Jobs & Volunteer Opportunities 7-25-17 Communities In Schools of Georgia AmeriCorps Communities in Schools of Augusta/Richmond County is a local affiliate of a national non-profit. Our goal is increase graduation rates through providing direct services to students who need the most help. One of the ways we do this is through in-school tutoring. We are looking for tutors who are experienced in and passionate about education! We work both in an elementary school and a high school and are looking tutors for both schools. This will be a one year commitment for a part-time position through Americorps. There is also a education award at the completion of your year that can go toward paying student loans for yourself, your child, or your grandchild.
If this is something you might be interested in please contact Sharon Alias, Site Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org. She can provide details and answer any questions you may have about the opportunity. Please click the file below for more information:
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Date: July 17, 2017 Location: Various Local Schools Help ensure that Georgia’s children are vision ready for school! Prevent Blindness Georgia is hiring part-time staff to vision screen prekindergarten children in schools across Georgia. Screenings are completed at school sites on weekday mornings during the school year. Screener schedules own appointments, completes screening and paperwork at school, then reports screening statistics and conducts follow-up on children who fail screening from home. Certification training is provided by Prevent Blindness Georgia. Reliable transportation and computer/internet access required. Mileage reimbursed. To apply, please send you resume to email@example.com.
7-14-17 New Intermittent Georgia temporary data collector positions () Hiring Range- $20.50-$23.00 Work Schedule-Part time hours per week will be intermittent throughout the year, depending on data collection schedules and will vary from 0 to 40. Proposed Start Date August 7, 2017 Duration: 12 months or less Positions open date: ASAP Close date: 7/21/17
Number of hires associated with this posting: 10 Description of work: The FPG Child Development Institute is conducting a longitudinal study of Georgia’s Pre-K Program designed to examine program quality and outcomes for participating children. Responsibilities include gathering, preparing, managing, organizing, and summarizing data for the study. Data can include child assessments, classroom observations, surveys, and other information as needed. Candidates who are bilingual in Spanish and English are especially encouraged to apply, although this is not a requirement for the position.
Position responsibilities: Data Collection - This function includes: Training to reliability on data collection procedures and measures and maintaining reliability throughout the project Accurately collect data on tablets, according to protocol Contacting participating sites and teachers for scheduling and coordinating data collection appointments Logging scheduling and travel information and updating key information using the project website Preparing data collection forms prior to site visits Collecting data (e.g., child assessments, classroom observations, and surveys) in third-grade classrooms Interviewing study participants as needed Completing all data collection forms carefully, accurately, and thoroughly Following detailed instructions to collect data according to study protocol Working within a team of data collectors to ensure data collection is completed to a high degree of accuracy and in a timely manner Data Management - This function involves: Scoring data, reviewing for accuracy, and cleaning data after completion Ensuring that all data are identified and labeled correctly Entering data as needed Maintaining records on the status of study data according to project protocol; tracking data on project website as required Organizing and maintaining secure temporary data storage Reviewing entered data for possible errors and verifying data entry as needed Maintaining confidentiality regarding data and participants Mailing data to FPG according to project protocol and timeline General project duties - This function involves: Participation on data collector conference calls Communicating regularly with your supervisor and other FPG team members in Chapel Hill, NC via conference calls, other telephone contacts, e-mail, and project website as needed Tracking documents distributed to assigned students and teachers Completing travel and per diem reimbursement documentation accurately and submitting to FPG administration staff weekly Completing additional tasks (e.g., attend additional training or meetings, participating in basic project planning) as assigned by your supervisor Maintaining supplies of materials needed for data collection and communicating needs for additional supplies to FPG team members in a timely manner Other project related tasks, as needed Education and Experience: Bachelor’s degree, preferably in early childhood, psychology, education, human development, or related fields. Experience in collecting data, preferably conducting individual child assessment, is required. Experience with young children is required. Reliable car and valid driver’s license required. Willingness to travel to all areas in Georgia. Work will include some overnight trips. Work will require availability to collect data during school hours. Candidate must have ongoing computer and internet access and must be able to use MS Word, Excel, email, and the internet for web-based databases. Must be highly organized, detail-oriented and have excellent communication and time management skills. Strong preference for candidates with experience in conducting child assessments or classroom observations using standardized measures. Candidates living in all areas of Georgia (Northern, Middle/Central, and Southern) are encouraged to apply.
