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UPK Family Support Navigator

UPK Family Support Navigator

locationGreeley, CO, USA
PublishedPublished: Published 3 weeks ago
Education / Training
Part time
1 - 2 years of experience
Less than $20,000 per year

UPK Family Support Navigator 

United Way of Weld County  

ORGANIZATION OVERVIEW 

Through the vision and support of United Way donors and volunteers, together we are building a better Weld County, one where: 

children are reading to learn by the start of fourth grade 

youth are working at good jobs by age 25 

families have stable housing 

older adults are aging well and 

people are connecting to the help they need. 

OVERVIEW 

The UPK Family Support Navigator works with Weld County families to enroll in child care provider programs that are connected with the Colorado Universal Preschool Program (UPK). UPK Family Support Navigators will play a crucial role in providing assistance and guidance to families throughout their UPK journey.  

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES 

Work with and foster relationships developed by Coordinator with faith communities, schools and school districts, social networks, civic organizations, caregiver support groups, etc., sharing the opportunity for UPK participation and engaging them in UPK outreach. 

Input data to assist parents and caregivers through the UPK sign-up process.  

Assist in increasing community familiarity with internal, county, and statewide resources that can support UPK participation. 

Attend community events, provide one-one-one support to parents and caregivers, and provide information to local organizations that serve families of UPK-age children. 

United Way of Weld County General  

Support and promote the mission, values, goals and objectives of United Way, including representing United Way in professional organizations and the community (as assigned). 

Support fundraising efforts of United Way and activities that support United Way. 

Support United Way annual events, disaster response, and other activities as assigned. 

Participate in staff meetings and in service opportunities. 

Contribute to organizational promotions including writing promotional copy, proofreading informational and campaign materials, participation in outreach, etc. 

Other duties as assigned. 

UNITED WAY WORLDWIDE CORE COMPETENCIES FOR ALL STAFF 

Mission-Focused: Catalyze others’ commitment to mission to create real social change that leads to better lives and healthier communities. This drives their performance and professional motivations. 

Relationship-Oriented: Understands that people come before process and is astute in cultivating and managing relationships toward a common goal. 

Collaborator: Understands the roles and contributions of all sectors of the community and can mobilize resources (financial and human) through meaningful engagement. 

Results-Driven: Dedicated to shared and measurable goals for the common good; creating, resourcing, scaling, and leveraging strategies and innovations for broad investment and impact. 

Brand Steward: Steward of the brand and understands his/her role in growing and protecting the reputation and results of the greater network. 

ESSENTIAL SKILLS 

Strong level of comfort with technology, including the use of databases, MS Office including Outlook, Excel, and word. 

Ability to support adults lacking technology skills with technological tasks. 

Ability to navigate and learn new information systems. 

Strong interpersonal and communication skills. 

Ability to work independently. 

Detail oriented with the ability to connect work to the big picture.  

Organizational skills. 

Advertising and marketing experience, including online and social media, preferred. 

Ability to handle tasks and prioritize deadlines. 

Ability to work effectively with groups and individuals that represent a variety of needs, abilities, socioeconomic backgrounds, educational and early childhood philosophies. 

Willingness to work collaboratively with other employees and supervisors. 

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS 

Associates degree or two years of professional experience. 

Early care and education experience and/or familiar with child care licensure experience/process, preferred. 

Bi-lingual preferred. 

POSITION INFORMATION 

Part-time, non-exempt 

Salary Range (h3): $16.77 – $18.88 per hour 

Plus $.48 per hour Spanish speaking differential, if applicable 

Supervisory duties: no direct reports 

Reports to: Assistant Director of UPK 

Eligible for Remote Work: No 

Background check required 

BENEFITS 

The leave plan includes vacation, sick, short-term disability, and at least 14 paid holidays. 

The retirement plan is open to all employees after one year, and the employer contribution is determined by the Board of Directors.  

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYMENT STATEMENT  

United Way of Weld County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and conducts its recruitment and hiring based solely upon job-related qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status. 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS 

Please visit our website at https://www.unitedway-weld.org/careers to view the full job description and application instructions. Applications submitted through any online job boards will not be reviewed.  

Send resume to BreAnna Neeley at bneeley@unitedway-weld.org. Review of applications will begin on February 26, 2024 and will continue until position is filled.  

Fields of study

  • Education science

Required degree level

  • Associate Degree

Years of experience

  • 1 - 2 years of experience

Salary range

  • Less than $20,000 per year

Required languages

  • Spanish