After-School Youth Program High School Instructor (Part-time)

Washington, DC
January 23, 2023

About Us:

Many Languages One Voice (MLOV), founded in 2012, fosters leadership and facilitates community-led initiatives to increase the meaningful inclusion and civic participation of people in the District of Columbia who do not speak English as their primary language in decisions that impact their lives. We approach this by using uniquely integrated strategies that raise awareness of, educate, consult with, advocate for, and organize around the rights of the District’s immigrant community of limited and non-English speakers.

Youth Program High School Instructor: The MLOV Youth Program High School instructor will be responsible for delivering lessons for MLOV’s After-School Youth Program aimed at youth in grades 9 - 11, in partnership with other MLOV program staff and/or volunteers. The MLOV After-School Program High School instructor is responsible for the development, growth, goal setting, and goal accomplishment of Youth Program participants.

This is a part-time (10 hours/week) hourly, temporary position from January 2023 - June 2023, with the possibility of extension as a full-time role for the summer (late June - mid August). Payment range for this role is at least $22 per hour. Candidates must be available in-person on Mondays and Wednesdays from 4:00pm - 7:30pm, and for team meetings (remote and in-person) as needed.

Overview of responsibilities:

  • The Youth Program High School instructor will be responsible for implementing youth program lessons on Mondays and Wednesdays, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm on topics provided by MLOV;
  • Using resources provided by MLOV and/or obtained through independent resources, implement meaningful and interactive activities for youth program participants;
  • Establish rapport with youth who identify as immigrants or children of immigrants;
  • Assist with program set-up and tear-down before and after session;
  • Collaborate in the development of lesson plans;
  • Maintain a safe and supportive environment for all youth during lessons;
  • Adhere to all program and MLOV organizational policies;

An ideal candidate characteristics:

  • At least some post-secondary studies with focus in education, political science, sociology, social work, or related fields;
  • At least 1 year of experience working directly with immigrant youth;
  • Experience training groups of youth from under-resourced communities;
  • Understanding of and experience with community organizing;
  • Bilingual (English-Spanish) preferred;
  • Is a self-starter, motivated and organized;
  • Team player and excellent communication skills;

Required candidate characteristics:

  • Possesses or willing to undergo the following background checks and certifications:
    - Current check from DC Child and Family Services Agency (CFSA) Child Protection Registry (CPR)
    - Current check from Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Criminal Background Check
    - Current check from Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) Criminal Background Check, and
    - Current check from National Sex Offender Registry (NSO).
    - Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certification

We recognize that women and people of color may be less likely to apply for jobs unless they believe they meet every one of the qualifications as described in a job description. MLOV is most interested in finding the best candidate for the job. We would encourage you to apply, even if you do not believe you meet every one of the qualifications described.

Important to Know: Many Languages One Voice is an equal opportunity employer. We value a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. MLOV encourages applications from all qualified individuals without regard to arrest or conviction, race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, disability, and veteran status. Black and Indigenous people, Immigrants, and other people of color are strongly encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to applicants who live in Washington, DC and understand its unique policy landscape.

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