Position Status, Benefits, and Compensation

Job Title: Site Coordinator

Position Status: Non-exempt, full-time; 40 hours per week/200 workdays per year

Reports to: Program Manager, Emerging Affiliates

Benefits: Medical/Dental/Vision, Paid Vacation, Sick Time, 403b Retirement, Cell phone and mileage reimbursement 

Pay Range: $23 to $28 per hour DOE

Job Summary

At Communities In Schools, our mission is to surround students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life.  This position is responsible for the overall planning and implementation of the Communities In Schools model of integrated student supports in strong collaboration and partnership with building staff at identified schools. This school-based position identifies and coordinates available community resources and develops new strategies and partnerships to provide additional support to students and their families through confidential, developmentally appropriate, culturally sensitive interventions, services and supports.

Job Responsibilities

  • Support school and community efforts to empower students to achieve in school and in life.
  • Work with school administrators, staff, teachers, and CIS leadership to ensure a team approach to build upon existing strategies and leverage new opportunities to address the academic, behavioral, social, emotional and resource needs of students and their families. 
  • Assess community, school, and student assets and needs to develop an annual plan which identifies goals and leverages existing resources to avoid duplication.
  • Implement and coordinate the plan with periodic monitoring to assess impact and adjust services as necessary.  
  • Manage a caseload of individual students to provide individual supports that meet the unique needs of each student.
  • Provide whole school supports to all students aligned with identified school goals.
  • Maintain frequent communication with building leadership regarding activities and progress. 
  • Build and maintain local formal and informal community partnerships to facilitate access to resources to meet the needs of students and families.
  • Serve as a broader community resource to schools by sharing information and supporting school focused activities such as school orientations, open houses, and family engagement. 
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of school-wide and targeted strategies through a systematic data collection process and report progress to school leadership and community partners. 
  • Maintain a positive image by understanding and demonstrating the CIS mission, goals and initiatives within the school and community.
  • Support local and regional partnership and resource development, by providing content for grant proposals, marketing opportunities and hosting site visits as requested. 

Required Qualifications

  • Passion for serving youth and building stronger communities.
  • Promotes youth development and empowerment to help youth meet challenges and achieve their full potential.
  • Understands the challenges facing children, youth, and families through lived experience or work/volunteer opportunities.
  • A combination of relevant experience and education: 4 years of relevant experience or an AA degree with 3 years of experience or a bachelor’s degree with 2 years of experience.
  • Strong relationship building skills, particularly with disengaged youth and their families.
  • Strong partnership building skills to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
  • Resourceful – able to identify and implement solutions to presenting issues.
  • Ability to work with people of diverse cultural and socio-economic backgrounds. 
  • Knowledge of and experience living and working within similar communities.  Bi-lingual, bi-cultural connection to Spanish-speaking community as appropriate.
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to manage competing priorities.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Basic computer skills and working knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  • Valid Washington state driver’s license, access to reliable transportation and proof of adequate vehicle insurance coverage.
  • Ability to lift 25lbs on an occasional basis.

Desired Qualifications

  • Familiarity and existing relationships within the local community. 
  • Experience in education, social services, mental health, juvenile justice, or related field.
  • Advanced CPR/First Aid Training (or willingness to become certified).


  • Medical/Dental/Vision (100% of employee premiums paid by the company) 
  • 5 days paid vacation
  • Sick time 
  • 403b Retirement account with employer contributions after 1 year 
  • Cell phone and mileage reimbursement 

Application Instructions

To apply: Submit your application including a cover letter and resume through Formstack. This position is open until filled.

Equal Opportunity Employer: CISWA is an equal opportunity employer. We recruit, employ, train, compensate and promote regardless of age, creed, gender, religion, marital status, veteran’s status, national origin, disability, or sexual orientation. We know our organization is successful due to the hard work and dedication of our passionate employees. CISWA’s dedication to promoting diversity, multiculturalism and inclusion is clearly reflected across our organization. Diversity is more than a commitment; it is the foundation of what we do.