Special Physical and Mental Requirements: Position requires ability to travel to and from community locations which could include walkways and stairs; sit in a chair or on the floor at child-eye level for up to one hour at a time several times each day; and stand up for periods of time, kneel, and reach. Visual attention, mental concentration, and manipulative skills are required during classroom observation to accurately observe the interactions between the teachers and children, take notes, and score measures. Approved DMV background check is required.
7-14-17 Want to make a difference in a child’s life? In your own? Then join the volunteer team at LaAmistad.
LaAmistad is a volunteer-led afterschool program that encompasses tutoring and mentoring for Latino students. We work to improve the academic performance and individual educational needs of each child. We have eight locations throughout Atlanta where we promote academic excellence. We would love to talk with you in more detail about how you can become involved with our organization and help us prepare our students for success. For more information, please contact Carla Phillips at 404 842.5821 or firstname.lastname@example.org
5-17-17 Job Purpose: Instructors will bring medicine, science, and the importance of health to children ages 4-10 in an entertaining, exciting and fun way by utilizing our proprietary curriculum developed by a team of board certified physicians. Instructors will provide a safe environment conducive to learning, while keeping staff informed in the process. Duties: · Responsible for signing up for open classes and must be committed to teaching that class for its duration. · Flexibility for teaching 6, 8, or 12 week programs, that meet one day a week for an hour. As well as teaching birthday parties, special events and summer camps. · Arrives 15 minutes before the class begins to check in with the school or venue and get classroom ready. · Instructor is responsible for learning the proprietary curriculum and activities by attending training. · Works with Coordinator to facilitate the pick-up and delivery of materials used in Little Medical School courses. · Maintains safe, secure, and healthy educational environment by establishing, following, and enforcing established written standards and procedures; complying with legal regulations. · Driving to and from different schools and venues throughout metro Atlanta. Requirements: · Must be reliable · Must have experience working with children · Pass a background check · Outgoing personality · Verbal communication · Resolves conflict quickly · Presentation skills · Self-motivated · Good listening skills · Keep proprietary curriculum confidential · Reliable transportation Job Type: Part-time Salary: $13.00 /hour Required education: Associate Required license or certification: Valid Driver’s license Job Location: Atlanta, GA
3-29-17 Retired for Opportunities Teaching Interested in CHOOSING when you work? Join our staffing agency! We service In-town, South and East Atlanta early childhood learning centers with temporary staff. Substitute when you’re available, where you’re willing to drive and with the age group(s) you prefer! Email (email@example.com) us the following information: Your hours of availability (M-F) Age(s) you prefer to work with (ranging from newborns to Pre-k) Your resume Compensation: $9/HR
2-17-2017 I am Tisha Williams Recruitment & Retention Coordinator at Creative Community Service. We are seeking retired educators who love children and want to see them excel in life. Do you possess the following? -A sense of humor -A warm and nurturing spirit -Resilience to cope with a range of challenging behaviors -Boundaries to make a child feel safe and cared for -Patience to work with children at their own pace to overcome problems and realize their full potential If you answered yes to the above questions, you are who we are looking for! Today, there are over 11,000 children in the foster care system in Georgia A large percentage are over the age of (10) and not likely to be adopted They are afraid, alone and not sure where they will be tomorrow Many come from a background of abuse and neglect.
Our goal is to provide loving homes and resources to these children and we want you to have the opportunity to change a life by fostering. There are also volunteer opportunities available. We are located at 4487 North Park Drive Ste. A Norcross, GA 30093. For further inquiries about fostering or other opportunities, please contact Tisha Williams at 770-469-6226 or visit our website at www.ccsgeorgia.org. Like us on Facebook and follow us on Instagram or Twitter.
