Bilingual Achievement Center Coordinator

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The mission of Norris, Inc. is Transforming lives through the power of connection and healing.

Are you looking for an employer that is innovative and trauma informed?  Are you looking for a job that is going to be challenging and rewarding all at the same time?  Well you’ve come to the right place!   When you choose a career with Norris, you walk away every day knowing that you had a positive impact on the lives of others.  The Norris team strives to provide the best quality care to youth and families by making meaningful connections and providing a safe space for individuals to heal.  We engage those we serve, our colleagues and our community with respect, compassion and acceptance.

Norris is currently seeking an individual to fulfill the role of Achievement Center Coordinator for our brand new Achievement Center which will be located in Milwaukee

Under the supervision of the Achievement Center Program Manager (ACPM), the Achievement Center Coordinator (ACC) is responsible for the initial assessment and care coordination of services for youth and young adults enrolled at the Achievement Center.  The Achievement Center is located in the city of Milwaukee and targets the engagement of youth and young adults between the ages of 16-24 with the goals of promoting safe, stable and healthy environments and relationships; ensuring that each participant has a sustained positive trajectory in education and/or employment; and assistance in identifying and cultivating ongoing informal connections that can serve as positive, durable and pro social supports throughout their lives.  Services that are provided may include but are not limited to: care coordination, advocacy, mentoring, therapeutic interventions including psycho-education, external referrals, social emotional intelligence development, vocational, educational, and/or independent living skill development and support of basic needs.

The ACC is responsible for engaging with participants, their families, and community partners.  The ACC collaborates with the Achievement Center team to ensure participants and their families receive appropriate services.  The ACC will be knowledgeable of community resources and service gaps.   The ACC will provide direct supervision to Achievement Center Advocates.  The ACC will promote the Norris mission and philosophy for providing services utilizing a trauma informed care approach and through an equitable lens. The ACC position requires that the individual will be able to work a flexible schedule that is subject to change to meet the agency’s evolving needs at any time, and may also include weekends and/or holidays.

Bachelor’s Degree in social or behavioral science field required.  Master’s Degree in social or behavioral science field preferred.

EEO

Norris is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, religious creed, color, age, sex, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, religion, marital status, disability, military service or veteran status, genetic information or other classification protected by applicable federal, state, and local laws and ordinances.

Applicants are encouraged to apply at www.norriscenter.org/employment/career

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