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Americorps Access - Education Coordinator

The Education Coordinator will act as liaison and establish solid working relationships with all the participants of the programs administered by the Department: students, facilitators and schools, in accordance with the guidelines and objectives proposed by the team and the Director of the Department of Community Education. Also participate in the design and implementation of new programs that are periodically proposed and /or

requested by the leadership of the Latin American Coalition or some of its community partners, always aimed at providing a high level of service to

the immigrant community of Charlotte.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

To participate in the AmeriCorps ACCESS Project, applicants must: Be at least 17 years old, have a High School Diploma or GED, Have English proficiency (spoken/written), Have computer Skills, and meet any additional requirements as determined by the site agency (see below).

  1. Computer skills: MS Office, Google (drive, spreadsheets, forms, calendar, gmail, etc.), Office 365 applications
  2. Bachelor’s degree preferred
  3. Ability to work one-on-one with high risk community members
  4. Additional details about this position:

 

Essential functions are the fundamental job duties:

  • Meaning the position exists to perform the function;
  • there is a limited number of employees among whom the performance of the function can be distributed;
  • and/or the incumbent is hired for expertise or ability to perform the function due to its high specialization.

 

The Americans With Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) and associated Federal regulations protect qualified individuals with disabilities from discrimination in all areas of employment. To be considered qualified; an individual must be able to perform the essential functions of a position, with or without reasonable accommodation. It is important that the physical tasks associated with the essential functions be identified appropriately so that persons with disabilities can determine if any accommodation is necessary.

 

  • Collaborate with Volunteer Coordinator and Education Manager to recruit volunteer mentors to mentor and tutor at-risk immigrant and refugee high school students.
  • Collaborate with Volunteer Coordinator and Education Manager to train volunteer mentors on their role and responsibilities as mentor to a high-risk immigrant and refugee high school students.
  • Collaborate with Charlotte Mecklenburg School (CMS) staff to prepare immigrant and refugee students and their families for involvement in the mentorship programs.
  • Coordinate mentorship and tutoring details by working with CMS staff to ensure students and school space will be available.
  • Match community volunteer mentors to students to form the best mentorship match possible.
  • Provide support and education to parents of teachers so they will give permission for their students to participate and offer the support necessary for their children to excel in school.
  • Maintain all program documents and materials as necessary. Keep items up-to-date and readily available. This includes all presentations, presentation materials, flyers, information handouts to students, families and mentors, etc.
  • Document all interaction with every student in the database.
  • Report program outcomes to program and development staff
  • Inform Volunteer Coordinator of any program changes or if a volunteer mentor drops out.
  • Distribute promotional materials regarding mentorship in the community.
  • Organize celebrations for students and mentors at the end of the semester/before graduation.
  • Attend all regularly scheduled staff meetings and trainings
  • Assess the need and provide referrals to other community agencies, programs, or services for students and their families
  • Assist staff with coordination and instruction of ESOL classes and promote these classes to English Learning students and their families
  • Collect quarterly report cards from students receiving education services

 

Equipment member is expected to use (copier, fax, etc.):

  • Computer
  • Telephone
  • Fax
  • Copier
  • Postage meter
  • Projector
  • Laminator

 

 

 

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