Vacancy Computer Skills Class Lead Teacher NEEDED ASAP-Class to start at end of March/Beginning of April

Ad type: volunteer opportunities
Company: Irish International Immigrant Center
City: Boston, MA
Workplace street: Boston, MA
Category: Technology Support, Web Design
Employment: Volunteer Opportunity
Work schedule: A few hours per week
Posted: 22 Sep 2019
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Job description

Seeking lead teacher asap as original volunteer teacher had to pull out at the last minute! Email straight away if interested. Thank you :-)

The Irish International Immigrant Center seeks a highly motivated and organized person who can instruct English language learners in our Career Advancement (Computer Skills) courses. The Lead Computer Teacher will be responsible for teaching the students in the class, who will be immigrants and non-native English speakers. Topics to be taught include, but at not limited to: internet research and navigation, email 101, resume and other job-readiness document creations and edits, basic Microsoft Word and Excel, Google Apps, and typing skills.

This position offers a wonderful opportunity for someone interested in immigration or social justice to become part of a team of people dedicated to helping newcomers to this country. This is a chance to make a difference in the lives of immigrants and to gain an appreciation for diverse cultures while being part of an organization strongly rooted in its Irish culture.


Time Commitment: 2-4 hours per week, one evening a week (Class is scheduled for Thursday evening from 6-8pm) for 10 weeks

Start date: ASAP

Duties/Responsibilities:

High level of knowledge and comfort with basic computer skills and applications, including Microsoft Office products, and Google Apps.

Possess the ability to convey this knowledge to others


Skills/Qualifications:

  • Ability to be patient with students who have accents and/or do not speak English fluently
  • Ability to work well with other volunteers/instructors
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills necessary
  • Ability to effectively handle multiple tasks and work independently
  • An ability and enthusiasm to pass on knowledge of computers to others
  • Bilingual helpful, but not required
  • A commitment to the overall mission and values of IIIC

  • HOW TO APPLY:

    Please email your resume to volunteering@iiicenter.org. You also need to complete our online application form, which can be found at: https://fs24.formsite.com/koboyleiicenterorg/form1/index.html.

    ABOUT THE IRISH INTERNATIONAL IMMIGRANT CENTER

    We empower over 3,500 immigrants and refugees annually from more than 120 countries by providing the legal, wellness and educational support they need to build successful lives. Building on our Irish roots of welcoming others and social justice, we help newcomers find community, and we stand up for immigration policies that are humane and just. America is a nation of immigrants, and despite the current political climate, we are proud to continue the tradition of welcoming immigrants to this country and working together to create a better future for all.

    Our vision is of a society where all people are welcomed and valued and enjoy equal opportunities and protections. Rooted in the Irish tradition of hospitality, we work to create a safe and welcoming place for people from around the world who come to our Center.

    For more information on the Irish International Immigrant Center, please visit www.iiicenter.org


    The Irish International Immigrant Center, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages candidates of diverse backgrounds and languages to apply.





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