The Healthy Start Military Family Resource Center (HSMFRC) supports a cluster of school in the San Diego Unified School District (SDUSD). HSMFRC seeks a highly-qualified volunteer to assist with families who may be seeking support for students with an Individualized Education Plan (IEP) and 504 plans to resolve concerns or issues for parents involved in this process.
Follow up with families seeking special needs support
Answer requests via email/phone and log the outcome of each connection
Visit school sites to be present during an IEP meeting
Research topic areas for any changes to local legislation and/or policies of SDUSD
Meet with parents to advise them of their rights and to clarify any questions arising from IEP meetings
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities Needed
Proficiency in the IEP/504 process required
Familiarity with Microsoft Office
Ability to demonstrate patience and flexibility
Must have reliable transportation
Time Commitment 5-10 hours per week, between the hours of 8:30 AM and 4:30 PM Monday-Friday. Volunteer must make a commitment to volunteer a minimum of 4 months.