The Center For Youth Part-time, Greece Community School Coordinator in Rochester, New York
This is a part-time position. The position is generally 30 hours per week/37 weeks per school year (with 10 days in the summer). Flexibility is required to work evening and weekend hours, as needed.
This position facilitates the implementation, development, and management of community schools activities, events, programs and services that lead to healthy and successful children, strong families and a thriving community.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Coordinates and leads school site community schools strategy
Establishes linkages with local organizations and businesses to develop expanded learning opportunities, health and social services to support the community schools strategy
Coordinates needs and resource assessment activities on an ongoing basis, employing a variety of strategies and including a broad cross-section of stakeholders
Provides day-to-day management and coordination of community school partnerships
Plans and directs efforts to involve students and engage families in the community school strategy
Assures that expanded learning opportunities provided by the community school initiative are linked to school-day curriculum to the fullest extent possible
Assists with designing and managing volunteer systems within the school
Responsible for required data collection and evaluation
Participates in capacity-building activities including initiative-wide and site-based trainings, network meetings and study visits
Works collaboratively with parent liaisons to increase family engagement at the school site
Actively seeks funding sources via grants and other creative funding sources
Works collaboratively with the Department of Community and Family Engagement and site-based leadership team to assure successful implementation of the community schools strategy
Perform school-specific additional duties that respond to the emerging needs of the assigned school and that are agreed upon by the Leadership Team and CFY
The Center delivers programs and services to youth and families across Monroe County who represent many racial, cultural and geographic groups. The Center ensures understanding and values differences in people of diverse cultures, ethnic origins, sexual orientation, disabilities and beliefs. All staff are required to attend cultural competency workshops and trainings and to continually enhance their own understanding of cultural diversity. The Center Performance Appraisal, administered annually, provides an opportunity for staff to evaluate how they are integrating culturally competent practices into everyday work.
Associate’s Degree, social services, education, youth development, public administration or related field, Bachelor’s Degree in same areas is preferred.
Minimum of two (2) years of experience working with children, students and families is required
Knowledge of the Greece community and resources is required
Must have excellent communication, organizational and time management skills
Ability to collect, analyze data and understand trends is required
Must be youth friendly and positive
Must have significant knowledge of positive youth development, asset development, risk reduction and protective factors
Must have access to a vehicle and telephone and possess a valid Driver’s license with a driving record acceptable to our insurance carrier. In addition, must have the following automobile insurance: $100,000 per person/$300,000 per incident Bodily Injury and $50,000 per incident Property Damage.
COMPUTER SKILLS REQUIRED
Microsoft Office - Intermediate
Internet Explorer - Intermediate
The Center for Youth provides equal opportunities for employment.