Refugee Parent Educator and Early Childhood/School Liaison Program Specialist

Posted: 07/31/2022

 

Be PROUD of what you do:

You'll join a mission-driven team and agency dedicated to supporting our clients. We have been entrusted with a 112-year legacy of doing good and we have set forth a bold goal of ending poverty in our community. Our services are uniquely positioned to address a myriad of key factors that keep families from reaching their bigger, brighter future. We have identified five different areas, or pathways, in which our programs create impact: financial resiliency, education credentials, emotional resiliency, resource stability, and employment. And we're growing our team to make it all happen! Though we are guided by our Catholic Faith, you do not have to be Catholic to join our team or receive services.

 

You'll get to....

  • Help to restore the lives of the persecuted by providing parent orientation to refugees as a part of starting new lives in the United States.
  • Equip public schools and early childhood providers by providing training, information and resources about refugees and services. 
  • Help resolve school related crises for refugee families.
  • Determine client eligibility and enroll clients in program services.
  • Collaborate with volunteers, interpreters, and other members of your team.  
  • Educate refugee parents about early childhood programs in our area and assist with enrolling into programs
  • Educate refugee parents about public school

Are you the newest Refugee Parent Educator and Early Childhood/School Liaison Program Specialist?

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education or related field, or a combination of education and experience in the public school system/early childhood programs, required.  
  • Familiarity with refugee populations and their needs 
  • Good computer skills required.  
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships with stakeholders, including school district personnel, early childhood providers and refugee resettlement agency staff. 
  • Must have reliable transportation, a current Texas driver’s license, and evidence of auto liability insurance, required.

 

Here's the Good Stuff...

  • Full-Time position with an hourly range of $20-$22, based on skills and experience.
  • Medical/Dental/Life insurance
  • 16 paid Holidays (including being closed Christmas Eve through New Years Day)
  • In addition, we also offer Vacation and Sick time.
  • 403(b) with employer match- up to 6%
  • Paid parental/critical illness leave
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Mentorship Program
  • Wellness Program
  • Financial Coaching

 

I'm in...next steps.

We want to know more about you! Send us your resume and cover letter through the "Get Involved" tab on our website: www.catholiccharitiesfortworth.org. Click on “Join Our Team!” to learn more about us. Select the job posting and click the "Apply now" button at the top right of the posting. Be sure to complete all fields so we know who to contact! Applicants must also complete a work traits survey via this link. Resumes received without being accompanied by a completed survey will not be considered. Due to the volume of responses, only qualified parties will be contacted. No phone calls, please. Catholic Charities Fort Worth is an equal opportunity employer.

Please note: Both the application site and work traits survey site require the creation of a user name and password. These are separate sites.

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