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Summary: This position is responsible for administering the volunteer-based English language training program addressing refugee and immigrant clients' cultural orientation, job readiness, digital literacy and English Language Learning needs.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Plans education curriculum that addresses cultural orientation, job readiness, digital literacy and English Language Learning needs of arriving refugees. and can be used for both volunteer taught classes and individual tutoring.
Reduce barriers to Education Services by providing on-line, in-person, group classes and individual tutoring sessions.
Makes referrals to Adult Literacy partners as needed.
Implements funding grant objectives.
Maintains appropriate records and submits reports as required.
Evaluates new materials for possible use in the program.
Enters student, class and instruction information into all appropriate databases.
Orders and maintains instructional and multicultural supplies.
Provides vocational training materials and resource information for refugees.
Recruits and screen volunteers for Education program.
Conducts educational development workshops for volunteers.
Interview students and volunteers to make appropriate matches for tutoring relationships.
Provides frequent follow-up, observation and support to volunteers.
Provides in-service training twice a year for instructors.
Implements diverse strategies to enhance student retention.
Tests new enrollees to determine ability level.
Tracks refugee and immigrant English language progress over five years.
Monitors student progress and assess level changes.
Represents the Agency in the community and workplace in a professional and ethical manner.
Demonstrates sensitivity to the service population's cultural and socioeconomic characteristics.
Demonstrates strong interpersonal, decision-making, problem-solving, oral, and written skills.
Utilizes a basic knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: High School Diploma or equivalent required with three years of related experience.
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