NAIP Americorps Member

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ORGANIZATION: Idealist.org

Recruiting Organization: BEST

BEST Hospitality Training would like to welcome four NAIP AmeriCorps members to our team in September 2022. We are a small but well-regarded workforce development nonprofit, focused on the well-paid sector of Boston’s hospitality industry. We are poised for growth as the industry rebounds post-Covid. We consider ourselves a social justice organization; We partner with UNITE HERE Local 26, the hospitality workers union, and believe that quality jobs change people’s lives.


BEST has hosted NAIP AmeriCorps members since their inaugural cohort in 2011. We have hired almost half of the members after their year of service at BEST.

Responsibilities:

  • AmeriCorps members at BEST will teach (ESL and US citizenship preparation) and/or provide career coaching services.
  • Teachers will follow BEST’s curriculum and plan lessons, develop new curricula, recruit, assess and support BEST students.
  • Career coaching will include helping clients develop resumes, prepare for job interviews, assist with online job applications, assist with intake and screening. and more.
  • Update client information in BEST’s Salesforce for Nonprofits database.
  • Attend weekly department and organization-wide meetings.
  • Attend monthly NAIP meetings.
  • Make a full-time, 11-month commitment.
  • NAIP AmeriCorps members will serve remotely and/or in-person at our Medford or Seaport locations, depending on client demand.

Requirements:

  • Interest and comfort working with immigrants and the unemployed and under-employed.
  • Strong tech skills or a willingness to learn. We use Google Classroom, Zoom, Slack, Google apps, Salesforce for Nonprofits.
  • Experience teaching and/or coaching is helpful.
  • Second language a plus.
  • Strong English reading and writing skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Customer service experience a plus.
  • The position will primarily be remote at first, but there is the possibility of in-person service as the pandemic subsides. Ability to travel to Medford (Wellington Station on the Orange Line) and/or Boston’s Seaport District (Silver line or South Station).


BEST is a Mac-based organization and we will provide a Mac laptop to all AmeriCorps members for their term of service. We provide many professional development opportunities for our members, including attendance at the annual MCAE (Massachusetts Coalition for Adult Education) Network Conference.

Apply here: https://miracoalition.org/americorps/apply/

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CAUSE AREAS

Education & Literacy
Education & Literacy

WHEN

Tue Sep 06, 2022 - Wed Jul 31, 2024
05:00 PM - 04:59 PM

WHERE

101 Station Landing4th FloorMedford, MA 02155

(42.40172,-71.082)
 

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