Promise Scholars Early Program Supervisor
Inland SoCal United Way is a leading nonprofit organization devoted to strengthening the Inland Empire by investing in the lives and futures of those in need. By operating several direct service programs and collaborating with a network of strong community partners, ISCUW seeks to build brighter futures for youth and families in the areas of education, health, and financial stability. ISCUW seeks talented, motivated team members who are passionate about improving our community and who are looking to be part of a dynamic team working to make EPIC changes in the Inland Empire.
The Promise Scholars Early Program Supervisor oversees the development and implementation of 5th and 6th grade program components at Promise Scholars schools. In addition, the Program Supervisor oversees the program’s social media outreach and website. This individual will work closely with the Ontario-Montclair School District Promise Scholars Director, serve as a liaison to maintain communications and foster relationships with various partners of the program, and supervise volunteers and AmeriCorps member(s) assigned to the Promise Scholars Early Program. The ideal candidate will have a strong desire to help coordinate and schedule operational activities for Promise Scholars, all while having the ability to strongly multi-task. This full-time, non-exempt position reports to the Executive Director of Youth Programs and Community Investments. Daily activities are coordinated by the Executive Director of the Ontario-Montclair Schools Foundation.
- Schedule and coordinate all 5th and 6thgrade components requiring coordination with college staff, volunteers, business partners, school district contacts, PS AmeriCorps Members and PS staff
- Ensure quality of 5th and 6th grade components by supervising PS AmeriCorps Members
- Schedule 8th grade components in coordination with college staff and school district contacts and work with Promise Scholars High School Supervisor as they direct the college visits
- Coordinates the Brand Ambassador component with the High School Supervisor
- Work in conjunction with appropriate AmeriCorps members and/or staff to schedule back-to-school nights, parent presentations, open houses, high school Saturday school tabling, and fundraising events
- Assist other team members with their components as needed
- Responsible for collection and maintenance of volunteer sign-in sheets, checklists, college rating and 6th grade presenter ratings for physical records
- Update Google Doc documents including Master Calendar
- Send invitations of scheduled activities to appropriate contacts
- Work in conjunction with PS AmeriCorps Members to organize office volunteers to input survey data
- Assist Promise Scholars Director with college meetings as needed
- Responsible for maintaining college field-trip rating process
- Assist AmeriCorps Members in Financial Aid workshop schedules
- Assist with Signal Vine Texting Platform tasks and case load as needed
- Participate in facilitating orientation and other trainings for new PS Team Members
- Update Promise Scholars website as needed and disburse monthly newsletter
- Ensure Promise Scholars social media is updated on a regular basis to reflect all 5th and 6th grade Promise Scholars activities
- Other duties as assigned
Qualifications and Skills
- Bachelor’s Degree or higher required
- Excellent written and oral communication skills; must be comfortable making public presentations
- Exceptional ability to interact, communicate effectively, and develop partnerships with program agencies, companies, donors, staff, and volunteers in a diplomatic and courteous manner
- Capable of independently developing and implementing projects and events
- Must be able to multi-task, meet deadlines, define problems and pay careful attention to detail
- Must be available and able to work outside traditional office hours, including some evenings and weekends
- Must have reliable transportation, a valid California driver’s license, proof of minimum required California vehicle liability insurance and a good driving record
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable an individual with disabilities to perform the requisite essential functions.
This multi-faceted position involves sorting, packing, stocking, loading and unloading of program supplies; participating in community fairs, school makeover events and other off-site activities, including set-up and tear-down; driving for various assignments; assisting in projects which may include painting, drilling, or hammering; general maintenance of program facilities, including creating displays, hanging signage and light cleaning; managing volunteer projects, including set-up and clean-up; and a variety of other physical tasks. These activities involve the ability to twist, pull, push, lift up to 30 lbs., bend, squat, climb, walk, stand, and sit for extended periods; use of pallet jack and/or forklift (with proper training); manual dexterity for operating small tools & equipment; and visual acuity for driving and computer use.