Community Education and Outreach Representative

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Title

Community Education and Outreach Representative

Location

This is a remote position. The Community Education and Outreach Representative will work primarily in Las Vegas Elementary Schools but may also conduct literacy workshops and sessions at various community events around Las Vegas. The Community Education and Outreach Representative will also assist with preparations for such events and sessions while working from home or at coffee shops, libraries and/or event centers.

Purpose

The purpose of the Community Education and Outreach Representative is to support Reading In Motion in creating a full circle of support for the development of young students’ foundational reading skills. The Community Education and Outreach Representative will educate, inspire and motivate parents, families and community members through engaging methods, interactive hands on programming and arts integrated curriculum that aims to reach every learner, especially those whose environment and circumstances put them in greater need of support. It takes a village!

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Partner with Regional Engagement Manager and other Community Education and Outreach Reps to plan and coordinate literacy events and workshops.
  • Support preparations for events and workshops to include creating packets, scheduling sessions, preparing materials, etc.
  • Conduct workshops utilizing Reading In Motion programming for Parents, Families, Students, Teachers and Community Members
  • Conduct hands on literacy and/ or arts activities with parents and students at local community events.
  • Travel to and from workshops and events
  • Assist with Set up, clean up and implementation of workshops and events.
  • Be an advocate and an ambassador for Reading In Motion and all students
  • Other Duties as assigned

About you

  • Qualified candidates will posses a strong desire and motivation to serve the community
  • Interest in literacy development, teaching, early childhood education, arts and advocacy
  • Willingness to learn Reading In Motion curriculum and programming
  • Comfortable speaking in front of and interacting with groups of all sizes
  • Happy to sing with students and parents and willing to play and have fun
  • Prior experience working with young children aged 4-7 required
  • You will be responsible for your own transportation to and from events
  • Must be able to lift up to 30 lbs
  • Bilingual a plus

Reports to Regional Engagement Manager.

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About READING IN MOTION

Location:

7575 W. Washington Ave., Suite 127-106, Las Vegas, NV 89128, US

Mission Statement

The mission of Reading In Motion is to get every student reading at or above grade level within the first years of school through the power and discipline of the arts, especially students whose environment or circumstances put them in greater need of support.

Description

Reading In Motion exists today to give the power of literacy to every child. To date, we have improved the reading skills of more than 50,000 students. Every year, through our program and with the support of community members, local leaders, and volunteers thousands more are given the opportunity to reach beyond their imagination, learning literacy in fun, creative ways to reach their potential.

As a nonprofit and cause-driven organization, we rely on the support of volunteers to deliver life changing opportunities to the children and communities we support - regardless of income or ability.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Las Vegas Metro AreaLas Vegas, NV 89109

(36.12856,-115.17113)
 

SKILLS

  • Literacy / Reading
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Theater Arts
  • Adult Education
  • Community Outreach
  • People Skills

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • The Length of Appointment: The Community Education and Outreach Representative serves minimally 1-2 days per week for three months. After three months, the Community Education and Outreach Representative may be reappointed.
  • Support: Training for this position will be provided. You will receive initial orientation for Reading In Motion as well as training on foundation reading skills, Reading In Motion curriculum, methods and programming as well as ongoing support.

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