Job Opportunities

After School Youth Program Teacher – 6-12th Grade

Job Type: Part-Time, Up to 28 Hours (Must be willing to work within program hours Monday-Thursday, 3:00-8:45pm)

Reports To: Youth Programs Coordinator

Remunerations: $10.00/hr.

Job Summary:

Children and Youth Programs staff are responsible for planning daily activities which serve youth K-12th grades during the After School Program and creating long term objectives and goals for classes, tutoring, homework help, and other enrichment opportunities that serve our primary population of refugee, immigrant and U.S. born youth learning English as a Second language (ESL).

Primary Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Develop and maintain an environment conducive to learning for students through homework help and tutoring for 6-12th grade youth.
  • Plan and implement educationally enriching activities for groups of 6-12th grade youth.
  • Prepare for and facilitate small groups of 6-12th grade youth in collaboration with other youth staff workers.
  • Help resolve conflicts among participants following Americana disciplinary policies.
  • Coordinate with staff and outside partners to maintain an active College and Career Readiness program, including guest speakers, college tours, and career exploration.
  • Mentor, support, and encourage the success of our students in school, at home and in the community.
  • Maintains ongoing and appropriate communication between supervisor, team members and general staff to ensure that all information is transparent and accurate.
  • Participate in mandatory staff development trainings to increase professional knowledge of issues affecting populations represented at Americana.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Programs Director or Youth Programs Coordinator.

Qualifications:

  • Prior Teaching Experience
  • Experience working with children and youth
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • Bi-lingual a plus

 If interested in position, please email cover letter and resume to Emilie Dyer, Programs Director, at emilie@americanacc.org. No phone calls please.

 

After School Youth Program Teacher – K-5th Grade

Job Type: Weekly Hours: Part-Time, Up to 28 Hours (Must be willing to work within program hours Monday-Thursday, 3:00-8:45pm)

Reports To: Youth Programs Coordinator

Remunerations: $10.00/hr.

Job Summary:

 Children and Youth Programs staff are responsible for planning daily activities which serve youth K-12th grades during the After School Program and creating long term objectives and goals for classes, tutoring, homework help, and other enrichment opportunities that serve our primary population of refugee, immigrant and U.S. born youth learning English as a Second language (ESL).

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain an environment conducive to learning for students through homework help and tutoring for K-5th grade youth.
  • Plan and implement educationally enriching activities for groups of K-5th grade youth.
  • Prepare for and facilitate small groups of youth in collaboration with other youth staff workers.
  • Help resolve conflicts among participants following Americana disciplinary policies.
  • Coordinate with staff and outside partners to maintain an active College and Career Readiness program, including guest speakers, college tours, and career exploration.
  • Mentor, support, and encourage the success of our students in school, at home and in the community.
  • Maintains ongoing and appropriate communication between supervisor, team members and general staff to ensure that all information is transparent and accurate.
  • Participate in mandatory staff development trainings to increase professional knowledge of issues affecting populations represented at Americana.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Programs Director or Youth Programs Coordinator.

Qualifications:

  • Prior Teaching Experience
  • Experience working with children and youth
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • Bi-lingual a plus 

If interested in position, please email cover letter and resume to Emilie Dyer, Programs Director, at emilie@americanacc.org. No phone calls please.

 

After School Youth Program Academic Tutor (JCPS Certified Instructor) – 6-12th Grade

Job Type: Part-Time, 4-8 hours Monday-Thursday 4:00-6:30 beginning in September 2018 *This position is a temporary contract and requires 190 hours only. Hours are flexible as long as they are during the After School Program.

Reports to:  Youth Programs Coordinator

Remunerations: $25.00/hr.

Job Summary:

Children and Youth Programs staff are responsible for planning daily activities which serve youth K-12th grades during the After School Program and creating long term objectives and goals for classes, tutoring, homework help, and other enrichment opportunities that serve our primary population of refugee, immigrant and U.S. born youth learning English as a Second language (ESL).

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain an environment conducive to learning for students through homework help and tutoring for 6-8th grade youth.
  • Plan and implement educationally enriching activities for groups of 6-8th grade youth.
  • Prepare for and facilitate small groups of 6-8th grade youth in collaboration with other youth staff workers.
  • Help resolve conflicts among participants following Americana disciplinary policies.
  • Coordinate with staff and outside partners to maintain an active College and Career Readiness program, including guest speakers, college tours, and career exploration.
  • Mentor, support, and encourage the success of our students in school, at home and in the community.
  • Maintains ongoing and appropriate communication between supervisor, team members and general staff to ensure that all information is transparent and accurate.
  • Participate in mandatory staff development trainings to increase professional knowledge of issues affecting populations represented at Americana.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Programs Director or Youth Programs Coordinator.

 Minimum Requirement:

  • JCPS Certified Instructor
  • Prior Teaching Experience
  • Experience working with children and youth
  • Bilingual a plus

If interested in position, please email cover letter and resume to Emilie Dyer, Programs Director, at emilie@americanacc.org. No phone calls please.

 

Grants and VISTA Project Coordinator

 Job Type: Part-Time Contract (20-35 hours/week)

Reports To: Executive Director

Remunerations: $14.00/hr.

Job Summary:

 The Grants and VISTA Project Coordinator supports Americana World Community Center’s mission to bridge the gap from surviving to thriving for Louisville’s refugee, immigrant, and underserved populations through development efforts and assisting in the coordination of the Americana-sponsored VISTA umbrella project.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

 VISTA PROJECT

  • Support the recruitment and training of new full-term and summer VISTA members
  • Liaise with the State Office to manage project activities
  • Lead bi-monthly trainings and as-needed orientations for sub-site supervisors
  • Conduct quarterly site visits to sub-sites
  • Collaborate with the Project Director and VISTA Leader to address project management issues
  • Assist in coordinating the Advisory Council
  • Assist Project Director and VISTA Leader in collecting data and submitting progress reports

GRANTS

  • Collaborate with the Director of Development to manage grant calendar
  • Research new grant funding opportunities
  • Assist with applications and reports for local, state, and federal grants
  • Gather data from staff and on-site partners quarterly
  • Work with Executive Director and Director of Development to revise and submit grant materials
  • Assist with other development activities as needed

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Prior experience with grant-writing and fundraising
  • Prior experience with either AmeriCorps or Peace Corps preferred
  • Comfort working with diverse populations
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines
  • Ability to take initiative and work independently
  • Must be willing to submit to a criminal history check

If interested in position, please email cover letter, resume, and writing sample to Clare Rutz, Director of Development, at clare@americanacc.org. No phone calls please.