P-3 Program Coordinator job Portland Oregon
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P-3 Program Coordinator Job

Employer Name: IRCO SpiderID: 8592625
Location: Portland, Oregon Date Posted: 4/24/2019
Wage: 18,000 Category: Social Services
Job Code:
Number Of Openings: 1

Job Description:
POSITION: P-3 Program Coordinator
WAGE: $18,000 – $19,750 per year (based on 1 Full-Time wage of $36,000 - $39,500/yr.)
LOCATION: Sacramento Elementary School - 11400 NE Sacramento St, Portland, OR 97220
APPLY AT: www.irco.org
STATUS: Part-Time/Regular with Benefits
SCHEDULE: Mon – Fri., hours will vary based on program activities and events
(Sample schedule may be 11:30am – 3:30pm or 12:30pm – 4:30pm most days
with adjustments made to accommodate for early morning meetings or evening
school events
PROGRAM(S): P-3 (part of Multnomah County’s SUN Service System)
OPENING DATE: April 16, 2019
CLOSING DATE: Open until filled
LANGUAGE: English required and Bilingual in Spanish preferred
DRIVING: Required
OTHER: Works with youth under age 18; must pass criminal background check

P-3 (pre-natal to 3rd grade) is a school-based early learning and community outreach program that provides
year-round early learning activities for children and their caregivers, and supports the school and SUN
program to with their family engagement and community outreach efforts, including: coordinating volunteer
recruitment and retention, brokering community partnerships and helping with the development of the
school’s Family Leadership Team. The P-3 Program Coordinator position will work closely with the Schools
Uniting Neighborhood (SUN) site manager, principal and other school or IRCO staff to increase and deepen
culturally responsive parent-centered family engagement and school leadership. The P-3 Program Coordinator
position will foster collaborations with early learning partners and help to develop and promote the school as
an early learning hub. The position must be able to operate with flexibility– hosting regular/weekly groups
during school day and/or afterschool hours, and to be present at evening school-wide and community events
(typically held quarterly). They must attend meetings with Program Managers, Schools, IRCO, and/or
community meetings. The coordinator must be able to work with culturally diverse populations and must be
able to work in a culturally responsive manner that meets P-3’s and IRCO’s mission and values. The P-3
Program Coordinator position is responsible to develop a programs Annual Plan, to monitor the program’s
budget, to maintain program records and to write program reports. The P-3 Program Coordinator position
will also directly hire and supervise employees and volunteers. This position is responsible for executing all
contracted program deliverables. The P-3 Program Coordinator position is a component of IRCO’s SUN
Community Schools programming. This position is supervised by IRCO’s SUN Supervision Team including
IRCO’s Youth Department manager (school based programs).
These job functions are fundamental to the performance of the job. Individuals are qualified to perform the
job only if they can perform all the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.
These job functions include many but not all of the necessary tasks the employee may be asked to perform.
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• Coordinate and offer weekly Play & Learn early groups for pre-school aged children and their
caregivers. Group must be culturally specific or led in a language other than English
• Be able to create lesson plans for Play & Learn groups aligned with early learning standards (e.g.
developmental milestones)
• Hire, support and supervise staff to assist in delivery of P-3 expected outputs and outcomes
• Leverage community partnerships and resources for Play and Learn and other P-3 activities
• Coordinate all early learning partners providing services in the school building and facilitate regular early
learning partners meetings (e.g., weekly, monthly or quarterly)
• Work with SUN Site Manager and Principal to ensure that P-3 activities are included in the SUN Annual
Plan and the school’s School Improvement Plan/Comprehensive Action Plan
• Develop a P-3 Annual Plan and operating budget accounting for all program activities
• Work as part of school team to coordinate kindergarten readiness efforts like Connect to Kindergarten,
Kinder Round Up, Early Kindergarten Transition (EKT), EKT Reunion, and other such activities
• Support coordination of the summer Early Kindergarten Transition (EKT) program, including leading
the EKT parent groups
• Participate in Kindergarten Teacher Family Visits (KTFV) home visitation program with schoolstaff if school
has a KTFV program
• Host Parent Cafes and other parent/family leadership activities monthly to encourage parents to develop
supportive peer relationships
• Help the school develop a family-friendly and culturally responsive climate, with a special focus on
supporting families of color and families who speak languages other than English
• Collaborate with Principal and SUN manager to engage parents to participate in the Family Leadership
• Partner with Principal, SUN and other school partners (like PTO) to host Community Engagement Nights
• Be present and visible in the school building by looking for opportunities, such as daily school drop-off,
school events, and community events, to greet and get to know families
• Cultivate school volunteer and leadership opportunities for parents and community members
• Survey parents, both informally and formally, about their interests, strengths and areas they need support
• Collaborate with SUN and school counselor to develop and maintain a Resource Navigation Tracking
• Participate in at least one team that promotes diversity, equity, and inclusion (e.g., equity team, student
attendance response team, PBIS team)
• Participate in IRCO, SUN and work systems meetings and trainings
• Ensure confidentiality of student, parent & family information
• Effectively collect and record all data and maintain records in accordance with IRCO’s and funder’s
• Complete all required report writing, program evaluations and data entry by the required deadline per
IRCO and funder requirements
• Manage program budget as directed by IRCO Program Supervisor. Ensure that all fiscal and HR records
and reports are completed within required time frames
• Maintain clear communication with SUN Site Manager, Principal, IRCO Program Supervisor, and
County SUN Early Learning Coordinator to keep them informed of successes and challenges
• Make presentations on behalf of school, SUN and IRCO related to P-3 and other topics when needed
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• Utilize popular education methods and provide opportunities for families to share their culture,
knowledge and experience at school events in culturally relevant ways
IRCO’s Specific P-3 Approach
As the lead agency, IRCO highlights and brings a unique approach to serving the school community:
1. IRCO is the leader in providing culturally specific services. Culturally specific services are created by
and for specific cultural communities with an emphasis on the voices and experiences of those groups.
As a culturally specific provider, we demand action to provide services to our most vulnerable
populations to overcome disparities and inequalities that are plaguing our education system.
2. We consistently deliver wrap around comprehensive programming to assist students and families. In
concert with all of what IRCO has to offer, P-3 Programs (operated in tandem with IRCO’s SUN
Community Schools Program) function as an interconnected web of support. By offering numerous
programs and services our P-3 coordinators, SUN site managers, SUN staff, IRCO youth academic
school-based staff and community-based locations are able to meet our families’ particular needs.

