The Executive Director is responsible for ensuring strong overall management and sustainability of the agency through strong internal operations, successful resource development and community building strategies, and effective program management to ensure implementation of the Communities In Schools (CIS) model of integrated student supports. The Executive Director reports to the Communities In Schools of Seattle Board of Directors and works with board members to execute membership, fundraising initiatives and serves as liaison to community service partners and other organizations. The Executive Director is also responsible for maintaining a strong working relationship with the state office, other local affiliates, the Seattle School District and the City of Seattle as well as adhering to National CIS Total Quality Standards.
This position is responsible for engaging unaccompanied youth (homeless youth not in the current custody of a parent or guardian). Goals include helping them stabilize their living situation, graduate from high school, and develop a college or career plan. Primary methods of engagement are likely to include individual case management sessions, which may result in strategies such as mentoring, tutoring, and life skills.
The Site Coordinator is responsible for the overall planning and coordination of Communities In Schools of Peninsula (CISP) operations at the school site through the implementation of the CISP model of integrating student services. The Site Coordinator will coordinate with community partners and volunteers to marshal resources necessary to address the social, emotional, and academic needs of students who are at risk of dropping out of school and/or not advancing to the next grade level. Through the coordination of individual and group interventions as well as prevention activities, the Site Coordinator is a team player with school staff, volunteers, and parents in helping students succeed in school.
This position is responsible for the overall planning and implementation of the CIS model of integrated student support in strong collaboration and partnership with building staff at Meridian High School in the Meridian School District. This school based position identifies, coordinates and engages families with community resources and partnerships to address the identified needs of high school students at risk of academic failure and their families through confidential, developmentally appropriate, culturally sensitive interventions, services and supports. Location: Meridian High School Supervision: CIS of Whatcom and Building Principal Hours: 20 Hours/ week