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School Outreach Liaison [ACS]

Work Location

North Bronx, NY

Job Type

Workspace

Compensation

Full Time

On-Site

$45,000 / Year


School Outreach Liaison Description


Title: School Outreach Liaison/Parent Support Evidence-Based Practice (EBP) Lead:

Classification: Non-Exempt

Status:  Full-time

Salary: $45,000 

Location: New York City

Supervisor: Program Director

Hire Date: Hiring immediately - start date of July 1st, 2024


I’RAISE + ACS: 

I’RAISE is partnering with the Administration for Children’s Services (ACS) using the School-Based-Early Support model. The goal is to partner closely with schools to connect families to support and services well before concerns warrant a call to the Statewide Central Register of Child Abuse and Maltreatment (SCR). ACS, through I’RAISE, intends to offer families “light touch” service options that strive to connect families to community resources through case management, address families’ concrete needs, support parent/caregiver capacity in their caregiving roles, and avoid unnecessary investigations.

 

Position Summary:

The School Outreach Liaison/Parent Support EBP Lead would serve as the primary contact for school staff and lead on partnership-building with key stakeholders. Responsible for family outreach and engagement efforts, co-design strategy and planning for school-based offerings, facilitation of parent/caregiver support model (EBP), and guiding the Community Pathway Worker. 


Responsibilities:

  • Attending and representing the School-Based Early Support program’s perspective at partner school leadership meetings;

  • Coordinating with principals and community school directors, if applicable, at partner schools, to ensure School-Based Early Support complements other school-based services;

  • Liaising with Parent-Teacher Associations or other parent leadership entities to ensure School-Based Early Support services are responsive to needs identified by partner schools and families;

  • Regularly meeting with identified partner schools’ Child Abuse and Maltreatment Prevention and Intervention Teams and/or Designated Liaisons for Child Abuse Prevention to coordinate efforts to identify families that may benefit from School-Based Early Support; to ensure school staff are aware of School-Based Early Support and understand its objectives and target population; and to integrate School-Based Early Support as a part of the schools’ Child Abuse and Maltreatment Prevention Plan and/or District Counseling Plans, where appropriate;

  • Leading program-level implementation of evidence-based models, which may include coordinating training and family outreach and recruitment, and facilitating groups; and

  • Guide the Community Pathway Worker.

  • Supporting efforts to co-design school-based offerings

  • Complete other relevant tasks as assigned by the job supervisor.


Qualifications / Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in social work, education, or similar human services field

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience working in a school or educational or social service setting, preferably in a liaison / lead role.

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to effectively interact with diverse stakeholders.

  • Knowledge of educational systems, community resources, and social services.

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, with strong organizational skills and attention to detail.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and other relevant software applications.


Travel Requirement:

  • Ability to travel within New York City public schools to perform job-based duties

  • Must be a New York City Resident with a valid Social Security Number - I’RAISE does not provide relocation assistance nor provide any visa sponsorship at this time 


Full-Time Employee Benefits

  • Paid-time off (PTO):

    • Vacation: 10 days for 1st & 2nd year, 14 days for 3rd year, 20 days for 4th year and onward, 6 days personal, 6 days sick, holidays, etc. Mental health days (1 day per month)

  • Medical, Dental, Vision Benefits 

  • Retirement Plan - Matching

  • Worker Compensation

  • Disability Benefit

  • Professional Development Small Tuition Reimbursement

  • Loan Forgiveness - We are a qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program. To read about eligibility requirements visit https://studentaid.gov/manage-loans/forgiveness-cancellation/public-service

  • Any added employee benefit


Comprehensive Background Clearance Requirement

  • Reference Checking 

  • Previous Employment Verification 

  • SCR Clearance

  • SEL List Check 

  • NYS-DJSC Criminal Background Check/Fingerprint 



About IRAISE


I'RAISE Girls & Boys International Corporation is a heartfelt haven founded in 2012 by the visionary Chief Executive Officer, Shanequa Moore. As a beacon of hope and resilience, we stand tall as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, proudly led by individuals from BIPOC and women communities. Since our inception, we have woven a tapestry of support, dedication, and transformation that defines who we are.


I’RAISE is not just an organization; it is a promise to make a difference in the lives of families. We are the guardians of youth, catalysts for community restoration, and architects of improved quality of life for minority children and families. Our purpose is etched in the very fabric of our holistic programs that commit to the well-being and empowerment of every child.


RAISE, EMPOWER, AND INSPIRE EVERY CHILD is not just a mantra; it's our guiding vision since 2012. We aspire to elevate self-esteem and self-worth, ensuring that every child, irrespective of background, finds success and progress in all facets of life


Join us in this journey of compassion, empowerment, and transformation. Together, we can rewrite the narrative for every child, building a future where potential knows no bounds.



TO APPLY & FOR MORE INFORMATION


Visit 

https://www.iraiseinc.org/jobopportunity/iraise


Complete the Job Application Form 

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScC5-COuk8JppurnX9bBCxMhFdQTABVCfRQQaVR-gHOhtDrRw/viewform 







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