Job Posting Description, Hours for Ours Site Coordinator (Various Elementary Schools)
Contact Information
Human Resources - Sarah Painter
408 South Carroll Ave
Michigan City, IN 46360
Job Locations
Multiple Buildings
Application Open: 01/14/2019, Filing Deadline: (none)
Available Jobs
 Job # Description
139 Hours for Ours Site Coordinator

Immediate Supervisor:  MCAS: Hours for Ours Program Coordinator

Supervises:  Volunteers and students/families within the mentoring program

 Leadership Qualities:

H4O Site Coordinator participates in program meetings as an active team member. Staff supports MCAS district and program missions, policies, and initiatives.  Listens, communicates and organizes ideas, information, activities, and resources in a professional efficient manner.  Site Coordinator utilizes conflict resolution and team building strategies. Staff promotes a positive perspective toward education and community involvement and respects in words and action sensitivity to cultural, economic and ethnic diversity. Staff actively and consistently participates in training and workshop opportunities to stay current with and implement skills and strategies consistent with best practices in the field of mentoring.

Minimum Skill/Education Requirements:

  • Applicant must possess excellent oral communication skills, applicable experience in
    working with the public, youth/families, education and knowledge/use of
  • Must have at least a high school diploma, college credits preferred.
  • High quality references in current, previous employment positions. 

Length of Employment:

This is a grant-funded position with the sustainability of position dependent on securing of future grant funds. 

Nature and Scope of Position:

The Hours for Ours program focuses on connecting MCAS students with young and mature adults. This collaborative school-based mentoring program requires coordination between community business, agencies, other mentoring resources, the educational system, and student/families. The Hours for Ours Site Coordinator supports Hours for Ours in accomplishing the following:

  • Coordinating and facilitating program format at the assigned school site between students/families, mentors and educational building administration and staff
  • Implementing program policies/guidelines in regards to students/families/mentors and educational setting
  • Secure and maintain program records and designated monthly program reports
  • Advocate/Promote support and involvement from community/education in Hours for Ours, inclusive of mentor recruitment opportunities
  • Problem-solve program or case challenges utilizing administrative staff support
  • Actively and consistently participate in scheduled program meetings and/or trainings
  • Actively pursue the accomplishment of yearly professional and personal program goals
  • Conduct mentee orientation trainings
  • Facilitate communication between students' families and the Hours for Ours program as it relates to the completion of program forms
  • Facilitate communication between mentors and the Hours for Ours program as it relates to the completion of program forms
  • Collection and reporting of required student data - educational and otherwise
  • Conduct yearly mentor re-orientation for returning volunteers
  • Facilitate school-site service learning project between mentees/mentors and in
    Coordination and approval of program and site administration
  • Participate/support in field trips, program special events and summer events as agreed upon with program administration and as funding permits
  • Provide mentor/mentee contact hours and additional information necessary in Google Docs  on a weekly basis
  • Other duties as assigned by the Hours for Ours Program Coordinator or designee

Salary and Benefits

  • $9.50/per hour
  • 4 to 12 hours per week
  • No benefits

 The Michigan City Area Schools does not discriminate on the basis of the Protected Classes of race, color, national origin, sex (including transgender status, sexual orientation and gender identity), disability, age, religion, military status, ancestry, or genetic information, which are classes protected by Federal and/or State law (collectively, "Protected Classes"). This includes the Corporation's employment opportunities, programs, and/or activities, or, if initially occurring off Corporation grounds or outside the Corporation's employment opportunities, programs and activities, affecting the Corporation's environment. For further information, clarification, or complaint, please contact the MCAS School Administration, 408 S. Carroll Avenue, Michigan City, Indiana 46360 at (219) 873-2000 for Title IX (gender equity related issues); or Special Education Director , 408 S. Carroll Avenue, Michigan City, Indiana 46360 at (219) 873-2000 for Section 504 (non-discrimination/disability issues and Americans with Disabilities). Any other information concerning the above policies may be obtained by contacting the Superintendent, Dr. Barbara Eason-Watkins, 408 S. Carroll Ave., Michigan City, Indiana 46360 at (219) 873-2000.

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