LA2050
Harmony Project

Community/Family Liaison

Employment type
Part Time
Posted
about 1 month ago
Location
Los Angeles
Description

Harmony Project is an award-winning research-based 501(c)(3)nonprofit organization that serves at-risk youth in underserved areas of Los Angeles. We promote positive youth development through year round music lessons and ensemble participation.

Position​: Part-time or Full-time Community/Family Liaison

Statement of Job: ​The Community/Family Liaison works to support the social needs of families and students that fall outside Harmony Project’s core mission relating to music.

Responsibilities of the Community/Family Liaison include but are not limited to:

  • Serves as a liaison and facilitates communication between HP and parents/families
  • Light case management documentation and referrals
    • Provide counseling as needed
    • Connects families to outside resources around medical care, mental health, immigration services, etc.
  • Facilitate trainings, workshops and meetings to the parent community
  • Facilitate trainings for HP staff and teaching artists on extra musical resources in the community, (how to help families in crisis, how to recognize abuse, diversity, school-based issues, etc.)
  • Help plan and execute college preparation workshops and programming
  • Attend parent and community meetings at various sites
  • Maintain the student database (ETO) and prepare monthly reports
    • Support program staff as both a team or as an individual
    • Participate in support group sessions for youth or parents as needed
    • Keep current on applicable child development practices to better assist families
    • Attend weekly staff meetings
    • Maintains ongoing working relationships w​ ith sites where HP’s music education programs are provided

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Vast experience in social work, family counseling, psychology, or child development, and/or a license in any of these fields.
  • Complete fluency in Spanish.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and with sensitivity to a diverse community.
  • Ability to represent Harmony Project values such as commitment, community, collaboration, respect, responsibility, integrity, and sustainability.
  • Comfortable with accessing and using contact databases.
  • Simultaneously work independently and collaboratively with staff, adhering to important deadlines.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Flexible work schedule to include some weekends/weeknights.
  • Reliable means of transportation and willingness to do site visits on a regular basis
     

* Salary​ DOE

To apply

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume and two current references to: [email protected] ​with: Community/Family Liaison as the subject line.

Harmony Project does not discriminate on the basis of race, sexual orientation, color, gender, religion, national origin or ethnicity in student admissions or in any program it administers