Sacred Heart Community Service is hiring a
Temporary Education Program Coordinator
3-6 month position
Monday through Friday
40 hours a week/$25Hr
Sacred Heart Community Service, located in San José, CA, is looking for a multifaceted Program Coordinator to lead, develop, and integrate programs that stabilize low-income individuals and families who are at- risk of or experiencing homelessness. This individual must be highly organized, possess an ability to work flexibly and creatively, and have a passion for our mission – to change lives and impact poverty. For 58 years, SHCS has been one of the leading institutions in addressing poverty in Santa Clara County through a strategy that combines meeting basic needs, offering tools for self-sufficiency, and engaging the wider community to be involved.
The Temporary Education Coordinator in the After-School Academy will promote academic progress, family engagement and oversee middle school leadership. Responsibilities include communicating with school teachers and families about academic support, monitoring program goals, maintaining tracking systems, and scheduling and facilitating enrichment classes. To accomplish program duties, this position will coordinate volunteers, facilitate meetings, and provide parent/guardian conferences and linkages to local resources as deemed appropriate. The Temporary Education Coordinator will ensure that all members of the After-School Academy are engaged in activities that contribute to eliminating the opportunity gap for low-income and future first generation college students.
The Temporary Education Coordinator in the After-School Academy and Summer Academy reports to the Education Organizing Manager. This position is temporary full-time, non-exempt, $25 per hour. Must be available 9am-6:00pm Monday-Friday. Some weekends or evenings are required.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:
Program Coordination (65%)
● Maintains and supports a safe and academically engaging environment for all members.
● Implements the core values of SHCS by engaging volunteers and community leaders, providing volunteers with vision, encouragement, challenge, modeling, training, and empowerment.
● Assists program participants with immediate crisis intervention, advocacy, problem-solving and other appropriate interventions while maintaining professional boundaries.
● Provides explicit guidance and timely responses to interdepartmental staff on processes and procedures for referring customers into department services.
● Facilitates meetings and/or classes, training, and community outreach with community members, volunteers, and partners as appropriate.
● Implements program evaluation tools (i.e., pre/post tests, satisfaction surveys, etc.), analyzes and reports on outcomes.
● Provides support and training in the development of leadership skills among participants by co-leading program activities, family nights, MS Leadership and enrichment classes (i.e., science, technology, arts, cooking).
● Develops and nurtures collaborative relationships with members (students, families, volunteers, and partners)
● Supports the planning and implementation of agency-wide programs, events, training, and outreach efforts.
● Represents SHCS through outreach to schools, faith communities, businesses, and community groups.
● Develops, tracks, reports, and analyzes program goals and objectives in accordance with strategic and operating plans.
● Implements program evaluation systems such as case files and other progress management systems with support from the Program Manager.
● Adheres to strict confidentiality agreements as deemed appropriate.
● Acts as a “mandated reporter” by working with the Program Manager to keep updated on periodic amendments and maintaining strict adherence to the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Law.
● Analyzes and reports on process objectives and outcomes to support the development of grant proposals and to ensure contract compliance. Youth Education Coordinator works with Education Program Manager to monitor grant requirements ensuring all service delivery goals are met and/or exceeded.
● Performs other duties as assigned.
● Oversees CACFP and SFSP operations and reporting.
The Temporary Education Coordinator- After School Academy should have the following skills and experience:
● Strong commitment to our vision and mission.
● Bilingual in English and Spanish required.
● Minimum of a Bachelor's degree or equivalent knowledge and experience required.
● Specialty educational certificate in a related field preferred.
● Two to three years’ experience working in a community based organization or K-12 school setting.
● Two to three years’ experience working in an expanded learning setting.
● Experience with providing culturally competent support aimed at opening pathways to higher education and/or self-sufficiency.
● Experience mentoring and developing leadership among volunteers and clients.
● Computer literate with proficiency in Google Apps, MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
● Excellent public speaking, writing and communication skills.
● Knowledge of grants monitoring and reporting processes preferred.
● Flexible, compassionate, and supportive attitude.
● Current certification in first aid and CPR preferred.
The Temporary Education Coordinator should also be able to:
● Complete and pass a background check.
● Successfully pass a tuberculosis (TB) test if required to work with youth or handle food.