Mar 10, 2023

CA: Parent Coordinator - Ánimo Venice Charter High School

  • Green Dot Public Schools
  • Venice, Los Angeles, CA, USA

Job Description

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Under the direct supervision of the School Office Manager, the Parent Coordinator will educate and engage parents, as well as serve as a liaison between the school and families during the school year (~10-months). Green Dot California classified personnel have union representation as members of the Ánimo Classified Employees Association (ACEA), an affiliate of the California Teachers Association (CTA) and the National Education Association (NEA).

Team Engagement
Participate in Green Dot and individual professional development programs
Participate in other events aimed at promoting or developing Green Dot and its schools
Parent & Community Engagement
Set parent engagement goals and metrics in collaboration with school administrator and School Operations Manager and meet monthly or quarterly to assess progress
Plan and communicate at least three engaging programs/activities per semester
Attend community events to build relationships for the school and recruit community partners to become part of the school's family engagement program
Develop and facilitate a parent leadership team, PTO, or parent group to address community-based issues, organize for education reform, etc.
Organize parent volunteer initiatives
Student Enrollment and Lottery
Work with the Central Office and serve as School Office lead for recruiting new students and executing a recruiting strategy
Conduct open houses and student tours
School Nutrition Program
Coordinate daily lunch activities including managing lunch ordering to minimize meal waste, ensuring students are scanned accurately and timely for meal reimbursement, managing lunch servers, and ensuring smooth logistics of physical lunch set-up which meet federal compliance
Coordinate all annual lunch application activities including the distribution and collection of lunch applications, collecting supporting documents during the verification process, and ensuring lunch status data is accurately input into the student information system
Perform additional duties, as assigned, related to the foregoing primary responsibilities and the holistic functioning of the office
Share with other team members office duties, especially pertaining to parents
Translate English/Spanish, spoken and written

Additional duties as assigned

As an ideal candidate, you:

have a high school diploma or equivalent (at minimum)
have a strong ability to lead and develop positive working relationships with parents
are bilingual in Spanish
have excellent interpersonal and communication skills (written and oral)
are proficient in MS Word, PowerPoint and Outlook, and comfortable learning new computer programs
are able to multi-task and perform well under pressure
are able to maintain a positive, 'can-do' attitude at all times
have a high level of personal responsibility and drive toward ambitious goals
are committed to customer service
are able to complete tasks and projects effectively and on-time
are able to exercise discretion in the dissemination of information
are dependable, humble, have a sense of humor and a rock-solid commitment to Green Dot's mission and the communities we serve
will need to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (submission of proof of vaccination will be required)
will need to pass a TB test and background check at time of offer

The information contained herein is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job, nor is it intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to perform the job.

The starting hourly rate range for this position is $18.37 - $19.84 based on education. In addition, Green Dot offers one of the most robust and comprehensive benefits packages in the industry (for both you and your dependents):

PPO, EPO and HMO choices for medical, dental and vision coverage - including a 100% employer-paid option (visit for more information).
Employee Assistance Program (100% employer-paid)
Life and AD&D Insurance (100% employer-paid)
Optional Term Life & AD&D Insurance
Short- and Long-Term Disability Insurance (100% employer-paid)
Flexible Spending Accounts (health and dependent care)
Wellness programs and resources
Financial planning/coaching access
California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS) participation, with both employee and employer contributions
Optional non-matching 401(k) plan
Hourly rate increase for earning an Associate and/or Bachelor degree (post-hire)
Annual hourly rate increase*
Annual 'perfect attendance' bonus*
Tuition reimbursement for pre-approved, job-related coursework/workshops
Approved family care and/or medical leave (unpaid)

Green Dot also offers generous paid time off for an overall work-life balance, while giving employees the opportunity to impact a growing, mission-driven organization that is committed to the success of all students:

5 days of personal illness and injury leave during years 1-3 of service (10 days during years 4-6 and 15 days beyond 6 years of service)*
21 days of paid time off during our Fall, Winter and Spring breaks (which include the Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's holidays), as well as an additional 6 annual paid holidays (MLK Day, President's Day, Cesar Chavez Day, Memorial Day, Labor Day and Veteran's Day)*
3-5 days of paid bereavement leave (if needed)

*subject to change

Only those applicants chosen for an interview will be contacted and we hire on a rolling basis. We are looking to fill this current openings as soon as possible.

Animo Venice Charter High School, Venice CA

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