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Academic Case Manager (Middle School)

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Operation Progress LA
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Los Angeles, CA
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Published 20 days ago

Operation Progress (OP) works in the community of Watts to empower underserved youth to become educated, ethical and productive adults who reach their full potential and positively contribute to society.   

OP is seeking a dynamic individual to serve as the Academic Case Manager (ACM). The ACM will oversee lower and upper middle school readiness programming for youth through academic case management and group mentoring. The ideal candidate is a successful youth worker with a solutions-oriented mindset, and a commitment to building excellent programs for youth. Candidates must also understand and value Operation Progress comprehensive approach to youth development and desire to make a lasting impact in underserved communities, while contributing to the expansion of a dynamic organization. Come join an organization that is entering its second decade of offering high-quality programming to youth and families in the Watts Community of Los Angeles. 

ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Case Management

●      Mentor a caseload of 30-40 middle school scholars through regular one-on-one meetings, team meetings, and cohort-based workshops;

●      Support scholars to meet a set of academic, high school, college & career, and social/ emotional milestones;

●      Lead monthly learning and team building experiences for scholars, such as high school/ college visits, and service projects; 

●      Collaborate with Operation Progress Program staff to support youth participation in after-school and/or summer activities. 

QUALIFICATIONS 

Coordination

●      Coordinate, implement, evaluate and develop Operation Progress high school readiness initiatives;

●      Oversee and coordinate participant preparation and onboarding; 

●      Assist participants in clearly developing and articulating SMART goals; ensure all participants meet well-defined high school readiness milestones;

●      Coordinate activities with middle school and high school program staff, as well as, Operation Progress eco-system partners/coordinators.  

●      Collaborate with program staff to administration assessments and collect student outcome data; 

●      Collaborate with directors to assess capacity to deliver services in a school-based model; 

●      Provide additional support, as needed to all Operation afterschool and summer programs. 

QUALIFICATIONS/ REQUIREMENTS

●      MSW preferred: Bachelor’s degree with strong youth development experience will be considered;

●      Experience working with middle school aged youth in academic awareness or high school/college readiness initiatives; 

●      Spanish-speaking preferred; 

●      A background working with diverse learning styles, including Special Education students and students who are not achieving at grade level;

●      Experience with data collection and reporting;

●      Ability to communicate effectively in writing and in person with diverse stakeholders from youth and families to corporate volunteers to internal partners;

●      Excellent planning skills, high attention to detail, and a skilled problem solver;

●      Ability to adapt to changing work environment and organizational needs as required;

●      Deep embodiment of Operation Progress organizational values of teamwork, diversity, integrity, and fun.


Operation Progress (OP) works in the community of Watts to empower underserved youth to become educated, ethical and productive adults who reach their full potential and positively contribute to society.   

OP is seeking a dynamic individual…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    August 30, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    August 13, 2021
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Salary

$40,000 - $50,000

Benefits

All full-time employees receive an excellent benefits package including health, vision, and dental insurance.


All full-time employees receive an excellent benefits package including health, vision, and dental insurance.


Level of Language Proficiency

Spanish-speaking Preferred

Spanish-speaking Preferred

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Los Angeles, CA
Associated Location
Los Angeles, CA, USA

How to Apply

Qualified candidates please email a cover letter and resume to kcato@operationprogressla.org. Please include ALL documents as one pdf file and use ‘Academic Case Manager – Candidate’ in the subject line.  


Qualified candidates please email a cover letter and resume to kcato@operationprogressla.org. Please include ALL documents as one pdf file and use ‘Academic Case Manager…

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