Re-Engagement Coordinator in Rocky Mount

JOB DESCRIPTION

Communities In Schools of North Carolina and Rocky Mount are seeking a Reengagement Coordinators located at                  Northern Nash High School

The Re-Engagement Coordinator will coordinate the provision of social services and case management within a public school setting. The target population will be students and their families facing obstacles that are preventing them from engaging in virtual or in-person learning. The Re-Engagement Coordinator will work to identify barriers to attendance and achieving academic and personal success. The Re-Engagement Coordinator will work directly with the school administration and/or faculty to identify students who are not engaged in learning and provide professional, accessible services students and their families with the intent of re-engaging them in learning. These positions will run through June 2023.

The successful candidate will demonstrate the following skills:

  • Accountability & Dependability: takes personal responsibility for the quality and timeliness of the work with attention to details, adapts to changing needs, conditions, situations and displays openness to different or new ways of doing things and sees multiple perspectives.
  • Relationship Builder: build constructive working relationships characterized by teamwork, cooperation, mutual respect, and relating well to others.
  • Initiative: self-motivated to resolve issues, problems or situations prioritizing responsibilities to achieve (results).
  • Communication: actively listen and engage multiple audiences. facilitate groups, excellent oral and written skills to communicate with a variety of audiences (e.g., teachers, principals, students, volunteers, and parents) in an effective manner; ability to receive feedback.
  • Analytical: examines data to grasp issues, draw conclusions and solve problems; technically proficient with data management 
  • Planning and Organizing: identifies a sequence of tasks and resources needed to achieve goals and prioritizes action steps, timelines, sees potential challenges and opportunities to ensure expected outcomes; evaluates proposed actions.

Essential Functions:

  • Collaborate with school and district staff or faculty to identify students who are not engaged in school
  • Engage in outreach efforts to students and their families to identify the obstacles that are preventing the student from attending school and/or completing school
  • assignments. This will include home visits, phone calls, and other means of communication to connect with the student and family
  • Identify other obstacles that are impacting academic, behavior, attendance, and social service needs
  • Identify the services available to assist the family and identify gaps in service provision
  • Provide a CIS-SA Re-Engagement Team orientation and training for faculty
  • Coordinate and deploy basic needs resources and address urgent mental health and well-being needs
  • Communicate with school principal or designee on a regular basis to seek input and report on program progress
  • Monitor and document student and family progress toward goals
  • Gather administrator, parent, and student feedback regarding program implementation
  • Evaluate family and programmatic effectiveness

Program Service Delivery

  • Create an individualized action plan for each student and family to ensure they have the resources necessary to overcome school engagement challenges and persist in their academic pathway
  • Design, implement, and coordinate an array of programs, services and resources that are designed to reengage students into school and provide support so that they student remains engaged in school or college
  • Coordinate in-person and virtual targeted interventions aimed at reengaging students and ensuring student achievement
  • Check in with students; understand, recognize, and empathize with recent experiences to build strong, trusting relationships
  • Monitor and address the continued engagement of the student and assess engagement levels over time

Required Education/Experience:

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in social work, counseling, psychology, or related field
  • Experience with at-risk populations and cross-cultural environments
  • Proven ability to set priorities and work with minimal supervision
  • A willingness to follow the philosophy of CIS and operate as a team player
  • Ability to articulate program goals in a public setting

About Us:

Surrounding students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life. Increased attendance, improved behavior and satisfactory coursework, in addition to parent and family engagement, are the cornerstones of our work. We call it the ABC + P model. Our school-based student support specialists identify students in danger of not achieving their potential, assess student needs and provide wrap-around interventions and resources to change the picture of education one student at a time. See how we removed barriers and empowered more than 230,000 students across North Carolina to achieve.

Perks:

We offer outstanding benefits including medical, dental, vision, and 403(b). We offer paid vacation, sick time and holidays.  Our team is friendly, fun and collaborative. We offer competitive pay and the opportunity to be off during the month of July!

Learn more at www.cisnc.org, and stay connected with CISNC on FacebookTwitter and Instagram.

We are an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any person because of race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, age, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law (referred to as “protected status”). 

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