NAIP AmeriCorps 2017-18 host sites and positions

ABCD LogoABCD Parker Hill/Fenway (2 positions)

Location: Boston

Description coming soon!

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BEST Hospitality Training Center (2 positions)

Location: Boston

The Career Coach will work with the BEST team to provide a high level of career coaching services, support, job placement, and job retention assistance for clients. This individual may also be assigned to prepare clients for the U.S. citizenship test or to teach computers in order to help people get and retain jobs. The NAIP Career Coach will work directly with clients and perform other duties as needed. View the full position description.

The ESL instructor’s primary responsibility will be to teach English contextualized the hospitality industry. This individual may also be assigned to prepare clients for the US citizenship test or to teach computers in order to help people get and retain jobs. Previous AmeriCorps members have contributed their talents in other ways, as well, depending on skill: e.g., assisting with social media, photography, grant writing, event planning, etc. View the full position description.

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Boston International Newcomers Academy (BINcA)

Location: Boston

The Career Coach will work with BINcA teachers and staff to provide vocational ESOL, worksite experiences and job coaching to overage Students with Limited or Interrupted Formal Education (SLIFE) to help them prepare for jobs in the United States. The member will coordinate outside of school experiences to introduce SLIFE students to the variety of job options available to them and design classroom lessons to support those experiences. The NAIP AmeriCorps member will also provide Adult ESOL and citizenship classes to families of BINcA students in the early evening and occasional Saturdays. View the full position description.

BMC LogoBMC Immigrant & Refugee Health Program

Location: Boston

Description coming soon!

CEDC logoCommunity Economic Development Center (CEDC)

Location: New Bedford

The CEDC NAIP AmeriCorps member will hold 2 cycles of 12 week Vocational ESOL classes that will serve 15 students per cycle for a total of 30 students. The AmeriCorps member will also support 15 students who will receive literacy tutoring from 6 volunteers. The AmeriCorps member will also assist 120 jobseekers, who need Pre-employment services such as job application assistance, resume preparation, and unemployment assistance. View the full position description.

Chelsea Collaborative LogoChelsea Collaborative

Location: Chelsea

The Citizenship & ESOL Coordinator will work closely with the Chelsea Collaborative staff to expand opportunities for New Americans to learn and practice vocational English, build basic literacy skills in their native language Spanish, and pursue pathways to citizenship through completion of N-400 applications, legal aid, and mock interview practice. The Coordinator will be responsible for a variety of projects related to day-to-day program implementation as well as capacity-building to ensure our programs continue to grow and effectively serve New Americans in Chelsea. View the full position description.

EAL Logo SpotEnglish at Large

Location: Woburn

The ESL Programs Assistant will work with the English At Large team to teach English, prepare students for the U.S. workforce and/or connect immigrants and refugees with community resources. The ESL Programs Assistant’s service will consist of teaching ELLs, developing job-readiness curriculum, serving clients directly, and recruiting program volunteers and learners. View the full position description.

English New BostoniansEnglish for New Bostonians/Educational Development Group

Location: Boston

Description coming soon!

Immigrants Assistance Center

Location: New Bedford

Description coming soon!

IIIC LogoIrish International Immigrant Center

Location: Boston

The Education Services Program Assistant is a vital role within the IIIC.  The Program Assistant will teach two classes per week (ESOL and Citizenship), manage and meet with Individual Achievement Program students to ensure they meet personal, professional, and educational goals, and will assist in day-to-day functioning of the Education Services Department. View the full position description.

JFS logoJewish Family Services of MetroWest

Location: Framingham

The AmeriCorps member placed at JFS in Framingham will be involved in immigrant services across the agency with particular focus on Citizenship, pre-employment services, refugee resettlement, volunteer recruitment, and support programs for immigrant children and their families. View the full position description.

JVSJewish Vocational Services

Location: Boston

The AmeriCorps member will provide job readiness services to low-income, refugee and immigrant participants in JVS’ Refugee Services Program. Will gain knowledge about issues related to resettled refugees and political asylees and be committed to assisting them to obtain economic self-sufficiency through job search and training strategies. Works collaboratively with the Refugee Services staff to identify participants’ barriers to employment and address them, with the goal of creating opportunities that lead to successful job placement, retention and career advancement. View the full position description.

