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Immigrant Youth Program Officer

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Liberty's Promise
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Alexandria, VA
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Published 6 days ago

Overview

 

Liberty's Promise (www.libertyspromise.org) is a nonprofit dedicated to supporting low-income, immigrant youth, ages 15-21, through our after-school civic engagement programs and professional internship programs. Civics and Citizenship is a program for immigrant youth of all backgrounds focusing on college access, career readiness, and civic engagement. Civic Engagement for Beginning English Language Learners (CE-BELL) serves Hispanic youth with no or little English language skills, and is conducted entirely in Spanish. The successful candidate will be part of a dynamic team of 17 and will work at our office location in the mornings, and in the afternoons be onsite (twice weekly, 20 weeks annually) at their respective schools. * Due to necessary travel between program sites, applicants should have their own car.

 

* Positions are currently remote due to COVID-19


Position Summary

 

We are currently seeking an energetic and dedicated full-time Program Officer to run Civics and Citizenship and CE-BELL after-school programs in Fairfax County, VA. Each Program Officer is responsible for the implementation of two programs. Applicants must have oral and written fluency in English and Spanish as the CE-BELL program is conducted entirely in Spanish. All applicants must have substantial and successful experience working with adolescents, preferably in a multicultural environment. The positions are open until filled.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

 

Your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

 

·      Develop curriculum and manage an after-school civic engagement program for low-income, immigrant youth at two local high schools

·      Coordinate and manage year-round professional internship program for youth

·      Organize and schedule guest speakers, field trips, and eight-week internships

·      Meet and assist youth with leadership, internship, job, college, and scholarship applications

·      Develop relationships with public schools, local organizations, and government agencies

·      Draft and edit grant proposals and reports

·      Work with public schools to promote and host after-school programs

·      Track and update program outcomes and statistics using Microsoft Excel and our youth database

 

Position Qualifications:

 

·      Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university

·      Comfortable working in a small office environment

·      Must exhibit flexibility, reliability, exceptional professionalism, and a strong work ethic

·      Exemplary written and verbal communication skills

·      Ability to think on your feet and find solutions to unanticipated problems

·      Ability to function independently and as a member of a team

·      Comfortable being a “jack of all trades,” and has a great sense of humor

·      Deep belief in Liberty’s Promise mission, vision, and values

·      Dedication to working with youth and helping our organization grow over the long term


EOE M/F/D/V

 

How to Apply:

 

Please email a resume, cover letter, and three references to: careers@libertyspromise.org with the Subject Line “LP Program Officer"

Overview

 

Liberty's Promise (www.libertyspromise.org) is a nonprofit dedicated to supporting low-income, immigrant youth, ages 15-21, through our after-school civic engagement programs and professional internship programs. Civics and…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Application Deadline
    May 21, 2021
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required

Salary

$38,000

Benefits

Liberty's Promise offers 80% paid health care benefits (if desired), a competitive vacation and sick package, life insurance, and a monthly transportation stipend. 

Liberty's Promise offers 80% paid health care benefits (if desired), a competitive vacation and sick package, life insurance, and a monthly transportation stipend. 

Level of Language Proficiency

Written and oral fluency in Spanish is required.

Written and oral fluency in Spanish is required.

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Alexandria, VA
Associated Location
Alexandria, VA, USA

How to Apply

Please email a resume, cover letter, and three references to: careers@libertyspromise.org with the Subject Line “LP Program Officer" to be considered for the positions.

Please email a resume, cover letter, and three references to: careers@libertyspromise.org with the Subject Line “LP Program Officer" to be considered for the positions.

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