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Digital Literacy & Family Engagement Coordinator

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Parent Services Project engages and strengthens families to take leadership for the well-being of their children, families, and communities.

Founded in 1980, Parent Services Project is a nonprofit organization dedicated to integrating family support, engagement and leadership into early childhood programs, schools and family-serving organizations. We believe that families are leaders in their children’s programs, schools and communities, where they are part of building equitable partnerships based on mutual respect. Families’ engagement and leadership creates social change and equity for all, and as a result, all children develop to their fullest potential surrounded by a caring community.

Position

The Digital Literacy program aims at closing the technology equity gap and strengthen families’ school engagement. The Digital Literacy & Family Engagement Coordinator will be responsible for conducting in-person, one-on-one and small group, Digital Literacy workshops for parents living in Marin County. The focus of the Digital Literacy program is basic digital literacy training for parents so that they can support their children and engage more effectively with their child’s education.  Advancing digital literacy will also improve the caretakers access to information, resources, and opportunities – creating new avenues for social, economic and leadership development.

This position will include the following roles: Supporting Digital Literacy in Marin County schools, connecting families with resources and information and working with community partners. The position requires knowledge of local Marin County resources for families, the ability to listen and understand various stakeholder interests and the ability to build trusting relationships with low-income and immigrant families. 

Responsibilities

  1. Conduct in-person, one-on-one and small group, Digital Literacy workshops for parents in Marin County. Tailor training to sites IT platforms, ensure logistics are covered, provide support for outreach, serve as liaison with school site staff/parents, and complete evaluation activities to assess the impact of workshops.
  2. Conduct individual outreach to families for digital literacy workshops through phone calls, etc,
  3. Connect families to available community resources and information. 
  4. Conduct follow-up with families after digital literacy workshop and assist with “warm hand-off” to additional technology support services.
  5. Represent Parent Services Project and the importance of equity, family engagement and community leadership in related initiatives and public venues.
  6. Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Experience working in schools or community-based setting. 
  • Strong passion for equity, strengthening families and communities. 
  • Ability to build trust with families using a strengths-based approach and also interact comfortably with of a variety of school and community stakeholders. 
  • Knowledge of local resources available for families in Marin County.
  • Exceptional written, verbal and listening skills in English and Spanish; able to interact comfortably with of a variety of constituents.
  • Flexible and goal-oriented, with a commitment to high standards of excellence.
  • Flexible schedule with ability to work some evenings and weekends.
  • Ability to effectively use Microsoft Office and other computer programs.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience preferred.
  • Bilingual Spanish/English required.
  • Must have a valid California Driver’s License and car insurance

Parent Services Project engages and strengthens families to take leadership for the well-being of their children, families, and communities.

Founded in 1980, Parent Services Project is a nonprofit organization dedicated to integrating…

Resumo dos Detalhes

  • Comprometimento de Tempo
    Carga Horária Parcial
  • Data de Início
    1 de dezembro de 2021
  • Educação
    Diploma de Ensino Médio Requerido
Salário
USD $25.000 - USD $30.000
/ ano

Benefícios

Cafeteria benefits plan includes health, dental, vision & Paid Time Off 

Cafeteria benefits plan includes health, dental, vision & Paid Time Off 

Nível de Proficiência do Idioma

Must be bilingual in Spanish and English

Must be bilingual in Spanish and English

Localização

Presencial
San Rafael, CA, USA

Como se inscrever

Please submit a cover letter, resume and three recent references via email to: bfregoso@parentservices.org. No phone calls please. Open until filled.

Please submit a cover letter, resume and three recent references via email to: bfregoso@parentservices.org. No phone calls please. Open until filled.

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