Latino Health Insurance Program

Location: Framingham

Description coming soon!

MAPS logoMass. Alliance for Portuguese Speakers (MAPS)

Location: Boston

The MAPS AmeriCorps NAIP will serve mainly Brazilian and Cape Verdean and other Portuguese speakers in Greater Boston, including Boston (especially Dorchester, Roxbury, Allston and Brighton), Cambridge, and Somerville and surrounding areas such as Everett and Chelsea. This project will primarily serve adults age 18 and over of both genders. The program will be open to anyone who needs the services, so individuals from non-Portuguese-speaking backgrounds can also receive assistance. The Citizenship & employment Assistance Case Worker will work closely with MAPS staff to conduct outreach, and to assist clients with job readiness, including pre-employment services such as job search, resume preparation and job counseling, as well as job skills assessment and placement, including referrals to jot training programs and ESOL services to Portuguese-speaking individuals in the greater Boston area. He/she will also provide assistance to eligible LPRs interested in applying for US citizenship. View the full position description.

MIRA 30th logo smMIRA Coalition (2 positions)

Location: Boston

The citizenship coordinators at MIRA will work closely with staff to provide free N-400 application assistance to eligible LPRs interested in applying for US citizenship. The member will achieve this by coordinating the logistics of MIRA’s in-house and travelling citizenship workshops throughout the year, and by conducting daily pre-screening and follow-up phone calls to clients about their citizenship applications. The member will also provide referral services and manage citizenship volunteers, as needed.

MUA LogoMujeres Unidas Avanzando (MUA)

Location: Boston

The NAIP AmeriCorps member will work with MUA’s team to teach English and/or connect immigrants and refugees with community resources and employment. The AmeriCorps Member’s service will consist of direct teaching and assisting; working directly with clients; outreach; and volunteer development.  View the full position description.

NOAH logoNeighborhood of Affordable Housing (NOAH)

Location: Boston

The NAIP ESOL Program Assistant will do direct teaching/assisting lead teachers in 5 classes per week, serving 50-60 students. They will also be preparing support materials/teaching tools for use in the classroom. The will work with NOAH ESOL teaching team to develop lesson plans. They will conduct follow-up information on students regarding why they stopped coming to class (work schedule, moved, changed their mind, etc.) and keep a record. Lastly, they will conduct outreach to connect immigrants/refugees with available resources, especially energy efficiency opportunities and local healthy foods initiatives. View the full position description.

NSCAP LogoNorth Shore Community Action Program (NSCAP)

Location: Peabody

The NAIP Citizenship Coordinator will work closely with MIRA and NSCAP staff to provide free N-400 application assistance and citizenship classes to eligible LPRs interested in applying for US citizenship. The member will achieve this by coordinating the logistics of MIRA’s in-house and travelling citizenship workshops throughout the year, teaching 2-3 cycles of ESOL/citizenship classes, organizing outreach and by conducting daily pre-screening and follow-up to clients about their citizenship applications. The member will also provide referral services, develop curriculum and manage citizenship volunteers, as needed. View the full position description.

Project Citizenship LogoProject Citizenship (3 positions)

Location: Boston

The NAIP members will support the Program Managers with running the day to day operations of the office, organizing citizenship workshops, and engaging the eligible immigrant population through citizenship outreach. View the full position description.

Quincy Asian Resources, Inc. (QARI) (2 positions)

Location: Quincy

Description coming soon!

United Somali YouthUnited Somali Youth

Location: Boston

Description coming soon!

Voice and Future Fund

Location: Boston

Description coming soon!

Women Encouraging Empowerment

Location: Revere

Description coming soon!

YMCA logoYMCA International Learning Center

Location: Boston

As a volunteer coordinator, the NAIP AmeriCorps member will recruit, organize, and manage volunteer English tutors. They will also keep online records of student-tutor pairs in the YMCA International Learning Center online database. The NAIP AmeriCorps member will also develop and teach the DESE basic or advanced computer and reading classes (Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday at 4 and 5 p.m.) or other specialty classes. View the full position description.