Parent Liaison

· Atlanta, Georgia
Employment Type Part-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

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.


 


Responsibilities


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


 


Qualifications


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


 Accountability


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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  • Location
    Atlanta, Georgia
  • Employment Type
    Part-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Mid-level