Family Engagement Coordinator

Children's Aid

Family Engagement Coordinators are trusted community members who coordinate closely with the Community school’s leadership and staff and liaise between the school and families. The family engagement coordinator will connect families and students with opportunities and support services, and create and oversee parent volunteer and leadership roles. The person in this role will develop and enhance community partnerships to meet identified needs and provide opportunities for students, families and the school. The Family Engagement Coordinator will focus on creating supports, programming, and resources that align with the school’s culture. The Family Engagement Coordinator will report to the Community School Director.



Build communication and relationships with parents and caregivers.
Communicate regularly with families using various mediums.
Connect students and parents to resources and opportunities under the direction of the Community School Director and school Principal.
Support the data collection and reporting needed for parent and student programs and activities.
Collaborate with both Children’s Aid and Department of Education staff to implement and promote services, programs and opportunities.
Use data to implement new programs needed for the success of students and families.
Work collaboratively with all parents and school staff to ensure that all elements of the community school strategy are in place and high quality.
Put the appropriate systems in place to track participation, quality and impact of all activities.
Maintain contact with the community organizations that provide services and opportunities to students and their families.
Link school Parent Coordinators and/or parents to the resources parents need to support their children’s education.
Maintain and ensure that all administrative details of the program are implemented.
Support in the planning and facilitation of parent workshops and events
Other related duties assigned by the Community School Director, Program Director or Principal in support of the programs success.



Education and Experience:

Bachelor’s degree required.
Bilingual (Spanish/English), oral and written required.
1-2 years in a school setting preferred.
Experience working in community-based organizations and/or community settings.
Knowledge and familiarity of the community being served.
Strong facilitation skills; ability to train students, families.
Knowledge of the NYC DOE school-system.
Strong interpersonal skills; able to engage a broad and diverse group of people as needed.
Resourceful – able to identify or attract the resources need to support parents, students and schools.
Liaison skill; able to link individuals to one another and/or to link individuals to organizations based on the situation or the need.
Willingness to work with an academic, socio-economic and culturally diverse population.

Location: -Bronx
Activation Date: Tuesday, December 14, 2021
Expiration Date: Tuesday, March 15, 2022

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