Family Engagement Specialist
Rising Ground

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Post Date: Feb 09, 2023
Job Type: Full Time
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Location: US - New York - New York City
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The Community Schools Family Engagement Specialist will provide administrative support to Rising Ground Community School team and work closely with the Parent Coordinator and other school staff at PS 195 to plan community activities and events.
Rising Ground
Founded as an orphanage in 1831, Rising Ground has been at the forefront of evolving community needs. Driven by the belief that each of us can thrive when life has hope and opportunity, Rising Ground provides caring support and proven paths to positive change, helping children, adults, and families rise above adversity, and each year, Rising Ground is a positive force in the lives of more than 25,000 individuals. We do this through 50 programs in 70 locations throughout New York City and Westchester. Our strong belief and commitment to diversity shows not just through our work with supported persons but is integral to the building of a strong staff that reflects the communities we serve. Rising Ground is headquartered in downtown Brooklyn.
At Rising Ground, we encourage everyone to live a healthier life. When you enroll in health care benefits — medical, dental, and vision care, you and your family can take advantage of each plan’s preventive services, which will help everyone to stay well. Another way to remain healthy is to eat right and keep active. Ultimately, we all benefit when we make the right choices, whether through diet and exercise or health care services. You can also take advantage of other important benefits, including life and accident, disability benefits, the retirement savings plan, and the employee assistance program.
Plan and coordinate extracurricular activities for students and families including field trips, celebration events, student clubs, and other activities as needed.
Work closely with the Parent Coordinator to plan family workshops and increase parent engagement.
Meet with school community leaders to assess school wide needs and create partnerships and activities to address those needs.
Maintain database of student contact information and communicate with guardians on a consistent basis.
Coordinate and complete all administrative tasks related to PBIS and Attendance incentives program including planning honor roll breakfasts, field trips, school dances and school store.
In collaboration with 5th grade teachers, coordinate and organize all 5th grade senior activities (Field Day, Graduation, etc.)
Be an active member of interdisciplinary teams and attend professional development training as needed.
Available for Saturday programing/activities as needed.
Performs other related work as assigned by the Community School Director.
Bachelor’s Degree
Experience working with children and/or adolescents in a school setting preferred
Bilingual (Spanish and English) preferred
DOE fingerprinting and background clearances
Sensitivity to the cultural diversity of our population
Excellent verbal and written communication and organizational skills
Microsoft and Google Suite experience
Annual Salary $46,500.00 and competitive benefits package. Apply online at:
Equal Opportunity Employer

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City: New York
State/Province: New York
Country: United States