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The IRC in NJ AmeriCorps Economic Empowerment & Adult Educat
 
 
 
The AmeriCorps Economic Empowerment and Adult Education Coordinator is a new position in the New Jersey office. The coordinator will play a critical role in improving client access to educational opportunities that promote economic empowerment and self-advancement. Early and ongoing learning opportunities support refugees and other humanitarian entrants on their journey from surviving to thriving in the US. The coordinator will organize scheduling and logistics for approximately 300 refugees, asylees and other humanitarian entrants annually. The coordinator will enroll, assess and track client attendance, participation and retention in job readiness, ESL, financial literacy and cultural orientation classes. Additionally, the coordinator will work closely with interns and community partners to plan and implement programming.
 
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This listing is currently not accepting applications.




Member Duties : -Organize adult education schedule, including ESOL, financial literacy, job readiness and cultural orientation classes -Develop and facilitate job readiness classes and community field trips to increase client understanding of US workforce practices, including job search, application and interviewing -Enroll and track retention of clients in morning and evening ESL classes -Supervise interns instructing weekly cultural orientation classes to newly arrived clients -Enter student attendance and case notes daily in ETO and other databases and follow up with non-attending students -Communicate student attendance, progress and issues/concerns with caseworkers, employment specialist and other IRC staff -Facilitate biweekly meetings between employment, case management and education staff to reinforce Matching Grant program compliance -Participate in staff metings, professional development activities and provide general office support
 
Program Benefits :
Living Allowance ,  Training ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Health Coverage . 
 
Terms :
None
 
Service Areas :
Community and Economic Development ,  Community Outreach ,  Education . 
 
Skills :
Team Work ,  Computers/Technology ,  Social Services ,  Conflict Resolution ,  Education ,  Communications ,  Community Organization ,  Public Speaking ,  Leadership ,  Teaching/Tutoring . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps State / National

Program
The IRC in NJ AmeriCorps Economic Empowerment & Adult Educat

Program Start/End Date
09/01/2013  -   08/31/2014

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations NEW JERSEY   New York City (inc. Long Island CT NJ NY)  

Languages
Spanish required
Arabic
Spanish

Accepting Applications
From  08/13/2013  To  09/15/2013 

Contact Alison Millan
10 W Grand St
Elizabeth   NJ   07201
908-351-5116
alison.millan@rescue.org
 
AmeriCorps

Listing ID 51780


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