Migrant Recruiter - Migrant Education Program

  • Northwest Regional Education Service District
  • Sep 16, 2023
Full time Diversity & Inclusion Education Spanish

Job Description

Northwest Regional Education Service District is an equal opportunity employer; committed to building an inclusive community and an environment free from discrimination, harassment, and retaliation. We are proud to be an antiracist organization. We work to understand how racial ideology is manufactured and how it impacts the lives of our staff and those we serve.

In line with our commitment to disrupting systemic racism, we acknowledge that research shows that Black, Indigenous, and people of color (BIPOC) and women are significantly less likely to apply for some positions, believing they must meet every qualification as described in the job description. At NWRESD, we value representation, and we are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job. We know that sometimes that candidate may be one who comes from a less traditional background. We encourage you to apply, even if you don't believe you meet every one of the qualifications described below. 

Position Title:      Migrant Recruiter
Department:         ELL/Migrant Program
Location:              As Assigned (Four County Area: Washington, Tillamook, Columbia, Clatsop)
Reports To:          Program Coordinator
FLSA Status:       Non-Exempt
Compensation:   Classified Salary Schedule, Range N
FTE:                      1.0 FTE
Work Days:          230 per year
NW REGIONAL ESD’S MISSION STATEMENT: In partnership with the communities we serve, Northwest Regional ESD improves student learning by providing equitable access to high quality services and support.


Identification and recruitment includes seeking out and identifying children who potentially
qualify for the program, completing the paperwork necessary to establish their eligibility and
enrolling them in the program. This includes gathering the information needed to enroll
them into the Oregon Migrant Student Information System (OMSIS). Family Engagement
involves initiating collaboration with migrant parents and includes those in established
migrant parent groups. This position is aimed at supporting them in their acquisition of skills
related to advocacy and participation in school systems as well as facilitating parent training
in areas specific to migrant program goals.

QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform
each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the
knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to
enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

1. Bilingual - Must be able to read, write, and speak fluently in English and Spanish.
2. Must be a high school graduate and/or equivalent. College graduates preferred.
3. Experience working as or with people engaged in agricultural, food processing, timber harvesting, and/or other temporary migratory work.
4. Must be able to travel and possess a valid Driver’s License and automobile insurance.
5. Must be able to attend regional and state in-service training.
6. Must be flexible, in order to work weekend and/or evening hours when needed.
7. Background and Criminal History Verification clearance.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities Required:
1. Must be able to work with diverse people
2. Must exercise patience and have a willingness to help families, and/or students with questions, provide resources, etc.
3. Must be able to complete accurate and timely reports
4. Must have the ability to develop a liaison role between the home, school and community
5. Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build and maintain relationships with diverse stakeholders.
6. Ability to work independently, manage multiple projects, and meet deadlines.
7. Proficiency in using technology and software for information sharing,presentations, data analysis, and communication.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Include the following. Performs some or all of the following task. Other duties may be assigned. 
The duties listed below are not inclusive, but characteristic of the type and level of work assigned for this position.
A. Actively identify and recruit all eligible migrant children residing in the school district
from 0 through 21 years of age. This includes activities such as: surveying the area,
establishing communication networks, establishing work relations with community
agency personnel, employers, and social services.
B. Complete, distribute and maintain a Certificate of Eligibility according to state/federal
guidelines for each eligible migrant family immediately upon their arrival in the school
district (regardless of whether students are in school or not. The home visitor must be
able to verify that the family has resided within their district boundaries for a minimum
of 48 hours).
C. Share information on eligibility of migrant families with preschool programs as appropriate.
D. Provide assistance as a liaison between the home and school.
E. Promote activities between students, parents, educators, and communities and assist
schools and parents to organize and maintain an active Parent Advisory Committee
(PAC). Share with migrant parents and students all school services/programs available
to them. This includes the instructional program, OMSIS, the accident insurance
program, physical exams, and alternative educational program.
F. Network with other agencies providing services to migrant students to ensure a coordinated service-delivery system.
G. Refer migrant families to appropriate health, social or legal services in order to meet the
needs of the migrant student’s successful participation in school.
H. Prepare documentation such as a home visitor log, which reflects major home visitor activities.
I. Prepare a list, when applicable, of migrant dropout students to be placed on file at the local Education Agency (LEA).
J. Recruit out-of-school students into educational programs.
K. Communicate with educational professionals and parents regarding student progress and other pertinent information
L. Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Note:  The description contained herein reflect general details as necessary to describe the principle functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required, and the scope of responsibility, but should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned, including work in other functional areas to cover absences or relief, to equalize peak work periods, or otherwise to balance the workload.

NWRESD believes that every individual makes a significant contribution to our success. The administration reserves the right to modify, add or remove duties as necessary that still reflect the essential functions of the department. It is our expectation that every employee will offer their services wherever and whenever necessary to ensure the success of the ESD’s goals.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Northwest Regional Education Service District is an equal opportunity employer; committed to building an inclusive community and an environment free from discrimination, harassment, and retaliation. We are proud to be an antiracist organization. We work to understand how racial ideology is manufactured and how it impacts the lives of our staff and those we serve.
Northwest Regional Education Service District is proud to be an antiracist, Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We are committed to ensuring diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruitment, selection, and employment without regard to race, disability, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, national origin, ethnicity, religion,  veteran or military status, or any other category protected under the law.
Northwest Regional Education Service District is committed to providing reasonable accommodations in our recruitment procedures for individuals experiencing a disability. If you need assistance or accommodation due to a disability, please contact us at hrhelp@nwresd.k12.or.us. Speech/Hearing impaired persons may contact the district for assistance through the Oregon telecommunications Relay Service at 1-800-735-2900.