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Northwest Community Action Center Instructor

Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic
Toppenish, Washington
Closing date
Jul 16, 2024

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Join our team as a Northwest Community Action Center Instructor at Safe Haven NCAC, and be part of a healthcare organization that believes in making a difference beyond medical care! At Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic, we value inclusivity, and we believe you are more than an employee; we are more than a job. We're an FQHC committed to providing patient-centered care to communities.

We've transformed into a leading community health center. With 40+ clinics across Washington and Oregon, we offer a wide range of services such as medical, dental, pharmacy, orthodontia, nutritional counseling, autism screening, and behavioral health. Our holistic model also extends assistance to shelter, energy, weatherization, HIV and AIDS counseling, home visits, and mobile medical/dental clinics.

Explore our short clips, "WE are Yakima - WE are Family" and "YVFWC - And then we grew" to glimpse our dedication to our communities, health, and families.

The Northwest Community Action Center Instructor will be teaching Financial Literacy. The Instructor must be fully bilingual and able to teach in Spanish and English.

What We Offer
  • $27.27/hour.

Essential Functions/Responsibilities/Duties
  • Teaches Adult Basic Education (ABE) classes to improve English language skills and increase educational attainment.
  • Instruction is designed to prepare students for the General Education Diploma (GED), post-secondary education, and/or the workforce.
  • Prepares lesson plans for students in a number of learning areas.
  • Designs, develops, and delivers learning opportunities and assesses individual academic progress.
  • Differentiates instruction to meet the individual student's needs and various learning styles.
  • Documents and reports student attendance and progress.
  • Incorporates Life Skills, Leadership, Vocational Skills and other relevant learning opportunities.
  • Attends case management meetings and provides feedback on participants.
  • Solicits, screens, and orients volunteer tutors.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

  • Education: High School Diploma or GED. Certification and/or demonstrated knowledge of the subject matter being instructed. Bachelor's Degree in Education, Communication, Business Administration, or related field preferred.
  • Experience: Two years' experience teaching adults and/or teenagers. One year supervisory experience in a classroom setting or educational program preferred. Two years experience developing and/or implementing curricula through instruction in a classroom setting or educational program preferred.
  • Professional Licenses/Certificates/Registration: CPR/First Aid Certification to be obtained in the first 30 days of employment. Valid Driver's License and proof of automobile liability insurance coverage.
  • Knowledge/Skills/Abilities Required: Knowledge of the GED Test, ABE, and TEFL/TESOL and other teaching strategies. Effective verbal, written and listening communication skills with individuals and groups. Strong organizational skills. Ability to lead in a team-oriented, collaborative environment. Ability to design, implement, and evaluate educational programs and services. Ability to effectively manage a classroom and students. Basic proficiency with a variety of computer programs including Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Proficiency with virtual platforms including Google Classroom, Google Meets, and Zoom.

Our mission celebrates diversity. We are committed to equal-opportunity employment.

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