Instructor

Part-time
BronxWorks
Description

BronxWorks helps individuals and families improve their economic and social well-being. From toddlers to seniors, we feed, shelter, teach, and support our neighbors to build a stronger community. In all aspects of our work, we strive for the highest ethical and performance standards and guided by the belief that people are to be treated with dignity and respect regardless of their present situation or past experiences. We have 37 locations throughout the borough providing a variety of programs that offer assistance in the areas of family, children and youth support, educational services, elder care, homelessness, mental health, and workforce development. We are an employer of choice for anyone interested in a meaningful career in the social services field.

RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Under the direction of the Education Coordinator to support the academic goals of the Young Adult Literacy and EXCEL program. 
  • Help ensure for high quality programming. Offer input on program goals, program design, and evaluations of program activities. 
  • Create a nurturing and supportive environment for the participants. 
  • Work with the leadership team to plan and facilitate staff meetings, orientation, trips, events, etc. 
  • Develop and build relationships with parents and families of program participants. 
  • Attend internal and external agency meetings and training. 
  • Submit reports as required including monthly reports to supervisor. 
  • Perform additional duties as assigned by manager. 

QUALIFICATIONS 

  • Bachelor’s degree in education or a related field of study. 
  • Certificate in Adult Literacy preferred but not required. 
  • A minimum of at least two years of experience in an educational setting, high school or college preferred. 
  • Strong oral and written communication, time management and organizational skills are necessary. 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite and other standard business technology is required.  

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS 

  • Ability to use a computer for prolonged periods. 
  • Ability to occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. 
  • Ability to stand, walk, or sit for long periods of time. 
  • Ability to climb five flights of stairs, if required to conduct home visits and/or fieldwork. 
  • Ability to bend and retrieve objects and/or documents. 
  • Ability to travel in the boroughs of New York City and its adjacent counties via public transportation. 
  • Ability to travel for a minimum of 1 mile within a reasonable amount of time and in all types of weather, including inclement weather, if required to conduct home visits and/or field work. 

BronxWorks seeks to build an inclusive organization grounded in respect for differences. BronxWorks is committed to equal employment opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to qualified candidates and employees pursuant to applicable law. This commitment applies to all terms, conditions, and privileges of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, compensation, training and employee development, placement, promotion, demotion, upgrading, downgrading, transfer, layoff and termination. We value and encourage diversity and solicit applications from all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, gender, sex, age, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, military and veteran status, gender identity or expression, genetic information, status as a victim of domestic violence, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. If you require reasonable accommodation as part of the application process, please contact hrbenefits@bronxworks.org.