The Admissions Coordinator is responsible for managing the preadmission process, Empowerment programming, and supporting students as they work towards and transition into program participation.
- Direct Services
- Serve as the initial point of contact for prospective applicants.
- Screen applications and determine program eligibility through pre-admission evaluations.
- Interview applicants to determine program fit and readiness.
- Provide feedback on and implement program policies and procedures related to the admissions process.
- Collaborate with other Family Services staff, early childhood centers, and the property management partner (if applicable) to ensure a seamless transition into program participation for Jeremiah families.
- Provide and promote confidentiality at all times.
- Maintain efficient, confidential, and organized files.
- Coordinate partnerships with local governments and nonprofits to ensure housing grants and agreements are met.
- Track all relevant applicant/pre-admissions data in Apricot (data management system).
- Meet with families biweekly for coaching, addressing key areas including personal health, education, career development, legal, finances, parenting/child development, and any immediate need resources/referrals.
- Provide crisis intervention and resources/referrals as needed.
- Actively conduct outreach and community presentations at events and community-based organizations to recruit eligible candidates for program enrollment.
- Program Support
- Implement Empowerment classes based on forecasted participation needs and ensure that the facilitators are supported in their role.
- Administer Individual Development Assessments during the course of Empowerment.
- Organize the participant orientation event which precedes Empowerment.
- Participate and provide input at staff and committee meetings as assigned.
- Engage in strategic discussions involving program admissions and residency.
- Partner with local high schools, colleges, universities, county agencies, health care clinics, and service providers for quality referrals and alternative resources for families.
- Communicate regularly with the Empowerment facilitators, Family Services staff, and early childhood centers.
- Provide leadership in the applicant review process – seek options and solutions using a strengths-based team approach.
- Maintain professional conduct at all times and contribute to the inclusiveness and safe learning environment of Jeremiah Program in conjunction with the mission and vision.
- Keep informed of emerging policy issues affecting Family Services including environmental, governmental, and community trends.
- Leverage volunteers and interns to increase organizational capacity.
- Other Duties as assigned
All Jeremiah Program employees are mandated reporters and are legally required to ensure a report is made when abuse is observed or suspected.
Jeremiah Program offers one of the nation’s most successful strategies for transforming families from poverty to prosperity two generations at a time. Jeremiah prepares determined single mothers to excel in the workforce, readies their children to succeed in school, and reduces generational dependence on public assistance.
Jeremiah’s proven, holistic approach begins with establishing a supportive community for determined single mothers to pursue a career-track, college education. Through a combination of quality early childhood education, a safe and affordable place to live, and empowerment and life skills training, families find stability and a path out of poverty.
Please complete the application process for the position on our Online Portal