CARE Coordinator

INTERMOUNTAIN ESD   milton-freewater, OR   Full-time     Education
Posted on December 28, 2021
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This is a full time position with full benefits for the employee, their spouse/domestic partner and children up to age 26.


We offer a competive salary, paid time off and flexibility.


Become a part of our goal to provide Success for Every Child! 




The Community Access for Resources Effectiveness Program (CARE) Coordinator for the Milton Freewater community works in partnership with families to better access community resource/agencies in an effort to improve family stability and academic learning needs of students.  This is a highly supported position receiving mentorship and coaching as part of a multi-agency team.





  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each responsibility and essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Individual will hold a valid driver’s license and have reliable, insured transportation for travel throughout Morrow County.



  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Two (2) years experience working with children and families in a social service related setting. Early childhood experience preferred
  • Familiar with community services and agencies that support children and families
  • Bi-Lingual Spanish is required




  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize needs of multiple families
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule when necessary
  • Detail oriented and organized
  • Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent Computer Skills: Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, Access, Outlook and PowerPoint) and web based applications
  • Flexible and amiable to change
  • Ability to process privileged information with professional integrity
  • Knowledge of agencies and services available in the community to provide support to children and families
  • Ability to work effectively with staff, community, and local district personnel
  • Ability to work independently
  • Exhibit cultural competency and sensitivity with the ability to communicate effectively with all cultural groups
  • Ability to establish and maintain professional and personal boundaries when working with families in crisis situations.





  1. Attend meeting and represent CARE program
  2. Gather and coordinate resources
  3. Schedule home visits and family contacts
  4. Maintain accurate records
  5. Compile quarterly and annual pgress reports
  6. Maintain current referral tracking database



Work Place:

  • Comply with IMESD Performance Standards
  • Work effectively with and responds to people from diverse culture or backgrounds
  • Demonstrate professionalism and appropriate judgment in behavior, speech, and dress in a neat, clean, and appropriate professional manner for the assignment and work setting
    • Confer regularly with immediate supervisor
    • Use and maintain IMESD building property, equipment and materials appropriately
    • Follow all IMESD policies, work procedures and reasonable requests by proper authority
    • Maintain the integrity of confidential information relating to data, students, parents, staff or IMESD patrons
    • Fulfill duties associated with Mandatory Reporting for suspected child abuse or neglect.
    • Have regular and punctual attendance at work and work activities, punctual in meeting deadlines, attending meetings, following schedules, respond to management directions and solicits feedback to improve performance
    • Develop job skills necessary to meet changes in the position
    • May be required to travel to and from school locations in the IMESD service area and may be required to travel on overnight assignments and/or outside the regular work hours



  • The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the responsibilities and essential functions of this job.




  • This position involves working at IMESD campuses and/or Districts in the IMESD service area.
  • This position is a full time eleven-month position. The typical workweek is M-F, 8 hours a day.  However, Care Coordinators must have the ability to work at multiple work sites and have the ability to work a flexible schedule when necessary.
  • Any changes in contract days will be stipulated in each individual contract. Salary and benefits to be established by the IMESD Classified Association in accordance with negotiated agreement with the IMESD Board of Directors. Schedule and assignments to be established by Directors and /or Assistant Superintendent.





milton-freewater , OR