Erie Neighborhood House
Erie Neighborhood House is a progressive social service agency serving the Chicago metropolitan area and dedicated to promoting a just and inclusive society. Our Little Village READS program, a volunteer driven after-school literacy intervention program for 1 st -3 rd graders in need of additional reading support, is seeking a full-time (40 hours a week) READS Program Facilitator for its Little Village Site; this is a 40 hour a week position, Monday through Friday, 9:30am-5:30pm. Some morning and evening hours required. Reporting to the Literacy Coordinator, the READS program facilitator basic function is to manage the day to day programing requirements of the READS program. Position Responsibilities Be onsite during program time to work with students and volunteers, facilitate daily activities and encourage student participation. Recruit volunteers by maintaining online presence, attending college volunteer fairs, and building relationships with volunteer organizations. Communicate with volunteers on a daily basis. Maintain productive working relationship with parents, teachers and partner schools in order to provide holistic, inclusive literacy services. Ensure all food, fire and safety requirement are met and files properly maintained. With the help of the Literacy coordinator create daily lesson plans that target students’ instructional reading level and reflect researched-based practices and interactive learning while addressing the diverse needs of learners. Promote an inclusive and safe class community where students’ experiences and assets are resources for learning. With the help of the Literacy Coordinator plan, promote and facilitate family reading nights. Track student progress and success through the Fountas&Pinnell Baseline Assessment System and alternative methods. (Will be trained in administering assessment) Maintain and submit attendance records weekly. Document outcomes and student successes in ETO (efforts to outcomes) data base. Maintain supplies and collaborate with ordering. Participate in regular Erie Neighborhood House staff meetings, curriculum meetings, and events. Participate in professional development activities. Perform other related duties as necessary. Work collaboratively with READS interns and other site programs and staff. Please forward your resume, cover letter and a list of three professional references by: Tuesday, February 27, 2018 to: Ms. Gloria Razo Staff Development Manager Erie Neighborhood House Email: email@example.com NO TELEPHONE CALLS PLEASE! ERIE NEIGHBORHOOD HOUSE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER ACCREDITED BY NAEYC & NATIONAL AFTERSCHOOL ASSOCIATION; RECOGNIZED BY BOARD OF IMMIGRATION APPEALS UNITED WAY MEMBER Qualifications and Requirements: A Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Youth Development or related field required, Ability to work well with a diverse group of learners, collaborate with the Erie team and volunteer tutors, and perform program administrative duties. Commitment to social justice and sensitivity to the assets and challenges of a diverse group of adult learners. Spanish fluency is a plus
Erie Neighborhood House
Website : http://www.eriehouse.org
Erie Neighborhood House empowers Latino and diverse low-income communities to reach their fullest potential with a range of award-winning educational programs for all ages. Our mission is to promote a just and inclusive society by strengthening low-income, primarily Latino families through skill-building, access to critical resources, advocacy and collaborative action. Established in 1870 in the settlement house tradition, Erie House evolved into one of the first comprehensive social service agencies in Chicago and is now a recognized nonprofit leader. Erie's educational programs reach over 5,000 participants annually, providing a pathway to success and strengthening communities.