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Family Advocate - Expanded Learning

We invite a highly qualified Family Advocate to join our Expanded Learning Team. The Family Advocate works with Sumner-Bonney Lake and White River School Districts as well as surrounding partners in East Pierce County region in the engagement and the support of Latinx families and students through activities, events and services that support and collaborate with parents and students.

As a bilingual Family Advocate, you will join a community of learners focused on providing high quality advocacy and resources to the Latinx community, while working closely with partners to support the growth and leadership with Latinx families.  Expanded Learning oversees this program and collaborates with multiple schools and partners to enhance opportunity for Latinx communities. We are part of a support system that enables personal and professional growth within an intentional culture of inclusion and diversity.  We encourage you to join us in achieving a vision of excellence, innovation, creativity, and equity for the children and families we serve.  

PSESD is one of nine regional educational agencies serving school districts and state approved charter and private schools in Washington. Serving over 39% of Washington’s K-12 public school students, our agency provides critical services designed to ensure that our students are ready to enter school, achieve at high levels in the K-12 system, and succeed in postsecondary endeavors. We are committed to becoming an Antiracist Multicultural Organization driven by equity in education. To learn more about PSESD, visit www.psesd.org/about-psesd.

In support of public health and Proclamation 21-14.1 (COVID Vaccination Requirement), employment with Puget Sound ESD requires proof of COVID-19 vaccination or an approved medical or religious accommodation.  For additional information, see the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs).  There is no need for applicants to submit supporting documents.  Individuals that are offered positions will be informed of the process to submit their documents at the time of offer.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Associate’s Degree or higher in Human Services, Social Services, Family Services, or Counseling, OR a related Associate’s Degree or higher AND 30+ job-related credits 
  • Experience working with culturally diverse families 
  • At least one year of experience working with families and students between ages 5-18 
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish

Preferred Qualifications

  • Professional experience with case work

Please note, applicants should describe their experience meeting minimum qualifications (and preferred qualifications if applicable) in cover letter and resume as part of the application and salary placement process. Unofficial transcripts may be required as part of a complete application.


Location: Sumner-Bonney Lake Family Center, Sumner
Job Type: Full time, Year ‘round
Salary: $49,103 – $56,943 (Salary Band B)
Department: Learning, Teaching, and Family Support – Expanded Learning

We attract, retain, and motivate exceptional people with an equitable and competitive compensation package. Salary offers consider candidate qualifications, experience and internal equity. 


Benefits

We offer comprehensive benefits:

  • Medical, dental, and vision
  • 24 annual leave days per year
  • 12 sick days
  • 12 paid holidays
  • Participation in Washington State Department of Retirement System
  • Tax Sheltered Annuity Plan
  • Subsidized ORCA card
  • Free parking
  • Electric Car Charging Stations (Renton office)

Open until filled; for best consideration, submit complete application by January 27. Interviews are tentatively scheduled for February 4 via videoconference - subsequent interviews for this position will be in person.


Jobs are listed here for information only. To apply for a specific open position, you must be a registered applicant in the Fast Track Application System and apply specifically for each position for which you wish to be considered.


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PSESD is committed to having a diverse workforce and encourages all candidates meeting the minimum qualifications to apply.
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