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Senior Education Liaison - Monterey

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National Center for Youth Law


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Up to $75,618This is a full-time, non-exempt position. The salary is competitive salary at $75,618

National Center for Youth Law 

The National Center for Youth Law (NCYL) advances justice through research, community collaboration, impact litigation, and policy advocacy that fundamentally transforms our nation's approach to education, health, immigration, foster care, and youth justice. Our mission is to amplify youth power, dismantle racism and other structural inequities, and build just policies, practices, and culture in support of young people. 

Position 

NCYL seeks a Senior Education Liaison for the Compassionate Systems initiative demonstration site in Monterey County, a collaboration with Monterey Peninsula Unified School District. Our Monterey demonstration site is aimed at improving education outcomes for youth that are experiencing homelessness (identified as McKinney- Vento eligible) by providing educational supports and services that engage youth in school, empower youth to drive their own educational futures, and connect youth to family members, teachers, coaches and other natural supports who will champion their educational success. This is a great opportunity for someone passionate about advocating on behalf of students and supporting academic success. 

Essential Functions 

  • Improve educational outcomes for students experiencing homelessness while attending school in the Monterey Peninsula Unified School District by working directly with youth to identify their educational goals, utilizing effective education planning, advocacy and addressing barrier to full educational engagement  
  • Participate in school site and district meetings to advance awareness of challenges, and educational supports needed by students experiencing homelessness  
  • Identify school based and external community-based resources to address student needs and support for students and make appropriate referrals  
  • Track required data in a web-based case management tool in a consistent and timely manner 
  • Support meetings and activities of a county-wide Youth Advisory Board in partnership with local and state partners 
  • Participate in local advocacy efforts to raise awareness about challenges impacting students experiencing homelessness, and advocacy solutions to improve educational outcomes 
  • Support capacity-building efforts with site based, district and county partners, via presentations and trainings to community partners 
  • Support demonstration site reporting and evaluation efforts, including drafting funder or program reports, and highlight program progress 

Qualifications  

  • Committed to NCYL’s mission  
  • Demonstrated ability to utilize a racial justice lens 
  • Knowledge about and ability to advocate in education and or youth homelessness 
  • Knowledge of Monterey County, youth homelessness and community-based resources  
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate and coordinate services with community agencies in a professional manner 
  • Ability to work well autonomously and as a part of a team 
  • Demonstrated ability to build rapport with youth and families 
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills 
  • Ability to stay organized with multiple work streams and frequent change 
  • Excellent creative problem-solving skills 
  • Knowledge of trauma-informed practice 
  • Ability to pass a DOJ & FBI background check 
  • Car and valid California driver’s license 
  • Ability to navigate cloud servers, Zoom, phone systems and other software. 
  • Position is currently remote, with long term colocation at school sites  

National Center for Youth Law 

The National Center for Youth Law (NCYL) advances justice through research, community collaboration, impact litigation, and policy advocacy that fundamentally transforms our nation's approach to education…

Details at a glance

  • Full Time Schedule

Benefits

NCYL provides health, dental, vision, life, short and long-term disability insurance, vacation and sick benefits, commuter benefits and employer contribution to a retirement plan. 

NCYL provides health, dental, vision, life, short and long-term disability insurance, vacation and sick benefits, commuter benefits and employer contribution to a retirement plan. 

Location

Remote
Work must be performed in or near Monterey, CA

How to Apply

How to Apply 

Please submit cover letter and resume. Please no calls or emails.  

Apply at: https://recruiting.paylocity.com/recruiting/jobs/Apply/470436/National-Center-For-Youth-Law/Senior-Education-Liaison---Monterey 

Applicants with personal experience within a public system, such as foster care and applicants of Color are strongly encouraged to apply. 

NCYL is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, age, ethnic background, sex, disability, size, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, color, marital status, personal appearance, family responsibilities, matriculation, or genetic information. Applicants who will increase the diversity of NCYL are strongly encouraged to apply. 

How to Apply 

Please submit cover letter and resume. Please no calls or emails.  

Apply at: https://recruiting.paylocity.com/recruiting/jobs/Apply/470436…

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