The Supportive Services Coordinator is a new position within the Out of School (OST) Program. This position will work with OST sites to increase student accessibility to OST Programs. The Coordinator will work with program staff to complete and support Student Accommodation plans. This includes connecting students and their families to the relevant supports such as health resources (mental, behavioral, and physical), immunizations, parenting classes, benefits access, food resources, transportation, clothing, etc. This position will also support with ensuring student participants have the accessibility supports they need to participate in summer OST programs.
Duties and responsibilities
• Be trained in how to create an accessible program and collaborate with Site Director on developing an inclusive environment within their OST program.
• Support Site Directors in developing training plans for staff to ensure they have appropriate training in SEL, Behavior Management, Differentiated Learning, etc.
• Complete an intake to assess the needs of the students during the registration process or as referred by the Site Director or Parent/Guardian.
• Participate in the development of a plan to support students to engage in the program successfully. The meeting should include youth, Site Director, Parent/guardian and others as needed.
• Monitor the implementation of the plan by checking in with Site Director, Parent/Guardian and youth.
• Identify and coordinate program-level supports including staff training, technical assistance from Variety and PHMC, assistive equipment and technologies, and/or other materials to support students successfully.
• Document plan and have on site for review and updates as necessary.
• Monitor student progress using student logs and/ or identify the need for such supports.
• Assist student's family with registering them for services and supports within CSS and other outside providers. This includes informing families of appropriate community resources. Develop and maintain a resource directory for students and their families.
• Support the site director(s) with family engagement and resources and outreach with respective caseload.
• Advocate for students and families who use English as a second language to engage in the program and obtain translation supports.
• Attend meetings, trainings, and conferences as required.
• Complete other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Knowledge of and orientation to the philosophy of the agency as presented in the mission statement.
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of students in a diverse community.
• Experience implementing trauma informed activities that support behavioral health or social emotional learning.
• Ability to gather data, compile information, and prepare reports.
• Knowledge of Community health care and vocational services.
• Ability to plan, implement, and evaluate service and accommodation plans.
• Problem solving skills and ability to multi task.
• Bilingual preferred.
• BA/BS in Social Work or a closely related degree.
• Experience in early intervention, early childhood, special education, social work, or similar experience.
• A minimum of one to two years' experience.
• Will need to complete child abuse clearance, FBI clearance and Criminal Background check.
• Must be willing to conduct home visits.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tool or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift or move office products and supplies, up to 30lbs.