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Community School Coordinator - William Paca

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Southeast Community Development Corporation | Baltimore, MD
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Southeast Community Development Corporation


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Published 28 days ago

Start Date

November 15, 2019

Application Deadline

October 25, 2019

Salary

$51,000 - $57,000


Southeast CDC is looking for an energetic, creative, compassionate and resourceful Community School Coordinator to join our team. The Community School Coordinator will support the design and implementation of programs, projects and services that improve student achievement, strengthen families and promote strong and stable neighborhoods. The Community School Coordinator would work at William Paca Elementary School in Southeast Baltimore, which has a growing Latino student population--being bilingual in English and Spanish (spoken and written) is a requirement. The Coordinator must be organized, able to work independently and in teams and very comfortable engaging with families, students, school administration and teachers and community members. The position will require asset mapping and resource planning, communications, outreach and organizing and project management. This is an excellent opportunity to support the achievements of Baltimore City students and families and improve outcomes for city schools.

Southeast CDC is a 44-year-old community development organization with a strong track record for improving quality of life in neighborhoods in Southeast Baltimore City. The Coordinator would join a high-impact team of three community school coordinators.

The job responsibilities include the following:

  • Write an effective Community School Action Plan based on a community school needs assessment; meet all goals and benchmarks as defined in the Community School Scope of Work and Action Plan
  • 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
  • Develop and sustain positive working relationships with school principal and administrators, teachers and staff
  • Participate as needed in applicable school team meetings and effectively contribute to resolving resource support needs
  • Create/develop/manage and publicize a schedule of programs and activities offered at the school
  • Identify and reach out to potential community school stakeholders, including students, school staff, parents, other community residents, organizations, programs and businesses to involve them in the community school
  • Attend community school trainings, conferences and meetings to ensure continued professional development requirements
  • Provide training and information to school staff, parents and community organizations about the community school effort, and provide access to best practices
  • Complete data collection and reporting responsibilities related community school strategy
  • Provide written and verbal reports to Southeast CDC, principal, funders and the SFC concerning program status and needs and outcome fulfillment
  • Lead fundraising efforts to support community school organization and management
  • 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 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 required
  • Two or more years of experience in organizing residents, businesses 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


Southeast CDC is looking for an energetic, creative, compassionate and resourceful Community School Coordinator to join our team. The Community School Coordinator will support the design and implementation of programs, projects and…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • 4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional

Benefits

Health benefits offered.

Health benefits offered.

Level of Language Proficiency

Must be bilingual in English and Spanish.

Must be bilingual in English and Spanish.

How to Apply

Please send a cover letter and resume. No phone calls please.

Please send a cover letter and resume. No phone calls please.

Location

Baltimore, MD

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