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Parent Liaison

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

Parent Liaison  (Part-Time 6-10 hours a week)

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. The 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 program’s goals and mission

 Accountability

The Parent Liaison is hired by 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
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