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The Community School Coordinator is a position that is embedded in a public school and is a joint effort between school administration and the Southeast Community Development Corporation. The Coordinator's role is to partner with the principal, and other administrators, teachers, school staff, families, school-family council, community members, and students to design and implement programs and services at the school that meet the needs of students, their families and the community. This is a grant-funded employment opportunity subject to renewal. The Coordinator is expected to have strong conversational Spanish ability.

JOB DUTIES 

  • Write an effective Action Plan; meet all goals and benchmarks as defined in the Community  School Scope of Work and Action Plan  
  • Develop positive working relationships with school principal and administrators, teachers and staff, families, community members and partner organizations
  • Participate in applicable school teams and effectively contribute to resolving resource support needs 
  • Support school attendance team with daily phone calls, home visits, team meetings and data tracking; help families with tech support, lead attendance incentive programs
  • Work with partners to develop programming and activities for students and their families including family nights, after-school programs, and student clubs.
  • Manage e-newsletter, social media, and website 
  • Plan and implement activities to connect families with services such as food distribution; provide case management on an as needed basis for families in need of rental assistance, cash or food support 
  • Organize and build engagement with potential community school stakeholders, including students, school staff, families, other community residents, organizations, programs and  businesses to involve them in the community school 
  • Connect school students and families with community and agency efforts to improve  neighborhood safety and quality of life
  • Conduct community needs and resource assessments periodically with parents, school staff,  students and community groups, to determine specific service needs, and to ensure partner  activities align with the Action Plan 
  • Attend community school trainings, conferences and meetings to ensure continued  professional development requirements
  • Complete data collection and reporting responsibilities related community school strategy
  • Provide written and verbal reports to Southeast CDC, principal, funders and the school-family  council concerning program status and needs and outcome fulfillment  
  • Lead fundraising efforts for school-level programs
  • Evaluate the success of community school programming 
  • Perform other duties/tasks as needed or as requested by Executive Director and/or Program  Director in support of the business needs of Southeast CDC 

EDUCATION, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in human service or education field; Master’s degree in Social Work or  other human service field preferred 
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational and verbal/written communication skills; ability to  communicate and empathize with individuals of diverse backgrounds 
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred, strong conversational Spanish required
  • Two or more years of experience in organizing residents, families and/or organizations;  experience working in Southeast Baltimore and surrounding vicinity preferred 
  • Experience completing or applying a community resource and needs assessment; experience working with schools preferred 
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality, manage multiple priorities, and project a professional  image to external contacts 
  • Energetic and comfortable working among diverse communities; high degree of effective  customer service skills; field instruction experience preferred 
  • Self-directed, anticipating opportunities and challenges before they arise and proactively  tackling those issues with minimal supervision; exercise considerable initiative, discretion and  judgment in executing the functions of the job 
  • Must be able to effectively manage stressful situations in a calm and professional manner
  • Strong ability to problem solve and work as part of a team


The Community School Coordinator is a position that is embedded in a public school and is a joint effort between school administration and the Southeast Community Development Corporation. The Coordinator's role is to partner with the…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Job Type
    Contract
  • Start Date
    April 26, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    April 20, 2021
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Salary

$51,000 - $57,000depending on experience and education

Benefits

Health and retirement savings plans

Health and retirement savings plans

Level of Language Proficiency

Strong conversational Spanish is required

Strong conversational Spanish is required

Location

On-site
600 North Patterson Park Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21205

How to Apply

To apply for the position, please submit your resume and a cover letter to intake@southeastcdc.org by April 20 at midnight.

To apply for the position, please submit your resume and a cover letter to intake@southeastcdc.org by April 20 at midnight.

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