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Immigrant Youth Program Officer

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Liberty's Promise
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Kensington, MD
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Published 14 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. Civic Engagement for Beginning English-Language Learners is a program for immigrant youth of Latin American background focusing on college access, career readiness, and civic engagement. 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.


Position Summary

We are currently seeking an energetic and dedicated full-time Program Officer to run our after-school programs in Montgomery County, MD. Each Program Officer is responsible for the implementation of a program at two high schools. All applicants must have substantial and successful experience working with adolescents, preferably in a multicultural environment. The positions are open until filled.

Nuestro programa CE-BELL (Compromiso Cívico para Principiantes Aprendices del Idioma Inglés) fue diseñada para apoyar a jóvenes hispanohablantes y brindarles la oportunidad para aprender la misma información que proporcionamos en Civics and Citizenship mientras todavía están aprendiendo el inglés. El programa CE-BELL se dirige completamente en español, pero tiene el mismo objetivo: ayudar a los participantes a sentir que son parte de su nueva comunidad, enseñarles sobre cultura y costumbres estadounidenses, y prepararles para graduarse y conseguir el trabajo que desean.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

 

Your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

 ·      Develop curriculum and manage an after-school civic engagement programs 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:


 ·     Spanish-language fluency

·      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 in English and in Spanish

·      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. Civic…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    February 16, 2022
  • Application Deadline
    February 4, 2022
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
Salary
See below
$38,000

Benefits

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

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

Level of Language Proficiency

Spanish-language fluency is required for the position.

Spanish-language fluency is required for the position.

Location

On-site
10400 Connecticut Ave, Kensington, MD 20895, USA
Suite 604

How to Apply

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

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