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.
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
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
- Technical Writing
- Network Administration
- Program Management
- Adult Education
- Social Media / Blogging
- General Education
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- Must be at least 18
- 1 year