Part-time, temporary employment, competitive hourly rate, 6-month role starting mid to late-January 2018, paid training and orientation, plus paid travel reimbursement.
Hack the Hood seeks a purpose-driven educator/facilitator to join our team at headquarters in Oakland, CA as a Bay Area Tech Ladder Instructor.
Bay Area Tech Ladder (BATL) is a six-month career and job search skills training program to prepare young adults of color from low income communities for high-skill careers in the technology and innovation economy within the San Francisco Bay Area. BATL partners include Hack the Hood, an award winning workforce training organization, NOVA Workforce Development, a nationally-recognized Sunnyvale-based job training agency, Virgil, a best-in-class career navigation and assessment platform, and the Economic Advancement Research Institute (EARI), an innovative research and consulting firm focussed on economic mobility, diversity and inclusion.
Key elements of the program include skill assessment and development, career discovery, peer-to-peer coaching, resume development, networking and access to career and educational opportunities.
Two weeks of staffer time are budgeted for onboarding at start and two weeks for wrap-up at close of program.
Specific responsibilities include
The ideal candidate will be detail-oriented, have strong problem-solving skills, and have an appetite to help build a world-class organization. The individual will have the following skills and experiences:
Bachelor's or AA degree preferred. Experience working in tech-informed job or tech industry a plus. Workforce development experience program an additional plus.
This a wonderful opportunity to be part of a committed team doing important, innovative work in the Bay Area. The position offers growth opportunities, great community engagement and tangible measurements of outcomes and impact.
Position is based in Silicon Valley, CA and Oakland, CA with paid travel between locations.
How to apply:
Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and references to Olivia White Lopez (firstname.lastname@example.org) with the subject line: "Bay Area Tech Ladder Instructor”
Compensation: Competitive wages. No benefits.
Non-Discrimination: The Center for Media Change/Hack the Hood is a diverse organization and an Equal Opportunity Employer which does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, etc. People of color, women, LGBTQ individuals, and people with disabilities are warmly welcomed to apply.