This is an ideal position for a bilingual English-Spanish speaking professional who is equally comfortable doing outreach and education in the classroom as well as the community! The ideal candidate loves community, youth, families — and computers. That’s because there is a fair amount of data entry and record keeping associated with the position. So if you are a person who HATES computers please do not apply. But even if your computer skills aren’t great, but you’re willing to learn, we will train you.
This position requires all of the following (we pay for the training):
1. CPR/1st Aid
2. Level 2 Background Check (DCF)
3. Driver’s License and/or reliable means of transportation or getting to work
*This job requires a fair amount of organization and the ability to balance multiple responsibilities at a time. *
Principal Duties and Responsibilities
1. Provide support to instructors and administration in Prodigy program, including but not limited to: classroom management, co-teaching, crisis intervention, record keeping.
2. Conduct outreach and education in the community on Prodigy and You Count/Tu Cuentas Census project.
3. Collaborate across community businesses, partner organizations, schools and libraries to set up appointments and conduct short presentations and outreach to successfully complete project goals.
4. Participate in training sessions and staff meetings.
5. Document activities through sign ins, collect and compile statistics on the program as required.
6. Conduct home visits and recruit as needed
7. Serve as a role model for participants,modeling exemplary behavior.
8. Attend meetings, network with federal, state, county and community agencies to deliver services and promote program.
9. Assist clients in coordinating services and navigating services (in their own language).
10. Advocate and translate on behalf of clients as needed.
11. Communicate and reach clients through phone calls, letters or other correspondence.
12. Conduct presentations for the program and parents.
13. Clean up and maintain the Center.
14. Supervise volunteers, help youth become leaders through community service.
15. Help fund-raise and work as a team member.
16. Other duties as assigned.
FICS holds 4-5 showcases per year, often in the evening or weekend. You will have adequate lead time to plan for these but they are mandatory for staff.
Please submit a COVER LETTER outlining your experiences and qualifications for the position along with an updated resume via email. Check out our website to learn a little about us: www.ficsinc.org. Please no phone calls.
Job Type: Part-time
Salary: $13.00 to $14.00 /hour
- relevant: 1 year (Preferred)
- High school or equivalent (Required)
- Spanish/English (Required)
- One location
- Multiple locations
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This Job Is:
- A job for which all ages, including older job seekers, are encouraged to apply
- Open to applicants who do not have a college diploma