Charitable Advisors LLC
  • 15-Jun-2018 to 14-Jul-2018
  • - La Plaza Inc.
  • Indianapolis, IN, USA
  • Full Time
  • yes

The Community Engagement Coordinator at La Plaza, Inc. works to advance the Tu Futuro program, whose objectives are to encourage and support Latino students and their parents regarding higher education and career exploration.  Primary responsibilities of the Community Engagement Coordinator include presentations to students and parents on advocacy and civic engagement; facilitation of community advocacy and civic engagement projects; recruit and develop partnerships with community organizations and businesses geared towards internships and mentoring opportunities.  This is a full-time salaried position with benefits.
 
Duties and Responsibilities

I. Program Coordination and Outreach,
• Develop annual program goals and objectives and update/develop program materials,
• Recruit and maintain partnerships with local schools, community organizations and businesses,
• Create a plan to promote the program and recruit community partners and participants.
• Recruit and develop internships and mentoring opportunities.
 
II. Program Implementation
• Deliver informational presentations and workshops to Latino students and parents that promote post-secondary education, advocacy and civic engagement.
• Maintain student records, initiate follow-up, track participants, and provide the data for use in program evaluation
• Coordinate community service activities, internships and educational field trips for participants
 
III. Program Evaluation
• Conduct pre and post assessments at workshops and follow up surveys with participants
• Maintain performance indicators and report those to program director monthly
 
IV. Other Tasks
• Supervise interns and volunteers
• Maintain records of and monitor program expenses
• Assist with grant management including grant reports
 
Qualifications
• B.A. or B.S. degree in education or related field (master's degree preferred)
• Bilingual in English and Spanish including written and verbal communication
• Strong knowledge of public schools and community and civic organizations in the Indianapolis metropolitan area
• Knowledge of and experience with program design and coordination
• Culturally competent and knowledgeable of Latino students' background, educational challenges, and needs
• Excellent writing, communication, organizational, technology, and interpersonal skills
• Experience working with and motivating high school youth and young adults
• Ability to effectively present to and teach individuals & groups
• Available some evenings & Saturdays
 
Click the APPLY button to submit resume and cover letter to Miriam Acevedo.
 
Any questions may be directed by email to Miriam Acevedo at miriam@laplaza-indy.org.



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