Lutheran Family Services Rocky Mountains
  • 14-Sep-2022 to 03-Oct-2022 (MST)
  • Colorado Springs, CO, USA
  • 21.50-21.50 per hour
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Benefit Eligible - please see Summary of Benefits on Employment home page for a complete list


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The School Programs Navigator supports Lutheran Family Services Rocky Mountains (LFSRM) school programs for refugee youth. School programming may include in-classroom support and/or after school tutoring, as well as language intensive programming over the summer. The School Programs Navigator will collaborate with school districts, administrators, classroom teachers and refugee network partners to deliver quality, coordinated services for refugee students. Furthermore, this position will support student success through robust parent engagement via education and social capital building.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Supports LFSRM school-based programs and summer programming.
  • Works with individual students or small groups both in the classroom and in after-school programs to reinforce instructional material planned and/or presented by classroom teacher.
  • Maintains strong partnerships with school district administrators, teachers, and partners. Serves as ambassador and liaison among all groups.
  • Engages parents and families in learning activities and advocacy or volunteer opportunities at the schools to enhance integration.
  • Provides career counseling to a select group of students, including engagement with existing college access activities and with educational opportunities offered through the local workforce center.
  • Tracks outcomes and compiles data in accordance with funding source requirements and provides necessary reports.
  • Ensures that program services are provided in accord with quality assurance standards of the agency, state, accrediting organizations, and HIPAA.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

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.

  • Cross cultural sensitivity and knowledge with the ability and desire to work with people of other cultures.
  • Functional fluency in one or more foreign languages preferred.
  • Broad knowledge of practices, principles, and methods employed in the resettlement of refugees, including a working knowledge and understanding of US Immigration laws and regulations.
  • Working knowledge and understanding of mainstream social service providers and other applicable community resources.
  • High comfort level with public speaking and teaching/training environments.
  • Excellent written English skills and ability to complete multiple narrative and technical reports on a routine basis.
  • Ability to collect, analyze and interpret program information needed to ensure compliance with program requirements, monitor program outcomes and complete requisite statistical reporting.
  • Skills in problem solving, negotiations, decision making and mediating conflict.
  • Ability to self-start and work well in a team setting. Proven team-builder.
  • Computer skills in Word, Excel, and the use of email and other applications.
  • Must have and maintain a valid driver's license and provide proof of auto liability insurance at the level of 100,000/300,000/100,000.
  • Demonstrates commitment to the mission, values and vision of Lutheran Family Services Rocky Mountains.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Associate's degree or two years of college; or two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

This position supervises up to five contractors, interns and volunteers.

COVID-19 POLICY

Lutheran Family Services Rocky Mountains (LFSRM) is committed to protecting the health and well-being of our employees, their families, and members of our community against the coronavirus (COVID-19). New hires must present proof of complete COVID-19 vaccination (if vaccines are available and the employee is eligible at the time of hire) or a completed Reasonable Accommodation Request Form approved by Human Resources.

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