Core Class Facilitator
This position is suitable for: Individuals
Position descriptionFacilitate a Core Class for Christopher Place Employment Academy on one of the following topics: Basic Math Skills, Basic English, Basic Communications Skills, Basic Writing Skills, or Basic Computer Skills. The workshops will be for residents of Christopher Place who are at the Pre Academy or Academy Level. Christopher Place Employment Academy is an intensive residential program that provides education and training as well as emotional, spiritual, and addiction recovery support to formerly homeless men. We invite the participants to engage in a process of change that moves them from homelessness to permanent stable living, trains them to obtain employment, and empowers them to live a life free of drugs and alcohol.
Hours or times of day volunteers are needed: The length of the Core Class series and the frequency of sessions are listed below under details.
Special skills required or recommended for this position: Orientation will be provided. Must have a background in the topic of the Core Class. Must be creative, enthusiastic and have a “can do” attitude; must have the ability to communicate effectively in front of a group; must be organized and like to work independently; must be able to develop effective working relationships with students.
This volunteer position is open at: Christopher Place Employment Academy
in: Baltimore City
Core classes are those fundamental skills that are important to an adult's ability to succeed in life and work. Pre-Academy session will be 3 to 12 weeks in duration and Academy sessions will be 14 weeks. Core classes will be held Monday through Friday, in the morning and afternoon, on the following days and times: (Note: The days are flexible, but not the time slots. For example, if you can lead Communications 101 on Monday & Wednesday, instead of Tuesday & Thursday, that can be arranged).
|Basic Math Skills (Math 100)||Monday||9:30am-11:30am|
|Basic English (English 101)||Wednesday||9:30am-11:30am|
|Basic Communications Skills (Communications 101)||Tuesday & Thursday||9:30am-11:30am
|Basic Writing Skills (Writing 101)||Friday||9:30am-11:30am|
|Basic Computer Skills||Monday, Wednesday, and Friday||3:00pm-4:00pm|
· Lead Core Class directed at Christopher Place residents in their Academy Phase
· Develop a method to assess participants' learning, if applicable
· Assess residents' progress and report this information back to the Curriculum Manager
· Prepare an outline of the topics to be covered in the Core Class
· Submit a copy of the curriculum to the Curriculum Manager
To volunteer for this position, or for more information about volunteering, contact our volunteer coordinator Patricia Newman, 410.547.5553, firstname.lastname@example.org.