Adult Basic Education (ABE) & Digital Literacy (DL) Instructional Support

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Recruiting Organization: Literacy Source

The AmeriCorps member will work to increase learning opportunities for economically disadvantaged immigrant and refugee adults in our community. In addition to teaching small group classes, they will provide ongoing support to students, and volunteer classroom assistants and tutors.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Manage a caseload of 10-20 students, conduct intake interviews and ongoing assessments to help students establish a learning plan.
  • Connect students with other learning opportunities and resources to help them achieve their ABE/GED/DL, and life, goals
  • Plan and teach classes incorporating ABE/GED and beginning DL skills
  • Help volunteers implement supported computer lab time for students to improve DL skills and access online learning opportunities
  • Recruit, curate training for and train volunteers to serve as ABE/GED or integrated DL tutors, to provide support to students to increase DL skills
  • Develop and implement supported computer lab time for students to access online opportunities and/or prepare for the GED
  • Run quarterly DL trainings (in-person and Zoom) for new students and volunteers and include 3 new and effective volunteer instruction practices

Desired Qualifications:

  • Literacy Source is working to become a fully inclusive, multicultural, anti-racist organization. Commitment to this work is essential.
  • A strong ethic of service and commitment to anti-poverty work
  • Demonstrated interest in working in adult education/digital literacy, and/or formal education in this field
  • Proficiency in English, ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
  • Excellent organizational abilities, project, and time management skills
  • Proficiency with Google Suite and MS office programs including Outlook & Teams
  • Willingness to maintain a strong work ethic in the face of challenges such as living within the means of the AmeriCorps living stipend
  • Experience managing volunteers, and/or working with homeless, diverse, or low-income populations
  • Willing to work two evenings and occasional weekends.

Applicants must be at least 18 years old, be a U.S. citizen, national, or legal permanent resident of the United States, and able to pass NSCHC background checks.

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Basic health coverage
  • Education Award ($6,495) upon successful completion of service
  • Childcare assistance
  • Monthly living allowance before taxes: $2,276.19
  • Member Equity Enhancement Stipend (Income-eligible applicants)
  • Full training

For more information, view the jobs page of our website .

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Fee Amount: None

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389 5th Ave, 9th Floor, New York, NY 11109, US

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Advocacy & Human Rights
Education & Literacy
Advocacy & Human Rights, Community, Education & Literacy


Mon Sep 02, 2024 - Tue Jul 15, 2025
05:00 PM - 04:59 PM


3200 Northeast 125th StreetSeattle, WA 98125







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