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Job Opportunities

CCC is recruiting for the 2011-2012 program year!  Please click on the position descriptions below for details about current openings and instructions for how to apply.

Workshop Facilitator

 Job Description

Are you an enthusiastic and skilled classroom instructor who is passionate about helping youth? College & Career Connections is recruiting for the 2011-2012 school year and we’d like YOU to join our program team!

Workshop Facilitator Job Description: Workshop facilitators deliver CCC’s signature OnTrack! Program to an assigned cohort of students every other week at a designated school site throughout the 2010-2011 school year. CCC provides a curriculum for facilitators to teach and training to ensure quality and consistency in delivery. Each workshop (12 in all) will require one hour of instruction every other week, usually during the school day. Facilitators will also be required to attend training meetings, provide feedback about program implementation, and be evaluated by Director of Programming and Site Coordinators.

Primary Responsibilities:

- Ensure that CCC’s curriculum is delivered professionally and effectively to meet desired learning objectives

- Maintain classroom management within a class of approx. 30 8th or 9th grade students

- Arrive punctually to school sites and expertly manage time during the course of the workshops to ensure that all aspects of the lesson plan are delivered

- Relate to students about their personal aspirations, college and career options, and skills for success in school and life

- Contribute feedback to other facilitators and Director of Programming

Experience Requirements:

- Must have a familiarity with the DC area, schools, and students

- Background in college access and/or youth development programs a plus

Desired Personal Qualities:

- Patience

- Good sense of humor

- Strong sense of presence in a classroom setting

- Enthusiastic and objective-oriented presentationstyle

-Passion for helping youth, especially those who are disengaged, understand the connection between education and a better life

Wage: $25/hour (facilitators are paid for each hour of instruction as well as all CCC required training sessions).

Application Instructions:

Please send your resume and a cover letter to:

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School Site Coordinator

Job Description

Are you an enthusiastic and skilled classroom instructor who is passionate about helping youth? College & Career Connections is recruiting for the 2011-2012 school year and we’d like YOU to join our program team!

Site Coordinator Job Description: School site coordinators will oversee OnTrack! Program delivery at a designated CCC school partner site. The primary function of this position is to facilitate effective program delivery by providing on-site supervision of program delivery logistics while also acting as a critical communication and leadership liaison between workshop facilitators, CCC’s Director of Programming, and school staff.

Primary Responsibilities:

-Be onsite for all classroom workshops a year (12 in all)

-Attend all required CCC training meetings (several throughout the school year)

-Manage a team of 2-8 facilitators, this includes executing room assignment schedules, monitoring and encouraging feedback from facilitators about program delivery and effectiveness, holding facilitators accountable for student attendance records and completed surveys as well as each facilitator’s personal promptness, attendance, and performance as an instructor

-Act in an instructional capacity at times, including assisting with lesson delivery while workshops are taking place and acting as a substitute facilitator when a member of the team calls in sick

-Lead program set up and clean efforts, making sure laptops and LCD projectors are ready for the lesson, materials are distributed to facilitators, and appropriate materials (attendance and surveys) are collected when necessary

-Act as a competent representative of CCC operating with a friendly and flexible, yet objective-oriented manner while onsite, building relationships with classrooms teachers and school staff, demonstrating a commitment to quality of programs, and ability to function efficiently and effectively within the school environment

-Maintain consistent communication with the Director of Programming about facilitators, program quality and general operations

Experience Requirements:

-Must have experience leading a team

-Must have experience managing onsite operations of a program (preferably education and/or youth focused)

-Must have experience with classroom or workshop instruction (with similar age students, a formal teaching background is a plus)

-Have a familiarity with the DC area, schools, and students

Desired Personal Qualities:

-Capable of creatively problem solving under pressure

-Ability to be caring and supportive leader while maintaining high expectations

-Ability to interact professionally and effectively with school leaders and staff

-Capable of being extremely organized

-Passionate about helping youth, especially those who are disengaged, understand the connection between education and a better life

Wage: $25/hour

Application Instructions:

Please send your resume and a cover letter to: