AmeriCorps ESL and Education Coordinator


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Cause Areas

When

Mon Feb 27, 2017 - Mon Feb 26, 2018

Where

1050 36th St SEGrand Rapids, MI 49503

About

AmeriCorps VISTA Member position for one year of service, 2/27/17 - 2/26/18. The Bethany Christian Services VISTA Project will strengthen the foundations of the Refugee and Domestic services through the development of the employment and education opportunities offered to clients.

The VISTA Member will primarily work with volunteer services. Volunteers serve as tutors, mentors, and New Neighbors, which provide support to newly resettled families. The position will focus on developing outreach strategies and training opportunities for volunteer tutors.

Duties will include:

1) Coordinate meetings and possible recruitment of educational partners between Bethany staff and the staff of the educational institutions and/or programs., etc.; 2) Support and maintain current partnerships with community organizations that provide educational resources to the Refugee youth and families.; 3) Collaborate with Volunteer Manager in order to recruit new volunteers and retain current volunteers to serve in the tutoring program.; 4) Coordinate and organize frequent training sessions for potential tutors in the tutoring program.

Skills

  • Literacy / Reading
  • Fundraising
  • Grant Writing / Research
  • CSR / Volunteer Coordination
  • Community Outreach
  • Tutoring

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Full-Time Position
  • Interested candidates should send a resume andcover letter to Nathan Slauer at nslauer@bethany.org

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