PROGRAM COORDINATOR FOR CHULA VISTA COLLEGE INSTITUTE: Chula Vista College Institute seeks an organized, family-oriented, creative, personable, resourceful and proactive individual to fill the position of Program Coordinator. The Program Coordinator will assist with the organization, coordination and implementation of the Parent Program and after school program at the Chula Vista site as part of the Chula Vista Promise Neighborhood project. The Program Coordinator is responsible for and manages all aspects of Parent programs at CVCI. The Coordinator works closely with CVCI parents to provide support, community resources, workshops, training, and guidance. The Coordinator also oversees and assesses all aspects of ETO data entry to ensure completion of the Promise Neighborhood grant. The Program Coordinator’s permanent location will be at the Castle Park Middle site as part of the Chula Vista Promise Neighborhood project. The person we seek is approachable, positive, caring, and takes initiative.
JOB PURPOSE: To organize and coordinate Parent Program and After School Program with the Barrio Logan College Institute at Chula Vista site.
Oversee parent services, assess needs, and implement workshops based on results in collaboration with the Promise Neighborhood’s team
Encourage parent involvement in their child’s education, CVCI and the community
Manage, oversee, coordinate, and implement multiple services to parents and communicate events and important dates to parents
Plan and implement parent events, meetings, workshops, presentations, trainings, etc.
Provide parent training and activities that improve the social, emotional, academic and educational attainment skills of students and families
Refer families to local social service agencies based on needs and connect them with community resources by attending SBCS Promotora training
Responsible for making phone calls to parents regarding CVCI updates and information
Responsible for ETO data entry for parent program
Assist Program Manager with student recruitment for program in schools and community
Work with Program Manager to complete and implement annual pre and post evaluation and assessment tools
Plan and implement fieldtrips, workshops, career days, college trips, or conferences (Includes working some weekends and late nights)
Under the supervision of the Program Manager and Associate Director maintain and build new partnerships with other organizations/community members for student opportunities
Other duties as assigned
Successfully pass background check
Provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States
Must be able to drive, hold a valid California driver’s license, use BLCI and personal vehicle and provide proof of insurance
Bachelor Degree from an accredited institution
Bilingual: Spanish/English with cultural sensitivity toward Spanish-speaking families
Experience working with students and parents in an educational, social services or similar setting
Have desire, ability and passion to work with low-income families
Dedicated to the concept of promoting equal opportunity for under-represented students and families
Know how to seek, find and connect families to resources and social services
Ability to connect to and communicate effectively with a diverse student/parent/community population
Focused, organized, sets and meets deadlines
Superior written and communication skills
High standards of ethics and accountability
Outstanding interpersonal and leadership skills
Ability to manage multiple tasks and work in a team
Must be computer literate to organize tasks, create fliers, emails, etc.