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The Literacy Council is an inspiring place to join, with staff positively impacting the lives of so many adults in Northern Virginia. LCNV offers paid employment opportunities and unpaid internships.
 

Volunteer Trainings Coordinator

The Literacy Council of Northern Virginia is seeking a Volunteer Trainings Coordinator. This part-time position(30 hours per week) will handle all the logistics and administrative activities of setting up and coordinating all volunteer trainings at the Literacy Council. The position requires working evenings and weekends.

In particular, the Volunteer Trainings Coordinator will track registrations, take payment, organize materials, maintain volunteer electronic records, set up training room and technical equipment, and attend all trainings to provide administrative support.  In addition, the coordinator will provide administrative follow-up to the trainings and assist the Director of Volunteers as needed.

Candidates with a two year college degree and prior office experience are preferred, particularly those with a track record in data entry, developing Excel spreadsheets, and organizing electronic folders and files. Skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook are essential. We are looking for an independent self-starter to join a congenial, mission-driven non-profit service environment.

Interested applicants should send resume and cover letter to Volunteer Trainings, Literacy Council of Northern Virginia, 2855 Annandale Road, Falls Church, VA 22042 or via email to hr@lcnv.org. EOE/AA.  Position closes on February 24, 2014.

 

Program Assistant

The Literacy Council of Northern Virginia is seeking a Program Assistant to the Tutoring Program serving adult English language and literacy learners. This full-time position with benefits will implement all administrative activity of the program and as well as core organizational functions.  In particular the Program Assistant will organize and maintain electronic client records; track adult learners and tutors; enter data into the Access database; file documents and communications; answer the phone; and assist the head of the tutoring department as needed.  Candidates with a two year college degree and prior office experience are preferred, particularly those with a track record in data entry, developing Excel spreadsheets, and organizing electronic folders and files. Skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook are essential. We are looking for an independent self-starter to join a congenial, mission-driven non-profit service environment.  Interested applicants should send resume and cover letter to Search Committee, Literacy Council of Northern Virginia, 2855 Annandale Road, Falls Church, VA 22042 or via email to hr@lcnv.org.  Position closes January 27, 2014 EOE/AA

 

Become an AmeriCorp Instructor

 Raymond Chow, Setara Habib, Catherine Ludwig, and Jessica Raines

The Literacy Council of Northern Virginia partners with Loudoun Literacy Council and BEACON for Adult Literacy  to recruit AmeriCorps members in March of each year. AmeriCorps members serve for one year (September to August) as lead classroom instructors, teaching the basic skills of reading, writing, speaking, and understanding English. At BEACON, a member also serves as a Case Manager, helping students with job placement. Instructors are fully trained and have the following duties:
 
  • teach a maximum of three classes at LCNV sites;
  • supervise volunteers and collaborate with partners at LCNV sites;
  • participate substantively in LCNV’s organizational management.
 
During their service period, AmeriCorps members receive a living allowance of $15,400, payable in bi-weekly allotments. Upon completing 1,700 hours of service, members receive a $5,350 education award from the Corporation for National and Community Service. Health coverage is provided. A car is required; mileage beyond normal commuting distance is reimbursed.
 
For information on AmeriCorps and how to apply, visit www.americorps.gov and submit your application to the Literacy Council of Northern Virginia program.
Contact us directly at americorps@lcnv.org in case of inquiries.
 
AmeriCorps and the Literacy Council are Equal Opportunity Employers. AmeriCorps members have the right to reasonable accommodation and accessibility for any disability. AmeriCorps member positions are contingent on receipt of program funding from the Virginia Office on Volunteerism and Community Service, and the Corporation for National and Community Service.

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