POSITION: SUN Extended Day Coordinator
WAGE: $17 per hour / approximately 20 hours per week.
LOCATION: Walt Morey Middle School – 2801 SW Lucas Ave., Troutdale, OR. 97060
APPLY AT: https://irco.org/who-we-are/careers-start.html
STATUS: Hourly/ On-Call without Benefits
PROGRAM(S): SUN Community Schools
REPORTS TO: SUN Site Manager and SUN Program Supervisor
OPENING DATE: September 14, 2021
CLOSING DATE: Open until filled
REQUIREMENTS: Works in school settings/not remote. Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination or request for accommodation may be required. Must be available to work 1:00pm – 5:00pm Monday – Thursday. Works with Youth under age 18, must pass criminal background check.
GENERAL POSITION SUMMARY:
Schools Uniting Neighborhoods (SUN) Community Schools are a school-based service delivery model that provides a comprehensive set of services to the school communities we serve. IRCO’s SUN Community Schools offer a variety of programs that support the student’s education and family stability. SUN Extended Day Coordinator works with the SUN Site Manager to facilitate and run programs like after school classes, parent workshops, school events, food security programs, food pantries, and more.
For staff supporting the after-school educational and enrichment programs
• Be able to follow all school district and IRCO safety protocols related to the prevention of covid19, including working while wearing a mask
• Treat youth and fellow staff respectfully while executing classroom management and adhering to school rules
• Create, develop and implement age-appropriate curriculum for youth enrichment classes, examples include: art, soccer, music, writing, etc.
• Enter attendance, keep accurate records, and miscellaneous data entry
• Encourage and assist youth with homework, when applicable
• Culturally responsive communication, outreach and engagement with students and families
• Communicate effectively with SUN Site Manager and parents about student’s success
• Support the on-site distribution or home delivery of educational program kits to students
• Support all school family nights, special events and program promotion events, both in-person and virtual
• Follow all school and IRCO protocols for cleaning as related to the prevention of the spread of Covid19. Keep all shared classrooms and spaces clean and well organized
• Attend all staff meetings and orientations
• Effectively work with individuals of diverse backgrounds
• Ability to develop culturally responsive and respectful relationships with students, their families and all community members we serve
• Ability to use good judgment when working with youth in a school setting
• Experience working in or delivering services in a school setting
• Actively work to disrupt racism and systematic oppression through inclusive program practice and implementation
• Utilize bilingual skills to support culturally specific communication to students, families and clients in their preferred language, when possible
JOB SPECIFIC QUALIFICATIONS:
• Must be 18 years or older
• Must be able to pass an extensive background check
• High School degree or equivalent is preferred. Experience in the field may be considered as equivalent
• Bilingual/bicultural applicants are encouraged to apply
• Experience working directly with youth in groups of 15 or more is preferred
• Experience planning and implementing lesson plans for school-aged youth preferred
• Experience with classroom management and behavior management preferred
• Willingness to complete training on child abuse reporting and classroom management skills
• Enthusiastic attitude and passion for education and/or food security.
• Flexibility is required
• Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
• Excellent multitasking skills and ability to prioritize and complete multiple and varied tasks
• Sensitivity and ability to relate to people from diverse lifestyles, socioeconomic levels, and cultures
Education: High School or GED
Experience: Less than one year of experience is required
Licensure, Certification: N/A
Additional Language Required: N/A
Computers: All positions at IRCO require use of a computer and experience working with Microsoft Products including but not limited to Microsoft 365, Excel, Word, Outlook and PowerPoint. In addition, the after-school. SUN SUPPORT STAFF position specifically requires familiarity with virtual meeting platforms like G-Suite, Zoom, Go To Meetings, etc.
Some interaction with those inside and outside the organization to exchange factual information
Regular need to design and develop multiple program functions (work units) and related processes and procedures
There is regular variation in tasks and the job holder must decide which tasks to complete as well as the order in which tasks are completed.
Positions at this level require some physical efforts or manual labor such as lifting, carrying or constant movement. Positions with regular responsibility for driving are to be placed at least at this level
Impact and Influence:
Positions at this level have little to no need or ability to analyze problem or concepts or make decisions on the information. This role has little or no impact and influence on organization operations, programs, expense or budgetary outcomes
Positions perform routine work with regular supervision and generally are given instructions or written procedures. Positions occasionally encounter variation and are encouraged to suggest ways to respond, but can’t take final action without approval
Positions at this level must be able to foresee issues associated with own work and identify future needs for supplies, equipment, resources which would stall operations or activities.
Positions at this level are not responsible for any supervisory functions or responsibilities, but may occasionally be asked to orient and/or train new employees or volunteers.
There is a moderately low level of personal risk encountered. Job conditions are occasionally uncomfortable relative to noise, temperature, inside/outside work, or interactions with people experiencing crisis
The work schedule occasionally fluctuates based on organization or customer needs. This fluctuation may occur with or without prior notice.
HOW TO APPLY:
This position requires the completion of an IRCO Employment Application.
Applications are accessible on the IRCO website https://irco.org/who-we-are/careers-start.html. Attach resume and cover letter along with the IRCO Employment Application form and email jobs (at) irco.org. Materials submitted without a completed application are considered incomplete and will not be considered. Due to the high volume of applications received, we will not be able to contact each applicant or return calls regarding the status of your application.
The Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization (IRCO) is a non-profit organization established in 1976 to serve immigrants, refugees, and the broader community in Portland, Oregon. Our mission is to promote the integration of refugees, immigrants, and the community at large into a self-sufficient, healthy, and inclusive multiethnic society. Find out more at www.irco.org.
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