1-09-2017 Agape Academy daycare and aftercare is seeking retired Educators who still has that burning passion to help nurture our children into great men and women of tomorrow and want to earn extra income. We are looking for full and part time teachers for ages 2.5 to school age. We are a Christian based school located at 2704 Centerville Hwy in Snellville. For more information, please contact Nathaleen at 678-691-3882 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
12-02-2016 English as a Second Language Instructor (Volunteer) 2 Days a week- Tuesdays and Wednesdays (10:00am to 1:00pm) Location: Marietta, GA
Job Duties: -Create lesson plans to teach non-native speakers to read, write and speak English, -Help students learn English grammar, pronunciation and conversational skills, -Prepare classroom activities which allow students to learn English in real life contexts, -Provide a stimulating and engaging learning experience -Create spreadsheets -Assist with pre and post testing
11-21-2016 West Metro Driving School is seeking retired educators who want to earn extra income as a licensed driving instructor. Driving instructors teach both driving theory and hands-on, behind the wheel instruction following a state-approved curriculum. Instructors have flexible hours and create their own schedule. Work with other professionals while having the opportunity to teach teens and adults a valuable life skill.
Position Information Location: West Metro Driving School is located in the East Paulding area on Dallas Highway. The majority of driving instruction will take place in Paulding County, West Cobb, and North Douglas County. It helps if you are familiar with Paulding and Cobb Counties! Availability Needed: We are seeking instructors for Evenings, Weekdays, Weekend or School Break instruction. Instructors set their own hours and availability, so scheduling is flexible year-round.
About West Metro Driving School We are a family friendly, personalized driving school with a positive relationship with the community. Our mission is to provide the best driving instruction experience possible for new drivers in the State of Georgia.
Position Details Driving instructors work with parents, students and the school office to instruct students during hands-on, behind the wheel driving. Instructors follow instructional guidelines from the State of Georgia to complete a required behind the wheel driving curriculum, as well as the instruction goals of West Metro Driving School. The ideal candidate for this position will have an interest in the teaching of practical skills of driving, will be able to work with students with of all ages but primarily teens, and enjoys helping others develop their abilities.
Any candidates considered for this position will need the following: - Outstanding written and spoken communication skills - A love for teaching and helping others acquire new skills - Will need to meet the requirements of the State of Georgia for driving instructors - Will be required to pass a background check and other similar requirements - Must have Bachelors degree in Education or related field.
For more information on this position and to set a time to get to know the school and our team, please contact our office at 770-443-1644, Monday-Friday, 10AM-6PM. You can also contact us by e-mail at email@example.com
10-21-2016 After-School Enrichment Program >>Click HERE<< to view flyer NOW HIRING!!! IMMEDIATE OPENINGS Positions Available: Group Leaders Where: South Fulton County Time: 2pm – 7pm Monday - Friday Compensation: $10.00 + /hour [commensurate with experience/education] Requirements: Must have at least 1-year experience working with children ages Birth - 12 yrs old Must meet BFTS staff requirements Must obtain a local Criminal Records Check (Purpose Code W) and willing to later obtain COGENT finger printing Qualified applicants email your resume to: hr@APECprep.com OR contact Ciara Phillips @ 470-231-6177
10-17-2016 Lead Volunteer Position LaAmistad Mission To support Latino students and their families by providing a comprehensive support system through tutoring, mentoring, and resources that promotes academic, physical, and personal growth.
Location: Lead Volunteers work out of a current LaAmistad site and report to the Site Director.
Responsibilities: Under the supervision of the Site Director, the Lead Volunteer will plan and/or facilitate tutoring sessions for student of the LaAmistad after school program. All tutoring is done on site. • Meet and greet volunteers • Upon arrival, ensure that students are sitting down and completing their homework forms. • Maintain order in the classroom. • Lead the daily journaling exercise. • For 1st or 2nd grade classrooms, post spelling words in the classroom for the week. • Have students clean up the room. • Ensure that the Lead Volunteer Checklist is returned.
Length of Assignment: After a Lead Volunteer has been matched with a grade level, the volunteer should plan to work with that grade level for at least one school semester.
Qualifications: We require that our tutors are sensitive and adaptable to learner’s differences and needs; acceptable of people from different cultures, backgrounds and ages; committed to bettering lives through education and possess a healthy dose of patience and enthusiasm! All prospective tutors must submit an online application form and successfully complete a background check screening.
