Education Coordinator - VISTA


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When

Sun Jul 31, 2016 09:00 AM - Tue Aug 01, 2017 05:00 PM

Where

5604 Manor Rd.Austin, TX 78723

About

The VISTA Education Coordinator position will help build program capacity to improve the coordination and operation of key Austin-based educational programming, including the ESL program, the Computer program, the Health/Safety Literacy program, and the 8-week Leadership Development course. Through these educational direct services, WDP provides concrete hard and soft skills development opportunities for its members. Spanish speaking bilingual individuals strongly preferred.


The position will require capacity building work in the areas of membership development and volunteer coordination, as well as assisting in planning social events, outreach events, and activities to educate the membership base of WDP. The VISTA Education Coordinator reports directly to the Adult Education and Training Program Coordinator in Austin.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Capacity building work in areas of registration, recruitment, and wrap-around support services for the ESL program, the Computer program, the Health/Safety Literacy program, and the 8-week Leadership Development course.

  • Research new partnership opportunities to support the development of WDP’s Construction Careers Institute, a workforce development program.

  • Work collaboratively with workers, advocates, community/state/federal partners to build and sustain quality educational programming for WDP members.

  • Assess processes of Austin-based member registration and leadership tracking

  • Develop and maintain strategic relationships with allies, attorneys, state agencies, students, Spanish language media, and other community allies


JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Assess and improve ESL, Computer Literacy, and Workforce Development programs

  • Ability to work well with diverse groups of people

  • Strong willingness to lead volunteer coordination efforts and learn orientation and administration procedures of new volunteers to the organization

  • Commitment to leadership development and principles of popular education

  • Detail-oriented and ability to work independently

  • Strong computer literacy skills


Approximately weekly schedule for this position


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Education Coordinator

9am-5pm

10am-6pm

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10am-6pm

9am-5pm


Skills

  • Technical Writing
  • Network Administration
  • Program Management
  • Adult Education
  • Social Media / Blogging
  • General Education

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • 1 year
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