Job Requirements:
• Bachelor's degree or equivalent (e.g., Community Education Worker), with coursework in early childhood
education, social services programing, or community organizing preferred
• Must pass extensive criminal history background check
• Experience in program coordination, budgeting, report writing
• Experience supervising children and staff
• Experience working within the public school system
• Experience working in a social service setting
• Experience working in collaboration with a variety of agencies and programs
• Fluency in English and another language may be required (listed above)
• Minimum two years of formal or informal community organizing
• Successful candidates must have ability to maintain positive working relationships with agency,
programs and with all community contacts
• Have strong project and time management skills. Ability to work flexible hours and a variable
schedule. Must have strong computer skills and ability to use a PC and proficiency in many Microsoft
Office programs, graphics and related software and have the ability to use other software packages
including internal and external e-mail/internet
• Ability to function in a positive manner in a demanding work environment, to demonstrate a high
degree of flexibility, to respond to priorities and schedules that change frequently, and to meet
commitments. Ability to meet multiple, sometimes conflicting deadlines
• Strong analytical and decision-making abilities. Ability to deal with distressed and/or demanding
students, parents, teachers, partners, and employees in an effective manner
• Ability to work in a fast paced environment and make good judgments as it pertains to clients. Ability
to maintain a high level of confidentiality
• Candidates must have strong skills in decision making, interpersonal skills, conducting presentations,
teamwork, problem analysis, creativity, negotiation, customer service, training/supervising, perform
basic math (add, subtract, multiply and divide), perform basic programming (database setup, setting
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system defaults, some software modification) and independent judgment
• Must be punctual, maintain a good attendance record, and be able to work flexible hours to meet the
availability of clients
• Must be able to use basic office equipment including computer, telephone, copy machine, fax
machine and office supplies. Must be able to lift, carry, push or pull up to 25lbs
• This positions works primarily in an office environment, but may be required to work in the field or to
go on a field trip
This position often has wide diversity of work situations and the job involves a high degree of complexity. This
position is responsible for developing policies and objectives. It operates independently-minimal supervision
and performs duties with little direction given. The job requires flexibility, excellent interpersonal skills,
project coordination experience, and the ability to work well with all levels of employees, clients and vendors.
Often time, this position has to balance requests by various shareholders. The work is in a constantly
changing social service environment. This position communications contacts are normally made with others
both inside and outside IRCO. Contacts frequently contain confidential/sensitive information necessitating
discretion at all times.
This position works under the guidance of the Youth Department Manager and the SUN Supervisor. This
position supervises employees and volunteers. They will be asked to train, orient, evaluate, direct and correct
the work of employees, volunteers, and contractors of IRCO.
Applications are accessible on the IRCO website, www.irco.org or IRCO’s main office, 10301 NE Glisan,
Portland, OR 97220, 503-234-1541. Attach resume and cover letter to IRCO application form. This position
requires the completion of an IRCO application. Materials submitted without a completed application are
considered incomplete and will not be considered. Due to the high volume of applications received, we will
not be able to contact each applicant. We may not be able to return calls regarding the status of your
application. If selected for an interview, we will contact you by telephone.
The Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization (IRCO) is a non-profit organization established in 1976
to serve immigrants, refugees, and the broader community in Portland, Oregon. Our mission is to promote the
integration of refugees, immigrants, and the community at large into a self-sufficient, healthy, and inclusive
multiethnic society. Find out more at www.irco.org.

Job Criteria:
Start Date:
Position Type: Part-Time Permanent
Years of Experience Required: 1
Education Required: Bachelors
Overnight Travel:
Vacation Time:

Contact Information:
Contact Name: Nataliia Boichuk Company Type:
Company: IRCO
City: Portland
State: Oregon
Zip: 97220
Web Site: https://irco.org/who-we-are/careers.html

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