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  • Full Time
  • St. Louis City
  • Salary: $15 per hour
  • Organization Type: Education

Immigrant Home English Learning Program

Immigrant Home English Learning Program (IHELP)

IHELP’s mission is to empower foreign-born adults by providing individualized, in-home English language education and tools for effective navigation of the community.

Our vision is a diverse and inclusive community where all immigrants are empowered through language.

Core Values

Growth: We celebrate the strength and resilience of our community members and provide opportunities to question, learn, develop skills, and build confidence as they work towards their personal goals.

Connection: We dismantle societal barriers through personal relationships. We are dedicated to building mutually beneficial partnerships with like-minded organizations and individuals.

Equity: We foster conditions for equity by increasing the agency of English language learners.

Community: Everyone benefits from uniting those who are well-established in the community with those who are longing to more fully participate.

Life-long Learnership and Cultural Humility: There are many complex issues of racial, economic and cultural justice and they affect each of us differently. We have much to learn and are committed to ongoing growth and understanding. Like our students, who engage with a desire and willingness to learn, we will remain open-minded, humble, and reflective with our education. We commit to put gained knowledge into action for increased justice and equity in our work and within our shared world community.

Job Title:  Program Coordinator  

Full-Time:  40 hours per week

Compensation:  $15 per hour plus benefit package

Job Location: Hybrid of remote and in-office work. Presence at our offices at 5021 Adkins Ave., St. Louis will be required.

Job Summary: Position will serve as a coordinator in the program department. Responsibilities include working and communicating with volunteers and students in the program, coordinating student and teacher matches, training volunteers, data entry and event support. Responsibilities will be coordinated and supervised by the Program Manager.

Primary Duties:

  •  Student & volunteer management, training, and support
  •  In-home student interviews and assessments
  • Recruitment of volunteers
  • Update and maintain volunteer and student tracking database
  •  Data analysis of program assessments and measurable outcomes
  • Assist in addressing individual student needs and connecting to other resources
  • Collaborate with other staff members in addressing equity within the organization and community.
  • Support volunteer recognition and student events
  • Support of annual organization events, Toast to IHELP & Trivia Night
  •  Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Must have a college degree or 4 years of applicable experience
  • Strong interpersonal skills with an emphasis on phone calling and working with diverse cultural backgrounds
  • Strong organizational ability
  • Task-oriented with ability to switch focus as needed
  • Commitment to organizational values
  • Some evenings and weekends required
  • Driver’s License and reliable transportation is required
  • Presence in our office space will be required
  • Proficiency in Google Documents, Microsoft Office Word and Excel
  • ESL background preferred, but not required
  • Second language, helpful but not required

To apply for this position: Send a cover letter and resume to jobs@ihelpstl.org by September 20, 2021. Please no phone calls.