Family and Community Engagement Manager
54 MacDonough Street Brooklyn, NY 11221
Position Overview: Under the direction of the VP of Mental Health, the Family and Community Engagement Manager will be responsible for effectively engaging parents, providing guidance and assistance for caregivers of children. He/she will strengthen families by building protective factors including parental resilience, knowledge of parenting and child development, and building social supports.
Specific Job Functions/Responsibilities:
• The Family and Community Engagement Manager will be responsible for effectively engaging parents, providing guidance and assistance for caregivers of children. He/she will strengthen families by building protective factors including parental resilience, knowledge of parenting and child development, and building social supports.
• Help develop and execute parent engagement and recruitment strategies.
• Work with Team Leader and program Coordinator to conduct outreach and develop community mapping strategy.
• Manage parent enrollment in Mental Health & manage the flow of enrollment forms.
• Conduct follow up calls regarding participation.
• Convenes regular parent meetings and events around topics of key concerns to parents.
• Serves as liaison to Central and Field-based parent support staff.
• Provide general administrative and logistic support to the Program Director.
• Complete special projects as required under the direction of the supervisor.
• Minimum of 3 years of experience, or comparable, with elementary or middle school students supporting their social-emotional well-being.
• Excellent communication skills.
• Experience working with students from diverse backgrounds.
• Experience communicating and supporting families using workshops, family interaction and intervention skills.
• Understanding of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and how it contributes to self-paced online learning.
• Must be capable of accessing and transmitting information using a computer
Family and Community Engagement Manager Job Description
• Master’ s Degree is required from an accredited college/university with a minimum of 3 to 5 years student support experience. Concentration in either School Counseling, Child Psychology or Social Work.
• Demonstrated knowledge and experience in supporting families and students in educational settings.
• Experience working with a diverse student population is helpful.
• Bilingual Spanish is a plus.
If you are interested in more information, please send an updated copy of your resume and a good time to call you to firstname.lastname@example.org