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Please review job openings below.  Interested candidates who meet qualifications may forward their resume to careers@cisnwmi.org (no phone calls please) or mail to:  Communities In Schools of Northwest Michigan, Attn:  Executive Director, 205 Grove Street, Mancelona, MI 49659.

CIS Site Coordinator: Ellsworth Community Schools

Seeking a full-time (32-35 hours/week) individual who is responsible for executing the CIS School Support Plan and meeting the needs of the student population, aligning with the priorities of school leadership.  The site coordinator works inside the school with principals, teachers and other student support personnel to forge community partnerships that bring resources into the school to help remove barriers to learning.

  • Works closely with School Support Teams and school leadership to identify at-risk students in needs of support;
  • Coordinate partners and service providers to address the potential sources of drop-out;
  • Coordinate supports to impact school-wide climate and culture;
  • Case manage 5-10% of the student population, tracking progress of these students and providing individualized support when needed; and
  • Monitor, adjust and report on supports in the school.

QUALIFICATIONS 

Aside from having experience in working with school-age children, effective written and verbal communication skills and familiarity with local health and human service agencies a site coordinator must possess the knowledge, skills and personal attributes needed by entry-level professional to support the critical features of positive youth development settings.  These core competencies are as follows:

  • Understand and apply basic child and adolescent development principles.
  • Communicate and develop positive relationships with youth.
  • Adapt, facilitate and evaluate age appropriate activities with and for the group.
  • Respect and honor cultural and human diversity.
  • Involve and empower youth.
  • Identify potential risk factors (in a program environment) and take measures to reduce risk.
  • Care for, involve and work with families and community.
  • Work as part of a team and shows professionalism.
  • Demonstrate the attributes and qualities of a positive role model.
  • Interact with and relate to youth in ways that support asset building.

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Bachelor’s degree or demonstrated relevant equivalent experience in education, social work or related field. Must have a valid driver’s license and automobile insurance.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to analyze and interpret business periodicals, professional journals, technical manuals, and governmental regulations. Ability to write and edit reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from managers, clients, and the general public, orally and in writing. Ability to speak effectively to guest, candidates or employees of the organization.

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of instructions and deal with abstract and concrete variables.

LOCATIONS

Ellsworth

Please submit letter of interest no later than Friday, July 16th to:  careers@cisnwmi.org

2021 Site Coordinator Job Description Ellsworth

 

CIS After School Site Coordinator:  Kalkaska Middle School

Seeking a full-time (37.5 hours/week) individual who is responsible for overall planning and managing of Communities In Schools (CIS) Afterschool and Summer Program at the school site.  Ensures a high level of program quality and working to establish a positive relationship with all program participants, their families and CIS staff.  With considerable responsibility, and according to established guidelines and lesson plans, supervise an assigned group of children. Help to provide the necessary physical and emotional care and carry out developmental activities. Help to develop goals for the children, plan activities and evaluate each child’s progress.

QUALIFICATIONS 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Aside from having experience in working with school-age children, effective written and verbal communication skills and familiarity with local health and human service agencies a site coordinator must possess the knowledge, skills and personal attributes needed by entry-level professional to support the critical features of positive youth development settings. These core competencies are as follows:
• Understand and apply basic child and adolescent development principles.
• Communicate and develop positive relationships with youth.
• Adapt, facilitate and evaluate age appropriate activities with and for the group.
• Respect and honor cultural and human diversity.
• Involve and empower youth.
• Identify potential risk factors (in a program environment) and take measures to reduce risk.
• Care for, involve and work with families and community.
• Work as part of a team and shows professionalism.
• Demonstrate the attributes and qualities of a positive role model.
• Interact with and relate to youth in ways that support asset building.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Bachelor’s degree or demonstrated relevant equivalent experience in education, social work or related field. Must have a valid driver’s license and automobile insurance.

Please submit letter of interest to:  careers@cisnwmi.org.

2020 After School Site Coordinator Job Description

CIS After School Leaders and Teachers

Seeking part-time (10-12 hours/week) program leaders and teachers to lead a variety of academic intervention and enrichment, evidence-based youth development, STEM, and family engagement activities with school-aged children as assigned by the site coordinator.  Responsible for ensuring a high level of program quality and working to establish a positive relationship with all program participants, their families and CIS staff.

QUALIFICATIONS 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Understand and apply basic child and adolescent development principles.
  • Communicate and develop positive relationships with youth.
  • Adapt, facilitate and evaluate age appropriate activities with and for the group.
  • Respect and honor cultural and human diversity.
  • Involve and empower youth.
  • Identify potential risk factors (in a program environment) and take measures to reduce risk.
  • Care for, involve and work with families and community.
  • Work as part of a team and shows professionalism.
  • Demonstrate the attributes and qualities of a positive role model.
  • Interact with and relate to youth in ways that support asset building.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Minimum High Diploma with demonstrated relevant equivalent experience in working with school-age children
and/or youth development

Please submit letter of interest to:  careers@cisnwmi.org.

CIS After-School Program Assistant Job Description