Reporting to the Family Programs Manager, the Family Educator creates a welcoming environment and delivers a range of high-quality, culturally appropriate, responsive programs, services, and resources that provide families with the knowledge and skills to advocate for, sustain, nurture, and promote their children’s educational and emotional development.

Essential Duties

  • Designs with families aiming to meet their goals, interests, and needs
  • Recruits families for programs and ensures maximum family participation in Family Programs and school life
  • Promotes partnership opportunities with community agencies
  • Delivers high quality programs such as Creciendo Juntos
  • Records family events and programs participation
  • Co-coordinates with Family Programs Manager logistics of events, celebrations, workshops and other meetings
  • Coordinates logistics for delivery of programs provided to our families such as ESL, digital literacy classes, financial literacy classes by partner agencies
  • Creates and maintains up-to-date community resource database
  • Connects families to resources and records the referrals made
  • Develops ongoing relationships with current school families
  • Ensures all data collection processes are followed and accurately reported
  • Identifies family volunteers, ensures volunteer forms are completed and properly filed, and documents number of hours served etc.
  • Purchases materials for programs and events
  • Prioritizes Family Programs communications to the families
  • Promotes leadership opportunities among school families
  • Cooperates with other departments as needed

Required Qualifications & Competencies

  • Clear, precise communication skills and ability to handle confidential information with discretion
  • Demonstrated organizational and time-management skills
  • Bilingual – Spanish/English with proficiency in reading, speaking, and writing in both languages required
  • Demonstrate cultural competency and sensitivity
  • Passionate about early childhood education, economic mobility, and immigrant communities
  • High School Diploma and 2 years of experience in community work in an area related to the duties described above
  • Experience working with families and young children in the community
  • Experience working with economically marginalized families of diverse ethnic, language, and cultural backgrounds
  • Ability to relate sensitively to families with young children and an expressed interest in early literacy
  • Familiarity with MS Office and various business software
  • Familiarity with Outcome and Indicator Reporting
  • Experience in a multicultural environment
  • Familiarity with Charlotte-Mecklenburg Public School System preferred
  • Experience facilitating classes or workshops
  • Demonstrated conflict resolution and mediation skills
  • Ability to work flexible hours to meet families’ needs, including early mornings, evenings, and weekends. The position may also require occasional assignment to different work sites

To Apply

This is a full time year-round, exempt position. Salary Range: $36,000 – $45,000 annually. Please follow this link to apply. To be considered, you must include a resume and a compelling one-page cover letter explaining your interest and why you are a good fit for the role. Please indicate where you learned of the opportunity.