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Bilingual Program Coordinator

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CREO DuPage
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Glen Ellyn, IL

CREO DuPage


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Published 15 days ago

December 28, 2020
December 11, 2020
$27,500 - $35,00025-30 hours per week

The Bilingual Program Coordinator is responsible for the overall development and implementation of programming, services, and provides direction to volunteer teams that oversee and support the program functions of CREO DuPage. This position is 25-30 hours per week and will work remotely as the current health situation requires.

Coordinate the development, operations, and systems of student and family-facing (advising, parent workshops) programs within the budget approved and allocated for program services. (* 5 hours per week -staff responsibilities: ie. meetings and reporting). 

Build rapport with students and families; continuously engage and hold them accountable to CREO program expectations and requirements. 

Assist the Executive Director in building relationships with community partners, and with the program’s Advisory Council Team: (*2 hours per week) 

  • Prepare reports and updates on program functions with members related to their advisory roles
  • Assure that appropriate parties are notified of events taking place

Recruit and prepare Student & Families for, and train Volunteers, for successful integration into the program services (Most work is seasonal (*2 hours per week) 

  • Oversee annual recruitment of new program participants including application revisions, outreach materials, information sessions, interviews, and follow-up for missing documents/incomplete applications.
  • Provide onboarding for new students and families on program expectations, policies, communication tools, and ongoing program services.
  • Provide training and onboarding for new volunteers in specific program roles. 
  • Evaluate ongoing volunteer training needs and provide resources and additional support as needed.

Develop, maintain CREO Programs for Students and Parents: (* 20 hours)

  • Advising: Serve as a central point of contact for families. Share and collect information to ensure that parents are empowered as partners to support and challenge their students to grow and achieve. Provide support and accountability to program families.
  • Caminando Juntos: Work collaboratively with a team of volunteers and parents to identify needs and to provide monthly workshops relevant to parenting adolescents, communication skills, educational success, post-secondary education, and career development. 
  • Coaching: Direct weekly programs for academic support. Provides ongoing supervision to volunteer coaches (tutors/mentors/advisors).
  • Support and participate as able to with Saturday Morning Live student workshops. 
  • Support the ongoing development of mentoring relationships for 11th/12th-grade students entering their college transition phase and provide support to students to complete applications for college entrance, financial aid, scholarships, and other resources for post-secondary access and success.
  • Assist Executive Director and AC Team with ongoing evaluation to identify and address other programming needs of students and families including summer camps/ programs/ events, and other skills that ultimately contribute to their college readiness and leadership development.
  • Update Executive Director on program challenges and concerns that affect the safety of program participants, volunteers, or the image of the organization. 

Assist the Executive Director with the coordination of facilities, equipment, and relationships that support programming through local partnerships (ie. St Marks Glen Ellyn, other churches, colleges and universities, businesses) and donors (* as needed). 

This PD may adjust as programs shift through pandemic and require more in-person services.

Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree is required; Master’s in Education, Social Work or other related field is preferred. 
  • Entrepreneurial self-starter with a passion for people and a belief in the transformative power of education
  • Communication: Strong verbal and written communication skills; ability to effectively communicate with diverse audiences, especially adults and older youth
  • Fluency in English and Spanish (reading, writing, and speaking)
  • Prior experience with mentoring, education support programs, youth development, and familiarity with first-generation student characteristics. 
  • Proficiency with Google software applications and virtual conferencing & collaboration tools (zoom, google meets) and other educational and nonprofit software platforms. 

The Bilingual Program Coordinator is responsible for the overall development and implementation of programming, services, and provides direction to volunteer teams that oversee and support the program functions of CREO DuPage. This…

Details at a glance

  • Remote Possible
  • Part Time Schedule
  • 4-Year Degree Required
  • Entry level

Benefits

Remote work, flexible schedule.

Remote work, flexible schedule.

Level of Language Proficiency

Communication: Strong verbal and written communication skills; ability to effectively communicate with diverse audiences, especially adults and older youth

Fluency in English and Spanish (reading, writing, and speaking)

Communication: Strong verbal and written communication skills; ability to effectively communicate with diverse audiences, especially adults and older youth

Fluency in…

Location

Glen Ellyn, IL

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