The CTEP member will be part of the organization’s Employment Services team. Employment Services provides comprehensive and customized services to support clients to get and keep living wage jobs. Program components include assessment, individual coaching, training and skills development, work readiness classes and retention support.
The CTEP AmeriCorps member will focus on client training and computer skills development. The member will create resources and deliver services that will increase skills, job readiness and employability of adult clients. The student profile will include: low income, primarily minorities and new immigrants, unemployed and underemployed with low levels of computer literacy.
Providing crucial computer skills development to lab visitors in individualized one-on-one and group instruction
Assisting clients with resumes and cover letters in Microsoft Word, and teaching the skills to apply to jobs successfully online
Train, coach, and support our roster of professional and engaged volunteers as they prepare to teach and tutor clients on job search and digital literacy topics. Past offerings have included keyboarding, basic computer instruction, Microsoft Office Suite, Cloud Storage, and more
Administer client skills assessments such as the Northstar Digital Literacy Assessment
Maintain current information on community technology and digital literacy resources
Keep current with community and employer technology needs: use this feedback to collaborate with volunteers and employment services staff on expanding and strengthening computer class curricula
Childcare assistance if eligible, Education award upon successful completion of service, Health coverage, Living allowance, Student loan forbearance, Training
Interfaith Outreach & Community Partners will offer a $100/month housing stipend and $50/month transportation stipend for CTEP members.
GED/High School Diploma
Less than High School Completed
Permits attendance at school during off hours
Subject to criminal background check