Adult Education Instructor, Workforce Development
CAMBA's comprehensive Workforce Development and Refugee Services programs annually provide over 1,800 low income community members with employment, education, training, benefits access, financial literacy and English language services. CAMBA specializes in assisting those with special barriers to employment including low skilled workers, long-term unemployed, immigrants and refugees, limited English speakers, formerly homeless, seniors, formerly incarcerated, trauma survivors and victims of human trafficking. These programs are performance-based, and success is measured by meeting enrollment, employment placement, training, retention, and case management goals.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: The person filling this position is expected to: (1) research and develop instructional materials and lesson plans; and, (2) instruct adults in academic and/or nonacademic subjects in order to develop and/or enhance their employment skills.
- Provide classroom instruction on the subject of the course (i.e. Understanding the American Workplace or Vocational Skills etc.)
- Manage the classroom effectively to maximize client learning.
- Communicate with CAMBA career advisors, case managers, counselors, etc. regarding apparent barriers to client success (e.g., child daycare needs, possible health/housing issues, etc.)
- Assist clients to write and/or enhance their resume.
- Refer clients to other CAMBA services to assist clients in eliminating barriers to success.
- In coordination with job developers and career advisors, refer and track clients' employment interviews and status of interviews.
MINIMUM EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
Bachelor's degree and one year of applicable experience and/or equivalent experience
- Teaching style must be hands-on, interactive, and participatory (not lecture based).
- Demonstrated ability to work with immigrant, refugee and asylee populations.
- Bilingual or multilingual is a plus (i.e., French, Arabic, Tibetan, Fulani or Russian).