CLASS SUMMARY: Under general direction, incumbent(s) assists with recruiting parental and community involvement on the school campus and assists with the implementation of the volunteer program meant to help with student tutoring, mentoring, and assisting teachers.
Communicates with parents and the community to attract volunteers.
Assists with selected teachers on the implementation of a parenting class that urges parents to become more involved with their children at home.
Collaborates with teachers and volunteers. Places volunteers into appropriate classrooms.
Develops an arrangement for teachers to record volunteer needs and for volunteers to maximize involvement at school by reviewing the teacher’s needs.
Assists with selected teachers on the development and implementation of training for teachers to utilize volunteers in the classroom.
Documents all research and training materials. Keeps log of the individuals contacted to volunteer and the placement of volunteers into appropriate classrooms.
Sends and gathers information to parents by acquiring parent email addresses, creating database of parent email addresses, and entering information into database. Will provide information from school staff, PTO, Site Council, Professional Development Team, etc., to parents. Analyzes parents concerns and/or reponses and distributes to appropriate school member or committee.
Attends required workshops. Presents documentation workshops required by the grant.
Performs other duties as required.
Coursework equivalent to the academic requirements for a high school diploma or general equivalency diploma (G.E.D.) and one year of experience working with children; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such has those listed above.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:
To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The qualifications for this job description 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.
Skills required, but not limited to, for this position include:
· Being sensitive to peoples needs;
· Knowing differentiated instructional practices;
· Understanding parental involvement in public schools;
· Researching and keeping records;
· Engaging and encouraging communication skills while interacting with supervisors, staff, students, etc. to exchange information.
The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; sit; and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is occasionally required to walk and reach with hands and arms. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and distance vision.
The working environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions and extreme heat. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Job Contact Information
Friday, November 8, 2019 12:00 AM
(Mountain Standard Time)