Parent Liaison (Part-Time 6-15 hours a week) MUST BE BI-LINGUAL IN SPANISH
The Parent Liaison works alongside the parents involved in the program as well as with the staff. The Parent Liaison is responsible for all communications intended for the parents, staff, and the school. Parent Liaison plays an integral role in parent involvement and empowerment.
Support the Site Director with on-site programming needs
Assists the staff with all communication to and from the parents in English and Spanish
Help parents navigate the school systems as well as community resources
Effectively responds to parent inquiries, questions, and comments
Familiarizes him or herself on an ongoing basis with each child’s family and school situation, assisting family members in areas of need
Prepares and distributes program documentation and details
Maintains a variety of confidential and non-confidential lists and records (computerized and manual) for the purpose of documenting and/or providing reliable information
Participates in a variety of meetings, workshops, and committees for the purpose of conveying and/or gathering information required to perform functions
Refers students and parents to outside agencies for the purpose of meeting the needs of the students
Desired Skills and Attributes
Fluency in Spanish and English (writing, listening, and speaking)
Ability to work collaboratively and independently
Ability to multi-task and meet multiple deadlines
Strong organizational skills along with a sense for detail and follow-up
Solution-orientated and ability to problem-solve
Strong written and oral communication skills
Excellence in communicating with diverse audiences
Must have a high school diploma or GED. A bachelor’s degree is preferred.
Experience with parent coaching is preferred
Knowledge and understanding of issues and dynamics within diverse families
Flexibility to work some evenings and weekends as during parent/or community events
Experience with Microsoft Office applications such as Word/Excel/PowerPoint
Must have own transportation and hold a valid driver’s license
Commitment to the program’s goals and mission
The Parent Liaison is hired by the Executive Director. The Parent Liaison reports directly to the Afterschool Director who is responsible for his or her performance evaluations.
***No Phone Calls Please***
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