Training: Training for new volunteers is scheduled once per month, however, tutors may start prior to scheduled training.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Ability to work with elementary, middle or high school students of Hispanic/Latino backgrounds. Tutors must retain good interpersonal and organizational skills; characteristics of responsibility; a desire to help others; discretion, and flexibility. Possess knowledge of basic academic skill application and the ability to demonstrate the successful function of various academic skills. Ability to work independently applying critical thinking skills and problem solving to various situations.
Benefits of participating as a Lead Volunteer: • Satisfaction of helping our youth succeed and thrive academically. • Participation in a successful program with other active, interesting volunteers. • Encouragement and recognition for your efforts. • Be a part of LaAmistad’s success and growth, we love our volunteers!
If you are interested in this volunteer opportunity or would like additional information, please contact Carla Phillips, Volunteer Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Volunteer Tutor Position LaAmistad Mission To support Latino students and their families by providing a comprehensive support system through tutoring, mentoring, and resources that promotes academic, physical, and personal growth. Location:
Tutors work out of a current LaAmistad site and report to the Site Director.
Responsibilities: Under the supervision of the Site Director, the Tutor will facilitate tutoring sessions for elementary, middle or high school students. All tutoring is done on site. Length of Assignment Schedule is to be determined by the Tutor and Site Director. Most tutors participate in the program once a week. After a volunteer has been matched with a grade level, the Volunteer should plan to work with that grade level for that day. Tutoring follows the school district calendar. Qualifications: We require that our tutors are sensitive and adaptable to learner’s differences and needs; acceptable of people from different cultures, backgrounds and ages; committed to bettering lives through education and possess a healthy dose of patience and enthusiasm! All prospective tutors must submit an online application form and successfully complete a background check screening. Training: Training for new volunteers is scheduled once per month, however, tutors may start prior to scheduled training. Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Ability to work with elementary, middle or high school students of Hispanic/Latino backgrounds. Tutors must retain good interpersonal and organizational skills; characteristics of responsibility; a desire to help others; discretion, and flexibility. Possess knowledge of basic academic skill application and the ability to demonstrate the successful function of various academic skills. Ability to work independently applying critical thinking skills and problem solving to various situations. Benefits of participating as a tutor: • Satisfaction of helping our youth succeed and thrive academically. • Participation in a successful program with other active, interesting volunteers. • Encouragement and recognition for your efforts. • Be a part of LaAmistad’s success and growth, we love our volunteers! If you are interested in this volunteer opportunity or would like additional information, please contact Carla Phillips, Volunteer Coordinator at email@example.com
9-21-2016 The American Red Cross of Georgia is looking for highly qualified volunteer instructors for The Pillowcase Project. This is a national youth preparedness program that focuses on teaching emergency preparedness, fire prevention and emergency kit building for 3rd to 5th grade students. The program is funded by Disney and all the supplies are offered through the program.
American Red Cross of Georgia 1955 Monroe Drive, NE Atlanta, GA 30324 404-575-3177 (main)
8-26-2016 Teacher Observer – Atlanta, GA EL Education has partnered with Mathematica Policy Research, a nationally recognized social policy research company, to conduct an evaluation of the EL Education Teacher Potential Project. The project aims to assess the impact of EL Education’s Common Core-aligned English Language Arts (ELA) curriculum and professional development program on novice teachers of grades 4-8. In order to evaluate the effectiveness of the project, we will collect information from the teachers and their school districts through teacher surveys, teacher observations, student writing and student records. We are seeking experienced ELA teachers to conduct these observations in schools in Atlanta, GA in the fall of 2016 and spring of 2017. The observations will occur in the teachers’ ELA classes. We will train observers to use a specific protocol, which was developed by Mathematica, to examine teachers’ instructional practices and classroom participation when conducting observations. More information about the study can be found on Mathematica’s website: https://www.mathematica-mpr.com/our-publications-and-findings/projects/expeditionary-learning-schools-and-professional-development We offer: • Flexible work schedule • Starting rate of $20 per hour • Mileage reimbu