Foster Youth Education Liaison Job Opening

| April 8, 2018

The National Center for Youth Law (NCYL) is hiring in Yavapai County! NCYL is a nonprofit organization that for over four decades has worked to ensure low-income children have the resources, support, and opportunities they need for healthy and productive lives.

FosterEd is hiring an Education Liaison in Yavapai County to join the FosterEd Arizona Team. FosterEd Education Liaisons improve educational outcomes for students in foster care by providing educational supports and services that engage youth in school, empower youth to drive their own educational futures, and connect youth to family members, teachers, coaches and other supports who will champion their educational success. This position is for an Education Liaison who will be co-located in an Arizona Department of Child Safety office.

Follow the link here or click on the picture to the right to learn more about this job opportunity.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree and/or experience in the fields of education, child advocacy, juvenile justice, or social work.
  • Experience with advocacy or organizing, preferably related to education, child welfare, or juvenile justice.
  • Demonstrated ability to build working relationships with individuals of various ages, cultures, socioeconomic backgrounds, and abilities.
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate and coordinate services with community agencies in a professional manner.
  • Ability to pay close attention to details and to successfully manage time and prioritize workload.
  • Excellent oral communication and relationship building skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Car and valid Arizona driver’s license.
  • Ability to obtain Arizona Level One Fingerprint Clearance Card.

Applications are due April 30, 2018, by 5pm. You will need a cover letter, resume, and three professional references. No phone calls please.

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Category: Advocacy, Child Welfare, General, Programs

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