Responsible for connecting community stakeholders, and school services to families and students that have been identified by the Choice Neighborhood Initiative Grant (CNI). The Student and Community Resource Associate works collaboratively with community partners, parents and schools to develop and implement effective family, community engagement and communication strategies at the school level. The position will ensure the academic and social success of students and families as outlined in the CNI Grant.
Serves as an advocate for students and families and as a liaison between families and appropriate agencies which can provide services to those in need of additional assistance.
Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Education, Social Work, Criminal Justice, or other related fields or equivalent, for a total education/experience of 4 years. Proven successful experience working in an urban school and community setting preferred.
Physical Demands: Requires sedentary work involving standing or walking for brief periods, exerting up to 10 pounds of force on a regular basis; and some dexterity in operating office equipment; must be able to use hands and fingers for sign language.
Unavoidable Hazards: The position is exposed to no unusual environmental hazards.
Sensory (ADA) Requirements: The position requires normal visual acuity and field of vision, hearing and speaking abilities.