School Impact Coordinator
Glendale (United States of America)
The School Impact Coordinator engages in the coordination and support of IRC’s refugee youth programming in alignment with organizational goals.
Program coordination includes robust partnerships with local schools and community organizations; parent and whole family engagement as it related to schools; initiatives crafted to remove barriers of first-generation refugee youth in achieving academic progression; and programming which promotes social-emotional learning and community integration.
This position will also work closely with the state office with subcontracts with schools working directly with eligible youth populations. The School Impact Coordinator reports directly to the Education and Learning Manager.
•Develop resources and expand partnerships which promote the success of refugee students, through material design, grant writing, and partner engagement.
•Nurture partnerships with schools and other youth service agencies to advocate and provide support for refugee youth.
•Research, implement, and teach innovative methodologies for working with vulnerable youth.
•Assess that quality practices are implemented, and program outcomes are met; maintain data and reports indicating such.
•Serve as a focal point in the community for referrals to youth programs and mainstream services.
•Design and implement programs, activities, workshops, and services which directly contribute to positive outcomes for refugee students, their families, and their schools.
•Comply with all IRC policies, procedures and protocols including adherence to the IRC Way and Child Safeguarding.
•Other duties as assigned.
•Undergraduate degree required, studies in education, teaching, English language acquisition or similar field preferred.
•Minimum of one (1) year experience working with students required; public school, SEI environments, or ELL experience preferred.
•Computer proficiency with an emphasis on Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Teams, Outlook). Proven experience in web-based data entry systems.
•Strong attention to detail with the ability to prioritize and manage time effectively.
•Strategic, creative, problem solver capable of working well independently and as a part of a team.
•Fluency in written and spoken English, bilingual ability preferred in Swahili, Kinyarwanda, Arabic, Burmese or other refugee/immigrant language used in Arizona.
•Cross-cultural understanding and strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
•Must have a valid driver’s license, active insurance policy, access to reliable transportation and the ability to travel regularly throughout the service delivery area for home visits.
•In accordance with Arizona State Law, must possess or be eligible to receive a fingerprint clearance card.
•Current remote work.Standard office work environment combined with some travel throughout service delivery area.
•Occasional evenings and weekends may be required.
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IRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. IRC considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable law