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El Latino Center of the Midlands existe para cultivar generaciones de latinos prósperos y comprometidos. Estamos comprometidos con nuestra comunidad y siempre estamos buscando nuevos talentos.

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Posiciones Abiertas

Facilitador de Círculos para estudiantes de secundaria

Department: Pathways to Success
Starting Salary: $41,600
Benefits: Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Life Insurance, Short Term Disability, 403(b), PTO, 2-week Paid Holiday Vacation, Cell Phone Stipend
Language Requirement: Bilingual (English and Spanish)


Summary Description of Work:

The primary purpose of the Círculos Facilitator is to aid in the expansion of the
program model into a school-based setting. The goal of the program is to reduce
the incidence of risky behaviors in participants and guide young ladies through
their rites of passage into adulthood. Program implementation will include
establishing referral sources at selected target schools, juvenile justice agencies,
and community programs. The facilitator is responsible for intake activities,
facilitation of weekly sessions at each target school, communication with referral
sources about participant progress, and assisting with evaluation of program
impact.

The facilitator is an important part of a team of professionals whose aim is to
increase youth and parental engagement in order to realize positive and lasting
outcomes for young people in our community. The Pathways to Success program
of the Latino Center of the Midlands aims to reduce chronic school absenteeism
and the incidence of risky behaviors in high school youth.

The program model incorporates an approach and curriculum that is based on the
philosophy that young males need other men and women, their family, and
community to care for, assist, heal, guide, and successfully prepare them for true
manhood. The curriculum aims to promote the character development of young
women while targeting the reduction and prevention of unwanted or unplanned
pregnancies, substance abuse, community violence and increase the ability of
youth to act in a responsible and respectful way in reference to their relationships.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Program Implementation:

  • Assists in planning and implementation of program model curriculum
  • Establish referral sources at selected target schools, juvenile justice
    agencies, and community programs through individual and group meetings,
    presentations, and other means of communication
  • Secure referrals to meet group capacity at each school for each semester
  • Complete intake and orientation process with each referred participant
  • Facilitate semester- long, weekly sessions at four target high schools and
    assist with the community based group at the LCM
  • Collect attendance information for each session and monitor progress for
    each participant
  • Communicate with key adults in the participant’s life regarding progress in the program

Program Administration:

  • Upload demographic and individual identifiable intake data to the LCM’s
    data collection system
  •  Maintain case management notes, updates, and milestones for each
    participant in LCM database
  •  Maintain client files and confidentiality standards
  • and compile statistical data from pre and post-test assessments
  • Attend required training to become certified in the Círculos curriculum
  • Work with the Senior Program Manager to ensure that data is accurately
    collected and reported as required by grant agreements

Outreach and Advocacy:

  • Promotes all agency program activities at schools, with community
    organizations and other partners
  •  Works together with the Senior Program Manager to represent the Latino
    Center of the Midlands at various community meetings, coalitions and
    groups
  •  Advocates for participants in relevant school, juvenile justice, or community-
    based matters
  • Actively participates in agency events including forums, special events, and fundraisers

Preferred Qualifications and Experiences

  • Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree or equivalent professional experience working with at-risk adolescents
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred
  • Prior experience in group facilitation with youth in a community based, therapeutic or classroom setting
  • Strong understanding of Latino culture, values and identity
  • Desire to work with young men and their families to improve decision-making, connection to identity and goal orientation
  • Flexibility with schedule with some evening hours required
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to work as part of a team, communicate effectively both orally and in writing, receive and provide feedback;
  • Ability to understand and establish collaborative working relationships with special needs populations and services such as the juvenile justice system and social and behavioral/mental health
  • Professional manner that exemplifies attention to detail, confidentiality, patience, and a positive attitude toward work;
  • Data entry and proficient use of Microsoft Word and Excel;
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and have reliable transportation.

Physical Demands and Working Conditions:

While performing the duties of this position, the employee is frequently required to sit, communicate, reach and manipulate objects, tools or controls. The position requires mobility. Minimum physical exertion. Duties involve moving materials weighing up to 5 pounds on a regular basis and up to 20 pounds on an occasional basis. Manual dexterity and coordination are required over 50% of the work period while operating equipment such as computer keyboard, mouse, calculator and similar machines. Evening and weekend hours may be frequent to fulfill duties and to attend meetings/events.

The Círculos Facilitator must be able to pass a criminal background check and drug test before commencing employment.

Supervisor de Asistencia

Department: Pathways to Success
Starting Salary: $47,000
Benefits: Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Life Insurance, Short Term Disability, 403(b), PTO, 2-week Paid Holiday Vacation, Cell Phone Stipend
Language Requirement: Bilingual (English and Spanish)

Summary Description of Work

The primary purpose of the Attendance Supervisor is to 1) provide support to Student Advocates, Family Strengthening Coaches, and coordinate recruiting and community outreach activities for the Attendance program of Pathways to Success.

2) Provide program leadership support and supervision. The Attendance Supervisor will work very closely with the agency’s Student Advocates both within and outside of the school building to reduce the barriers to improve attendance.

3) Ensure that evidence-based curriculum(s) is followed to ensure proper procedures and program implementation in order to meet reporting deadlines.

4) Develop and evaluate data collection process and management following Attendance program completion to monitor the program.

Duties and Responsibilities

Program Leadership and Support (Supervisor Duties):

  • Under direction, develops, implements, monitors, evaluates, and supervises the operations of the Attendance Program;
  • Provides supervision, technical support, mentorship, and guidance when implementing program curricula to Student Advocates and Family Strengthening Coaches;
  • Visits target schools and partner locations regularly to coach and support Advocates;
  • Ensures accuracy and punctuality of P2S Program reporting;
  • Assists in staff and program evaluation;
  • Offers ongoing Check and Connect training to staff;
  • Ensures fidelity of Check and Connect curriculum and the other curricula used by the program;
  • Provides feedback to Student Advocates and Family Strengthening Coaches about quality of program delivery;
  • Maintains contact with existing referrals sources for programs to help maintain program capacity;
  • Identifies new partnerships in the community for referral generation and to enhance program delivery;
  • Maintains our database of information, calendars, and notes on the various events and activities;
  • Works with Family Strengthening Coach to incorporate two-generation approaches into Attendance Program;
  • Facilitates meetings and updates to school and district partners regarding attendance program changes, needs, and outcomes;
  • Collaborates with community attendance, education, and juvenile justice coalitions;
  • Understands and articulates the program goals at various community meetings, coalitions, and groups;
  • Works with the Program Director to confirm all logistics for activities and events in a timely manner including venues, food vendors, transportation needs, and supplies;
  • Ensures that activity budgets are communicated to team and expenses are in line with the budget;
  • Continually assesses the results of activities to improve execution of program events and to ensure that students and parents/guardians are highly engaged;
  • Onboards new program employees with responsibilities including but not limited to program orientation, overview of program model and goals, documentation and reporting procedures;
  • Uploads individual identifiable data to the LCM’s data collection system;
  • Works with the Program Director and program team to ensure that data are accurately collected and reported as required by grant agreements;
  • Updates program materials, marketing materials and reporting forms as needed;
  • Seeks out opportunities to remain current in knowledge of relevant educational research, trends in the fields of education, youth development and parental engagement;
  • Promotes all program activities at schools, with community organizations and other partners and may be called upon to represent the program at speaking engagements with stakeholders;
  • Assesses youth problems and diagnoses barriers to success on an ongoing basis;
  • Assists with identifying and connecting with resources to help overcome social, emotional, and economic needs;
  • Other duties as assigned by the Pathways to Success Program Director.

Grant Support and Data Collection:

  • Uploads individual identifiable data to the LCM’s data collection system;
  • Works with the Program Director to ensure that data is accurately collected and reported as required by grant agreements.
  • Ensures accuracy and punctuality of P2S Program reporting;
  • Seeks out opportunities to remain current in knowledge of culturally based leadership programming, youth development and parental engagement.

Preferred Qualifications and Experiences

  • A Bachelor of Arts degree;
  • A demonstrated mastery of the Student Advocate position job duties with at least two years of experience;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to work as part of a team, communicate effectively both orally and in writing, receive and provide feedback;
  • Ability to facilitate positive, appropriate, and healthy connections between youth and adults;
  • Ability to understand and work with special needs populations and services such as the juvenile justice system and social and behavioral/mental health;
  • Professional manner that exemplifies attention to detail, confidentiality, patience, and a positive attitude toward work;
  • Data entry and proficient use of Microsoft Word and Excel;
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred.

Physical Demands and Working Conditions

While performing the duties of this position, the employee is frequently required to sit, communicate, reach and manipulate objects, tools or controls. The position requires mobility with minimum physical exertion. Duties involve moving materials weighing up to 5 pounds on a regular basis and up to 20 pounds on an occasional basis. Manual dexterity and coordination are required over 50% of the work period while operating equipment such as computer keyboard, mouse, calculator and similar machines.This position may require frequent evening and weekend hours in order to fulfill duties and to attend meetings/events.

The Attendance Supervisor must be able to pass a criminal background check and drug test before commencing employment.

Mentor de estudiantes de secundaria

Department: Pathways to Success
Starting Salary: $41,600
Benefits: Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Life Insurance, Short Term Disability, 403(b), PTO, 2-week Paid Holiday Vacation, Cell Phone Stipend
Language Requirement: Bilingual (English and Spanish)

Summary Description of Work

The primary purpose of the Student Advocate is to monitor High school students with a history of absenteeism and to provide support to improve attendance and grades at school. The target group of students will have 10 or more absences from school during the previous or current semester. The Student Advocate will work very closely with students, parents, school counselors, school personnel and other adults (both within and outside the school building) to reduce the barriers to improved attendance.

The program rests on three strategies: 1) advance academic achievement of students through regular visits and monitoring of attendance, grades and credits; 2) work with a particular focus on supporting parental engagement and development of parental advocacy skills; and 3) The ultimate goal is to ensure that the students we serve increase their school attendance, increase academic achievement and that the parents of these students are engaged and active in their child’s education.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Contacts and meets with youth on a regular basis to monitor and provide support for improved and regular attendance;
  • Assesses youth problems and diagnoses barriers to success on an ongoing basis; assists with identifying and connecting with resources to help overcome social, emotional, and economic needs in order to keep the youth in school, on time, and on track academically;
  • Maintains and records communication with youth and adults and facilitates timely correspondence and the exchange of accurate information;
  • Communicates with key adults in the youth’s life regarding attendance;
  • Develops an action plan based on the individual student’s needs and family needs;
  • Obtains release of information from parents of selected students in cooperation with school personnel;
  • Coordinates all services with the school and other organizations/community resources;
  • Provides coaching, case management, referrals, and follow-up with youth, parents, other adults, and community organizations;review and revise the action plan, as needed.
  • Coordinate and facilitate skill-building activities for students and family nights for the youth and their families
  • Upload individual identifiable data to the LCM’s data collection system;
  • Attends required trainings, orientations, and ongoing professional development.
  • Attends school meetings with administrators, counselors, and attendance staff
  • Visits families at home, when needed, to provide support with the Family Strengthening Coach.
  • Works with the Senior Program Manager to ensure that data is accurately collected and reported as required by grant agreements.
  • Promotes all program activities at schools, with community organizations and other partners;
  • Seeks out opportunities to remain current in knowledge of relevant educational research, trends in the fields of education, youth development and parental engagement.
  • Works together with the Senior Program Manager to represent the Latino Center of the Midlands at various community meetings, coalitions and groups;

Preferred Qualifications and Experiences

  • A Bachelor degree or equivalent combination of education and experience;
  • Strong desire to work with students and their parents to improve the educational outcomes for low-income families and communities;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to work as part of a team, communicate effectively both orally and in writing, receive and provide feedback;
  • Ability to facilitate positive, appropriate, and healthy connections between youth and adults;
  • Ability to understand and work with special needs populations and services such as the juvenile justice system and social and behavioral/mental health.
  • Professional manner that exemplifies attention to detail, confidentiality, patience, and a positive attitude toward work;
  • Data entry and proficient use of Microsoft Word and Excel;
  • Bilingual in Spanish and English preferred.

Physical Demands and Working Conditions

While performing the duties of this position, the employee is frequently required to sit, communicate, reach and manipulate objects, tools or controls. The position requires mobility. Minimum physical exertion. Duties involve moving materials weighing up to 5 pounds on a regular basis and up to 20 pounds on an occasional basis. Manual dexterity and coordination are required over 50% of the work period while operating equipment such as a computer, keyboard, mouse, calculator and similar machines. Evening and weekend hours may be frequent to fulfill duties and to attend meetings/events.

The Student Advocate must be able to pass a criminal background check and drug test before commencing employment.

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Summary Description of Work

The primary purpose of the Student Advocate is to monitor High school students with a history of absenteeism and to provide support to improve attendance and grades at school. The target group of students will have 10 or more absences from school during the previous or current semester. The Student Advocate will work very closely with students, parents, school counselors, school personnel and other adults (both within and outside the school building) to reduce the barriers to improved attendance.

The program rests on three strategies: 1) advance academic achievement of students through regular visits and monitoring of attendance, grades and credits; 2) work with a particular focus on supporting parental engagement and development of parental advocacy skills; and 3) The ultimate goal is to ensure that the students we serve increase their school attendance, increase academic achievement and that the parents of these students are engaged and active in their child’s education.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Contacts and meets with youth on a regular basis to monitor and provide support for improved and regular attendance;
  • Assesses youth problems and diagnoses barriers to success on an ongoing basis; assists with identifying and connecting with resources to help overcome social, emotional, and economic needs in order to keep the youth in school, on time, and on track academically;
  • Maintains and records communication with youth and adults and facilitates timely correspondence and the exchange of accurate information;
  • Communicates with key adults in the youth’s life regarding attendance;
  • Develops an action plan based on the individual student’s needs and family needs;
  • Obtains release of information from parents of selected students in cooperation with school personnel;
  • Coordinates all services with the school and other organizations/community resources;
  • Provides coaching, case management, referrals, and follow-up with youth, parents, other adults, and community organizations;review and revise the action plan, as needed.
  • Coordinate and facilitate skill-building activities for students and family nights for the youth and their families
  • Upload individual identifiable data to the LCM’s data collection system;
  • Attends required trainings, orientations, and ongoing professional development.
  • Attends school meetings with administrators, counselors, and attendance staff
  • Visits families at home, when needed, to provide support with the Family Strengthening Coach.
  • Works with the Senior Program Manager to ensure that data is accurately collected and reported as required by grant agreements.
  • Promotes all program activities at schools, with community organizations and other partners;
  • Seeks out opportunities to remain current in knowledge of relevant educational research, trends in the fields of education, youth development and parental engagement.
  • Works together with the Senior Program Manager to represent the Latino Center of the Midlands at various community meetings, coalitions and groups;

Preferred Qualifications and Experiences

  • A Bachelor degree or equivalent combination of education and experience;
  • Strong desire to work with students and their parents to improve the educational outcomes for low-income families and communities;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to work as part of a team, communicate effectively both orally and in writing, receive and provide feedback;
  • Ability to facilitate positive, appropriate, and healthy connections between youth and adults;
  • Ability to understand and work with special needs populations and services such as the juvenile justice system and social and behavioral/mental health.
  • Professional manner that exemplifies attention to detail, confidentiality, patience, and a positive attitude toward work;
  • Data entry and proficient use of Microsoft Word and Excel;
  • Bilingual in Spanish and English preferred.

Physical Demands and Working Conditions

While performing the duties of this position, the employee is frequently required to sit, communicate, reach and manipulate objects, tools or controls. The position requires mobility. Minimum physical exertion. Duties involve moving materials weighing up to 5 pounds on a regular basis and up to 20 pounds on an occasional basis. Manual dexterity and coordination are required over 50% of the work period while operating equipment such as a computer, keyboard, mouse, calculator and similar machines. Evening and weekend hours may be frequent to fulfill duties and to attend meetings/events.

The Student Advocate must be able to pass a criminal background check and drug test before commencing employment.

Entrenador de fortalecimiento familiar

Department: Pathways to Success
Starting Salary: $41,600
Benefits: Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Life Insurance, Short Term Disability, 403(b), PTO, 2-week Paid Holiday Vacation, Cell Phone Stipend
Language Requirement: Bilingual (English and Spanish)

‘Summary Description of Work:

The primary role of the Family Strengthening Coach is to provide comprehensive family support services including advocacy, case management, school involvement strategies, skill building, and linkage and referral to community-based organizations for parents and families served in the Pathways to Success (P2S) program.

Parental involvement is a key strategy of the P2S program because it gets to the heart of engaging adults who want their children to succeed, but often times do not know how to best support those efforts. The position is an important part of a team of professionals whose aim is to increase youth and parental engagement in order to realize positive and lasting outcomes for young people in our community.

This position will implement key activities in the P2S program including a family strengthening model, and work hand in hand with P2S team members to engage parents in academic action plans of their students. Other activities include home visits with families, planning Family Night functions, and representing the agency at community events, committees, and forums.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Program Implementation:

  • Assists in the coordination and implementation of a family and youth centered program to enhance parental involvement in the Pathways to Success program and educational interests
  • Implements the parental engagement initiatives for LCM programs with a particular emphasis in the Pathways to Success program
  • Leads and coordinates activities throughout the school year, including Family Nights, parent groups, home visits with program participants, and community events such as HACE/HOPE awards ceremonies
  • Provides assistance to parents of P2S students in the areas of academic achievement, college awareness/readiness/access, school success (attendance, behavior, personal, and social issues), and life-skills (e.g., organization skills, time management, individual and social responsibility,and work ethic) to ensure that parents have the necessary understanding and skills to support their child’s school performance
  • Identify appropriate educational, social, and other support services in the schools, districts, and community for parents and families.
  • Facilitates, communicates, and collaborates with program partners and represent LCM in the community
  • Assists in the evaluation of program outcomes around parental outreach, engagement, and advocacy

Program Administration:

  • Upload demographic and individual identifiable intake data to the LCM’s data collection systems
  • Maintain case management notes, updates, and milestones for each participant in LCM database
  • Maintain client files and confidentiality standards and compile statistical data for program outcomes
  • Attend required trainings for program model implementation
  • Work with the Attendance Supervisor to ensure that data is accurately collected and reported as required by grant agreements

Outreach and Advocacy:

  • Promotes all agency program activities at schools, with community organizations and other partners
  • Works together with the Attendance Supervisor to represent the Latino Center of the Midlands at various community meetings, coalitions and groups
  • Advocates for participants in relevant school, juvenile justice, or community-based matters
  • Actively participates in agency events including forums, special events, presentations, and fundraisers

Preferred Qualifications and Experiences

  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) required
  • Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree or equivalent professional experience working with youth and families in a school or community based setting
  • Prior experience in group facilitation in a community based, therapeutic or classroom setting
  • Strong understanding of Latino culture, values and identity
  • Flexibility with schedule with evening hours required
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to work as part of a team, communicate effectively both orally and in writing, receive and provide feedback;
  • Ability to understand and establish collaborative working relationships with special needs populations and services such as the juvenile justice system and social and behavioral/mental health
  • Professional manner that exemplifies attention to detail, confidentiality, patience, and a positive attitude toward work;
  • Data entry and proficient use of Microsoft Word and Excel;
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and have reliable transportation.

Physical Demands and Working Conditions

While performing the duties of this position, the employee is frequently required to sit, communicate, reach and manipulate objects, tools or controls. The position requires mobility. Minimum physical exertion. Duties involve moving materials weighing up to 5 pounds on a regular basis and up to 20 pounds on an occasional basis. Manual dexterity and coordination are required over 50% of the work period while operating equipment such as computer keyboard, mouse, calculator and similar machines. Evening and weekend hours may be frequent to fulfill duties and to attend meetings/events.


The Family Strengthening Coach must be able to pass a criminal background check and drug screening before commencing employment.

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Un Vistazo al Interior de LCM

INFORME DE IMPACTO DE 2021

El año 2021 fue un gran año para nosotros en el Latino Center. Al reflexionar sobre el año, logramos más que cualquier año antes.

TRABAJANDO EN EL LATINO CENTER

Maira Hernández, Mahatma Largaespada y Nate Van Haute comparten sus partes favoritas de trabajar en el Latino Center of the Midlands.

Beneficios

SEGURO DE SALUD

VACACIONES Y PTO

SEGURO DENTAL

DESARROLLO PROFESIONAL

SEGURO DE VIDA E INCAPACIDAD

MATERNIDAD / PATERNIDAD

Pasantías en LCM

SIEMBRA MEDIOS: UN PROGRAMA DE PRÁCTICAS MULTIMEDIA

Nuestro Programa de Pasantías Siembra Medios expone a los estudiantes a diferentes carreras multimedia y de comunicación.

IMPACTO COMUNITARIO SIEMBRA NEBRASKA

Siembra Nebraska es una iniciativa comunitaria para proporcionar productos frescos a las familias necesitadas.

Preguntas Frecuentes

¿Tengo que hablar español para trabajar en el Latino Center?

Para la mayoría de los puestos se requiere español.

¿Cuál es la política de trabajo remoto del Latino Center?

Todos nuestros empleados comienzan sus carreras trabajando en la oficina del Latino Center of the Midlands en Omaha, Nebraska. Esto permite que los nuevos empleados conozcan nuestra comunidad y servicios, así como también desarrollen relaciones con otros miembros del equipo del Latino Center.

¿Qué beneficios recibiré como empleado del Latino Center of the Midlands?

Como miembro del personal de tiempo completo del Latino Center of the Midlands, será elegible para recibir:

  • Seguro Médico
  • Días Festivos y PTO
  • Seguro Dental
  • Desarrollo Profesional
  • Seguro de Vida e Invalidez
  • Licencia Parental

¿Cuáles son los rasgos principales que busca en un candidato potencial?

Por lo general, buscamos solicitantes que estén comprometidos con la comunidad, sean responsables y confiables, que estén dispuestos a aprender nuevas habilidades y que comprendan la importancia de una comunidad saludable. Reconocemos que todos son únicos y aportan diferentes talentos a la mesa, por lo que damos prioridad a las entrevistas específicas del trabajo para todos nuestros solicitantes.

¿Dónde solicito?

Above! Please submit your resumé and cover letter through our websites career portal. You can also apply via our Indeed page email or email info@latinocenter.org with your cover letter and resumé.

A través de nuestro portal de carreras de sitios web, envíe su CV y carta de presentación. También puede postularse a través del correo electrónico de nuestra página de Indeed o correo electrónico info@latinocenter.org con su carta de presentación y CV.

¿Qué precauciones está tomando el Latino Center con respecto a COVID-19?

Nuestra oficina está abierta al público y al personal en este momento, pero contamos con medidas de protección para garantizar la salud de nuestra comunidad. Algunas de las cosas que hemos hecho incluyen:

  • Pantalla de plástico en las estaciones de trabajo
  • Pruebas de temperatura
  • Directrices de distanciamiento social implementadas
  • Reuniones virtuales
  • Procedimientos de higienización, desinfección, o limpieza en su lugar

¿Están disponibles sus puestos que no figuran en el sitio web?

Posiblemente. Consulte nuestra página de Indeed para obtener una lista de todas las posiciones que tenemos abiertas. Si desea enviar su CV para que lo consideremos en el futuro, envíe un correo electrónico a info@latinocenter.org.

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