  Fast learner with the ability to work independently with little or no supervision.
  • Patience, flexibility, and the ability to work under pressure.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite

Applicants must be able to pass a DCPS criminal background check standards, and have a current CPR certification or be willing to get one. This is a full-time position, from 10 am-6 pm, with time spent between the LSF office and program sites. 

DESCRIPTION

The Latino Student Fund (LSF) is looking for one dynamic individual to coordinate one of two after school programs. Te Guio works with recently arrived 9th-10th grade students to empower them at home and in school to put them on…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Job Type
    Contract
  • Start Date
    September 27, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    September 27, 2021
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required

Benefits

Available benefits include reimbursed travel, medical/dental insurance, and generous vacation days.

Available benefits include reimbursed travel, medical/dental insurance, and generous vacation days.

Level of Language Proficiency

Spanish (native or near native proficiency)

English (native or near native proficiency)

Spanish (native or near native proficiency)

English (native or near native proficiency)

Location

On-site
Washington, DC, United States

How to Apply

After careful review of the above job duties and qualifications, interested applicants should send a resume, cover letter, and two references to mfborja@latinostudentfund.org attn: Maria Fernanda Borja subject line "Mentoring Program Coordinator". Only qualified applicants who have submitted complete applications will be contacted and we ask that applicants please refrain from calling the LSF.

After careful review of the above job duties and qualifications, interested applicants should send a resume, cover letter, and two references to mfborja@latinostudentfund.org…

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