Human Resources Position - Crossroads Charter Schools
Position: Human Resources Position
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Community Engagement Coordinator
Job Location: Crossroads Charter Schools Kansas City MO
Beginning: Jul 22, 2024
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Crossroads Charter Schools
Kansas City, MO 64105
Telephone: 816-221-3191 EXT 334
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Job Description:
Position Summary:
This is a 12-month position.
The Community Engagement Coordinator is an innovative, compassionate and mission-oriented staff member who will lead Crossroads Charter Schools’ (CCS) internal and external student recruitment, family engagement, and its community volunteer program. 
Position Responsibilities:

Student Recruitment (Internal and External):
  • Educate current students and families about Crossroads K-12 continuum, including opportunities at each grade level, information about key transition years 
  • Coordinate internal student and family tours, informational sessions, and partnership opportunities
  • Educate the greater community about Crossroads Charter Schools (CCS) mission, vision and school culture. Represent CCS at student enrollment fairs and community events. This role will require some field work in the neighborhoods we serve in order to meet with our partners, community organizations and directly with students and families.
  • Act as the lead point of contact for prospective and incoming families. Lead school tours to prospective parents and students, manage schedule and sign-ups.
  • Manage branded school recruitment materials including brochures, flyers, ads, and forms.
  •  Serve as back up for enrollment and support during busy seasons
Community Partners:
  • Build and maintain relationships, engage with community organizations and partners.
  • Lead point of contact for community aftercare providers
Volunteer Coordination:
  • Work with the Parent Advisory Committee (PAC) and other parents to increase parent involvement at CCS and foster a culture of community among families.
  • Participate in the organization of school-wide events that include volunteer participation
  • Work with the principal, teachers and other staff members to identify tasks and activities that are important in advancing our mission and can be effectively implemented by volunteers.
  • Promote Crossroads and its volunteer opportunities to parents, community members, and organizations.
  • Recruit prospective volunteers, identify their skill sets and interests and present them with fulfilling opportunities to advance our mission.
  • Facilitate volunteer trainings and orientations, coordinate volunteer activities, conduct background checks and serve as the primary communication link between volunteers and the school.
  • Maintain Volunteer Database.  Track and evaluate volunteer activities with the goal of continually improving volunteer experiences and maximizing their contributions to the mission.
  • Act in a professional and ethical manner at all times and comply with school policies, procedures, and expectations.
  • All work responsibilities are subject to having performance goals and/or targets established as part of the annual performance planning process or as the result of organizational planning.
Skills and Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree preferred in marketing, business, communications or related field and/or other courses relevant to the job description.
  • Experience working in schools or other social service providers, and a familiarity with public education in Kansas City is preferred.
  • Positive and outgoing nature; outstanding interpersonal skills and ability to build relationships with various cultures and communities. Knowledge and cultural competence of local parent and student community.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Meticulous attention to detail and passion for well-run processes.
  • Excellent work ethic, positive attitude, flexibility and willingness to perform tasks assigned.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Excel
  • Flexibility to work evenings and weekends.
  • Demonstrates ethical behavior and confidentiality of information about students in the school environment and community.
  • Excellent teamwork skills and an ability to collaborate closely with colleagues and partners to identify challenges and to design and implement solutions.
  • Desire to continue professional development
  • Excellent organization skills and an ability to coordinate multiple tasks and activities
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills and an ability to keep multiple stakeholder groups, including parents, teachers, staff, volunteers and partners, informed of critical issues, activities and schedules.  
  • Must pass background checks.
  • Please read full description online
 All applicants apply on Crossroads'  website:  http://www.crossroadsschoolskc.org/careers

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** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.

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