AmeriCorps Classroom Assistant

American Youthworks

About the organization

The mission of American YouthWorks is to provide young people with opportunities to build careers, strengthen communities, and improve the environment through education, on-the-job training, and service to others.


YouthBuild Austin of American Youthworks (AYW) is a national leader, combining green building with affordable housing & education. Our YouthBuild Program works with unemployed youth who are not in school, ages 16-24, to complete their GED or HSD, combined with hands-on job training and personal development. Students spend half their day in the classroom and half in a vocational track. This is a full-time position. Classroom Assistant/Teacher’s Aides will spend their time assisting program teachers and staff in the GED and High School Diploma Classroom, and/or New Start Classroom. Members serving as Classroom Assistants/Teacher’s Aides lead, facilitate, and participate in classroom activities to support and guide participants in the successful completion of projects, certifications, and GED/HSD attainment. Full-time AmeriCorps members will provide support, guidance, and encouragement in the development of youth leadership and personal development skills for YouthBuild Austin participants


GED/High School Diploma (some college preferred) must be between the ages of 18-28



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