Career Development Coach

The Literacy Coalition of Central Texas

About the organization

The Literacy Coalition of Central Texas breaks the cycle of intergenerational poverty through comprehensive literacy services.
Literacy is more than knowing how to read. Literacy is opportunity and access. Being literate means having the necessary skills in your toolkit to become self-sufficient within your community.

At the Literacy Coalition, we believe everyone should have the tools they need to reach their full potential, which is why our services and partnerships create a bridge to opportunity.

Our Literacy Programs Build:
• Adult literacy
• Career Development literacy
• Family literacy

Amplifying Our Work
• AmeriCorps Placements
Literacy Coalition trains and places Texas Family Literacy AmeriCorps and VISTA AmeriCorps members in organizations across Texas communities.
• Training Providers
Literacy Coalition develops cutting edge trainings and resources to share with literacy organizations to amplify their work and impact.
• Creating Partnerships

Duties

Career Development job coaches work with clients of local nonprofits to help them improve their current employment situation. We provide our members with a professional job skill-centered curriculum and training. Members will have opportunities to plan special events for their clients & community. They coordinate with the Career Development Program Manager to connect with local employers. Job coaches meet regularly to share best practices with members.

This position is a good fit for individuals wanting to learn about event planning and community outreach in addition to teaching. Some job coach placements require language proficiency in French and/or Spanish.

Our term of service lasts for 8 months as a full-time position. You will receive free health benefits and many professional development sessions. The trainings we offer will help you develop teaching skills and other important skills - such as networking and resume writing. Finally, once you complete your term of service you will receive an education award of $4,441. The education award can be used to pay off student loans or to pay for future schooling.

Qualifications

High school degree or HSE, Willingness to complete a term of national service

Salary

1544/mo

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

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