Job: Tutor Coordinator

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Posted: 07/11/2017

Job Status: Full Time

Job Description

Hillsides is a premier provider dedicated to improving the overall well-being and functioning of vulnerable children, youth, and their families. We provide high quality care, advocacy, and innovative services that promote safe, permanent environments where young people can thrive. 

In exchange for your skill and experience, Hillsides offers an excellent benefits package, which includes:

  • Competitive salary

  • Supportive work environment

  • Medical insurance  with a $10 premium per paycheck for employee only coverage plan

  • Dental insurance 100% employer paid for HMO employee only coverage plan

  • Life and AD&D insurance 100% employer paid up to two times the annual salary

  • Long-term disability 100% employer paid 

  • Flexible Spending Account with $500 roll-over limit    

  • 401 k with no wait period, 5% employer match cap and no vesting schedule

  • 12 paid holidays per year

  • Generous time off policy accruing up to 22 paid days in a year for new employees

  • Employee Assistance Program

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  Other duties may be assigned.

The essential functions include: 

  • Provide leadership in the planning and implementation of the after-school tutoring program
  • Recruit, train, supervise and maintain close working relationships with tutoring program volunteers and interns
  • Develop and maintain open lines of communication with teachers, school administration, parents and volunteers pertaining to the clients’ progress
  • Assist in development, coordination and implementation of educational enrichment after-school curriculum activates such as tutoring, literacy, phonics and enrichment classes
  • Assist in planning and implementation of summer programs for children and families
  • Attend meetings, workshops and conferences that support program goals and objectives
  • Assist in serving as liaison between parents and school administration in areas of educational support
  • Support educational goals of AFC students through one-on-one case management and advocacy.
  • Work closely with social work staff in providing adequate support for families in areas including education, housing, health, mental health and other social service areas
  • Other duties as required

Job Requirements

SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM THE ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

 Communication Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from clients,  office personnel, other employees and the general public
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret manual and office documents
  • Ability to speak a language other than English if required based on case load 

      Mental/Interpersonal Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to define problems, gather, transcribe and post data, analyze, synthesize and classify information, and draw valid conclusions
  • Ability to work independently and with others – including other employees, clients and members of the public -- in face-to-face and telephonic contexts
  • Ability to multi-task, establish priorities and manage time, meet deadlines and perform duties under time constraints
  • Ability to be flexible and adapt to changing work demands
  • Maintain high level of concentration and attention to detail for extended periods of time
  • Ability to respond effectively to sensitive inquiries or complaints
  • Maintain a high level of ethical and professional standards in accordance with agency and community policy 

Physical Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to talk or hear in order to give and receive information and instructions
  • Ability to stand, walk, sit, use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls
  • Ability to reach with hands and arms
  • Ability to use computer keyboard up to 50% of the day
  • Visual acuity, ability to adjust focus and peripheral vision for work on a laptop or other computer equipment
  • Ability to lift and/or carry up to 20 pounds 

Equipment and Computer Software Skills and Abilities:

  • Computer literate (basic working knowledge of Microsoft WORD, Excel, and Outlook) and  data/electronic records program in use

  • Able to use telephone, office copier, calculator, fax machine, computer printer and scanner, or other equipment as required

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE& CERTIFICATES

  • BA from accredited college or university
  • 40 hours of in service training per year
  • Valid California drivers license, driving record and personal vehicle insurance acceptable to Hillsides’ insurance carrier

Hillsides is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

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