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26 Apr 2023

Full-Time Coordinator, Family Resources

United Way of Summit & Medina – Posted by dbelintanirosa Akron, Ohio, United States

Job Description

Coordinator, Family Resources
PURPOSE OF POSITION: The purpose of this position is to assist students and families in designated school(s) by developing, coordinating and providing a comprehensive set of wraparound services to address non-academic barriers to learning .  The Coordinator will support the launch and ongoing development of the Family Resource Center as a hub of the school–uniting educators, community partners, and families to provide all students with quality academic supports, enrichment, health and social services, and opportunities to learn and thrive. In alignment with United Way of Summit & Medina’s Bold Goals, the Coordinator will serve as the primary liaison with community partners in the neighborhood(s) of the designated schools.  Position reports to the Manager, Family Resources.
  • Develop relationships with school administrators, staff, students, families and community stakeholders to develop and coordinate a comprehensive and strategic set of services to address non-academic barriers for students and their families, including (but not limited to) family engagement activities, youth development opportunities, adult education, early childhood programs, and basic needs.
  • Collaborate with a team of school personnel, service providers and community stakeholders to document, monitor and assess direct and indirect wraparound services for students and families. Resource referral and navigation, data driven practices, promoting inclusive leadership and shared accountability for results are key elements of the collaborative efforts.
  • Participate in continuous improvement efforts to make changes to individual and team practices.  Utilize data and outcomes to inform decision making with partners, internal program staff and families.
  • Oversee and coordinate volunteer activities by acting as liaison between community agencies, partners, and staff. Train volunteers prior to assignments and act as resource person.
  • Track measurable outcomes and provide reports as needed. Maintain accurate and timely service coordination and partnership records. Participate in regular supervision and team meetings.
JOB EXPECTATIONS: 40% Internal / 60% External Facing
JOB RELATIONSHIPS WITH: Manager, Family Resources AVP, Education (CI); AVP, Corporate and Community Engagement; VP, Community Impact; Director, College & Career Readiness; Community Impact Staff; Community and Corporate Engagement staff, Grant Development; assigned school personnel; parents, students, volunteers, the faith-based community, UWSM partner agencies and community stakeholders/partners.
DEGREE OF AUTONOMY: Work is performed independently within broad practices and procedures covered by functional precedents and policies that may occasionally require development of new procedures to accommodate changing requirements.QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Proficient in working with youth and families who have complex needs, learned in studies for a Bachelor’s degree or throughout an accomplished career.
  • Ability to adapt to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events; Reacts well under pressure.
  • Suitable experience in providing direct human services assistance with demonstrated success and accomplishment throughout career required.
  • Volunteers readily; Undertakes self-development activities; Seeks increased responsibilities; Takes independent actions and calculated risks; Looks for and takes advantage of opportunities; Asks for and offers help when needed.
  • Competent in MS Office products.
  • Commitment to advancing diversity, equality, and inclusion; Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; educates others on the value of diversity; promotes a harassment-free environment.
  • Respect for differences whether racial, ethnic, sexual orientation, gender, or class.
  • Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently; Plans for additional resources; Sets goals and objectives for their work; Develops realistic action plans; Completes work in timely manner.
  • Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others’ views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests; Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; Supports everyone’s efforts to succeed.
  • Commitment to excellence and passion for the mission of UWSM
  • Initiative
  • Relationship-Oriented
  • Teamwork and Collaboration
  • Mission-Focused
  • Professionalism
  • Change Management
  • Performance Improvement
  • Communication
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Management
  • Equal Opportunity
  • Position is primarily a normal office setting, requiring long periods of sedentary work at a desk and computer.
  • Ability to routinely travel throughout multi-floor office utilizing stairs or elevator.
  • Minimal lifting up to 10 pounds occasionally.
  • Ability to pass pre-employment testing including background check, drug and alcohol screen.
  • Must be able to sit, stand, reach with hands and arms, bend and stoop.
  • Must be willing to work non-standard work schedule including nights, weekends, and other unusual hours on occasion.
  • After-hours event attendance occasionally.
  • Valid driver license and proof of insurance with ability to pass annual motor vehicle report check in compliance with corporate insurance requirements.
  • Access to reliable insured automobile to be used for work-related travel in Summit County area.
  • Less than 5% of travel.
  • Hybrid work environment
  • 20 days of PTO + Holidays
  • Extensive benefit package
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion are the core of UWSM’s mission, vision and values. We have worked for decades to create an environment that welcomes all cultures and backgrounds — all walks of life and ways of thinking. We spark conversations and forge connections that embrace every voice and point of view.
UWSM is committed to building and sustaining a workplace that represents our community in all its richness and diversity.
Join us to make a difference.
To apply: Submit an updated resume by Friday, May 12, 2023, on our career page at www.uwsummitmedina.org/careers.
If you require alternative methods of application or screening, please reach out to United Way of Summit & Medina direct by emailing ca*****@uw************.org or calling our main line: 330-762-7601.
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How to Apply

To apply: Submit an updated resume by Friday, May 12, 2023, on our career page at www.uwsummitmedina.org/careers.
If you require alternative methods of application or screening, please reach out to United Way of Summit & Medina direct by emailing careers@uwsummitmedina.org or calling our main line: 330-762-7601.

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: academic supports, akron, Education, family resources, middle school, and program. Salaries: Not Disclosed.

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