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Children's Aid Parent Coordinator in Manhattan, New York

Parent Coordinator 3/27/24Full Time--Manhattan

Job ID: 006971

Salome Urena Campus (4600 Broadway)


*Position Summary: *The Family and Community Engagement (FACE) Coordinator is responsible for fostering a welcoming and supportive environment for families through the creation of workshops, classes, resources, and opportunities for advocacy. The FACE Coordinator will act as the liaison between school staff and parents; they will develop relationships with local organizations, and connect parents to support services. The FACE Coordinator will focus on creating and aligning supports, programming, and resources with the community rich in culture.

Essential Duties:

  • Build relationships with parents, and all stakeholders including school administration, teachers, paras, custodial and cafeteria personnel.

  • Develop partnerships with leaders of the Parent Teachers Association (PTA), Principal and community-based collaborations through formal and informal contacts.

  • Establish linkages with neighborhood-based organizations for the purpose of information gathering, referral and advocacy for students and families.

  • Manage, guide and direct the parent resource center to provide information and referral services for families, including trainings, and program opportunities available throughout the community.

  • Assist in the coordination, planning and implementation of the Annual Community Resource Awareness / Health Fairs.

  • Plan ongoing workshops, trainings, seminars, and monthly special events.

  • Plan monthly meetings with the Parent Council to discuss topics of interest to parents.

  • Inform Community School Director of all planned activities.

  • Collect enrollment applications and attendance records for all activities and classes timely to the data team.

  • Collect and report program data as needed.

  • Implement systems to track and accurately document participation for the impact of all services rendered.

  • Coordinate and work closely with Department of Education Parent Coordinators to plan events and to provide services of interest to parents.

  • Attend agency-sponsored events or trainings relevant to family and community engagement.

  • Meet regularly with program directors and coordinator to strategize on how to involve parents from other program and services.

  • Collaborate and support in all Salome Urena Campus program and events.

  • Establish, coordinate and implement a Parent Summer Camp which includes a variety of workshops and educational trips.

  • Meet with colleagues from other sites to discuss program goals and procedures, share community resources and plan activities.

  • Support the coordination and implementation of Children’s Aid Immigration Clinic.

  • Identify, train, and supervise the parent engagement program staff.

  • Engage in community board meetings to identify resources across the community.

  • Additional duties as deemed necessary by the Community School Director.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma (required)

  • Experience running parent workshops, knowledge of the community we service.

  • Bilingual (Spanish/English) required

  • College Bachelor’s Degree (preferred)


Job Type Full Time

Location --Manhattan