Chicanos Por La Causa, Inc.

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Program Instructor

at Chicanos Por La Causa, Inc.

Posted: 4/6/2018
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 1353
Keywords: instructor

Job Description


Work Location: Carl Hayden Community Center 3216 W. Van Buren St. Phoenix, AZ 85009


  

PRIMARY FUNCTIONS

  The Program instructor is responsible for coordinating community service learning opportunities and providing overall support for youth/parents adults (the community) that participates in programs in the community center. S/he will facilitate and develop the program according to assigned curriculum and support the evaluation and continual quality improvement of the program. Work requires the application of initiative and independent judgment within the framework of task. Data entry will be essential to capturing the referral services provided, surveys (pre & post) amongst other data entry. Program Instructor must be available to meet the needs of the community; this may require working some evenings and some weekends.

  

SPECIALIZATIONS

  • Ability to work with culturally diverse population.

  • Ability to manage/present to small/large groups

  • Ability to obtain a level 1 fingerprint clearance card

      

  MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

     
  • Proficient in English and Spanish
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  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer, English, Science,  Technology. Engineering, Arts, Mathematics and/or any related field preferred but not required OR Student attending school towards obtaining a  Bachelor’s degree in related field with 1-2 years of experience
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  • Associate’s degree in a related field listed  above and four (4) years’ work experience.
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  • Proven success in youth  and adult interactions.
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  • Program implementation  experience with youth & adults.
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  • High level of  interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential information.
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  • Ability to interact and  communicate with individuals at all levels of the organization, and  partner organizations.
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  • Ability to foster  diversity and open communication within teams and programs.
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  • Strong verbal and  written communication skills.
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  • Strong analytical and  problem solving skills.
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  • Ability to work  individually as well as part of a high performing team.
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  • Working knowledge of  word processing, spreadsheet, and database software, and web-based computer  programs.
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  • Successful  co-facilitation experience preferred.
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  • Ability to work closely with peers to  implement promising and best practices to ensure program efficiency and  effectiveness.
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 JOB RESPONSIBILITIES AND COMPETENCIES

     
  • Facilitate the program  curriculums in accordance with the training received (if applicable)
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  • Conduct outreach for  recruitment efforts
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  • Maintain  a record of services provided- this includes data of unduplicated number  of clients, types of information provided and produce narrative reports if  needed.
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  • Plan and facilitate  lessons at weekly meetings/workshops.
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  • Facilitate planning and implementation of community activities necessary to meet contract deliverables

  • Maintain healthy and appropriate relationships with youth/adults, focusing on safety, support, interaction, and engagement.

  • Ensure accurate and timely implementation program activities, evaluations and continual quality improvement activities. This includes completion of surveys, data entry, monthly reports (narrative reports) and ensuring participants complete pre- and post-program surveys.

  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date enrollment forms, attendance records, pre and post questionnaires, and service referral records on all youth & adult

     
  • Establish linkages/partnerships  with agencies and service providers in the community
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  • Refer and  connect participants to appropriate service providers in the community  & keep track of referrals
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  • Help build  informal support networks
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  • Other job  related tasks as assigned
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JOB DEMANDS

  Ability to travel statewide if needed. Able to present operational information to personnel at all levels. Interpersonal skills that allow for professional and positive relationships with co-workers, participants, families, and other community members. Good communication skills evidenced by non-judgmental approach, effective listening and positive interactions.

  

 

  


 

Application Instructions

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