Parent Partnership Coordinator

Afterschool · Atlanta, Georgia
Department Afterschool
Employment Type Part-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level
Compensation $20- $24 hour

About LaAmistad:

Our Mission is to prepare Latino students and families for success through academic and life enrichment programs.

Our Vision that Latino students and families achieve life-long self-sufficiency.

Our Core Values

  • Kindness: “Kindness is having the ability to speak with love, listen with patience and act with compassion.”
  • Excellence: "Every touch, every time, no exceptions"
  • Passion: "You can't fake passion."
  • Team Work: "Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much"
  • Perseverance: “Grit, the raw endurance, hard work and tenacity that keeps you going despite obstacles.”


Parent Partnership Coordinator

LaAmistad's Parent Partnership addresses the need for a holistic and culturally responsive approach to supporting student educational success.

The Parent Partnership Coordinator works alongside the Afterschool Team and is responsible for establishing and managing the Parent Partnership Program goals. The Coordinator will work directly with LaAmistad’s team of Parent Liaisons to empower parents to be active participants in their child’s education, identify and share the resources that students and families need to thrive educationally, socially, and personally as well as ensure continuous improvement and growth in the services LaAmistad provides to the amazing community it serves.

 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage Parent Partnership Program, support Birth to 5 Program, lead Parent Ambassador Program
  • Train, manage, and support Parent Liaisons
  • Respond to parent inquiries 
  • Cover/substitute at Afterschool Locations as needed
  • Visit Afterschool locations to ensure program quality
  • Actively seek community resources, learning opportunities and partnerships to support students and families and share this information with parents
  • Work closely with the Afterschool Manager and Academic Director to support programming goals and needs
  • Organize and host Parent Workshops
  • Prepare Spanish Newsletter content for parents/families
  • Lead monthly team meetings, conduct staff evaluations

Administrative Duties and Responsibilities

  • Update Parent Partnership Handbooks. Parent Liaisons Handbook, Manuals and Guides
  • Collect program data (workshop attendance, referrals, incoming and outgoing donations, etc.)
  • Support the staff with communications as needed 
  • Translate organization documents to Spanish as needed
  • Review and approve employee timesheets

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in education, social work, or related field
  • Experience as a supervisor/manager
  • Native fluency in Spanish and English (reading, writing, listening, and speaking)
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Suite including Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Teams
  • Experience with Zoom technology
  • Experience working with schools and/or families and children
  • Knowledge and understanding of issues and dynamics within diverse families
  • Strong written and oral communication skills

 

Desired Skills and Attributes

  • Passion for mission-driven work
  • Ability to coach people while setting clear expectations
  • Ability to work collaboratively and independently
  • Ability to multi-task and meet multiple deadlines
  • Ability to cultivate meaningful partnerships
  • Strong organizational skills along with a sense for detail and follow up
  • Solution-orientated and the ability to problem-solve
  • Excellence in communicating with diverse audiences
  • Empathetic, adaptable and patient
  • Experience with Remind platform

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  • Location
    Atlanta, Georgia
  • Department
    Afterschool
  • Employment Type
    Part-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Mid-level
  • Compensation
    $20- $24 hour