Austin Achieve Public Schools: Family & Community Outreach Associate

Austin Achieve is a tuition-free, open enrollment public charter school preparing East Austin youth to attend and excel at the nation’s top universities. The school currently serves over 1500 elementary, middle, and high school scholars. The Family & Community Outreach Associate will work with the Family Engagement team to identify and recruit new families for the 2019-20 school year. She/he will work under the Chief Advancement Officer to foster relationships and represent Austin Achieve as a high-quality, public education organization. The Family & Community Outreach Associate will implement all aspects of Austin Achieve’s new family engagement program, including recruitment, retention, and appreciation activities.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Build and maintain strong relationships with prospective families
  • Conduct presentations at neighborhood centers, churches, and community fairs
  • Promote new parent engagement through events at local businesses
  • Participate in community fairs and other outreach events, as needed
  • Act as main point of contact for the Parent Ambassador program
  • Participate in community block-walks
  • Manage information using the Austin Achieve new family online database
  • Conduct phone calls
  • Other family outreach and community engagement functions

REQUIREMENTS

  • Spanish Fluency - full-fluency required as all essential communication will be conducted in Spanish and English
  • Interest in education and family engagement
  • Good public speaking and presentation skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and relationship building skills
  • Event coordination experience
  • Highly organized, solid time management skills
  • The ability to prioritize and juggle multiple projects at once
  • Digital fluency, particularly regarding email management and online data entry in a spreadsheet-style format
  • Strong decision-making skills and the ability to succeed in a fast-paced environment
  • Trustworthy and dependable

Application Instructions: To apply, please email your resume and letter of interest including three references to emorrison@austinachieve.org.


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