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Communities In Schools of Delaware Site Director Woodbridge High School

GENERAL DUTIES: Responsible for overall program management of the assigned CIS school site. Assist CISDE state office with on-going community and school site planning including sustainability, program expansion, and partnership development. SPECIFIC DUTIES: Student Services Case management of subgroup of at risk students (including one-on-one meetings, identifying student risk factors and needs, setting student goals/objectives, maintaining case progress notes, facilitating student life skills workshops and programs, etc.); Collaborate with school staff to make appropriate linkages to needed academic, physical, or social services; Develop behavioral modification strategies for students; Assess social and developmental issues and use strategies to work on the following areas: anger management, conflict resolution, decision making and ethics, organizational management and goal setting, and other life skills. Identify/coordinate appropriate community resources and partnerships; Connect community partners for large scale projects and individual volunteering (e.g. mentoring) Expand parent/caretaker support and involvement including occasional home visits; Provide individualized assistance to students and families with special needs; Develop an annual site operations plan concentrating on whole school initiatives and targeted and sustained services to identified or referred students; Utilize e-school, I-tracker, and/or other databases. Volunteer Recruitment Successfully recruit, train, and supervise community volunteers to operations plan (including coordination and support of mentoring program); Provide overall scheduling and coordination of volunteer/student relations; Serve as a communication conduit for exchanging information. support

Data Collection/Evaluation Ensure that all student forms, case plans and other documents are maintained; Gather and submit student and family data for individual and programmatic evaluation utilizing the CIS Data Management System (CISDM); Provide monthly/quarterly reports at specified times. Staff Relations Report to State Operations Manager; Daily supervision of volunteers; Work collaboratively with all CIS staff to maintain a positive CIS image; Provide site plan/work plan goals, expectations and feedback to school and CISDE; Understand and communicate the CIS mission, five basics and goals. Attend CISDE and school meetings/trainings, as appropriate.

Relationship to School and Community Provide feedback to school administration, CISDE, and other stakeholders; Create and distribute newsletters about program accomplishments; Plan and facilitate a comprehensive parent engagement strategy;

Conduct annual school needs assessment.

Community Networking Present the CIS mission, vision, and initiatives within the community; Provide networking opportunities for volunteers and community partners; Secure community resources beneficial to addressing student needs. Qualifications Bachelors Degree or demonstrated relevant equivalent experience in education, social work, or related field Experience in working with high school-age children Ability to work with diverse cultural backgrounds Effective written and verbal communication skills Willingness and ability to tutor students Familiarity with local health and human service agencies Flexibility, resourcefulness, enthusiasm, and high energy Must have a valid DE drivers license and automobile insurance Criminal background check required Salary: Benefits: $40,000 (220 Day Contract) Health Care including Dental, Short-term and Long term disability and Life Insurance for employee ONLY.

Please send letter of interest, resume and 3 references to: Jennifer Koester Communities In Schools of Delaware jkoester@cisdelaware.org Please indicate position and location (school site) in email subject line NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE