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Literacy Coach - Washington Service Corps

Sea Tac

  • Organization: IRC - International Rescue Committee
  • Location: Sea Tac
  • Grade: Level not specified
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Translations and Languages
    • Education, Learning and Training
  • Closing Date:

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IRC Background:The mission of the International Rescue Committee (IRC) is to help people whose lives and livelihoods are shattered by conflict and disaster to survive, recover, and gain control of their future. Founded in 1933, the IRC has a presence in over 40 countries and 27 offices in the United States; the IRC leads the way from harm to home. IRC opened an office in Seattle in 1976 and provides a continuum of services including intensive case management, employment and economic empowerment services, immigration assistance, health and wellness programming, and education support to refugee and immigrant families in Washington State. IRC Seattle is committed to providing trauma-informed, equitable, and accessible services and maintaining and evolving a diverse, inclusive, and supportive workplace.

Job Overview: The vision of the IRC Seattle Youth Program is that youth from refugee and immigrant backgrounds will have the skills and resources necessary to pursue a future of opportunity. The Youth Program Team works towards this vision by providing educational and enrichment opportunities to help school-aged and young adult youth from refugee and immigrant backgrounds catch up on their education, accelerate English proficiency, plan and prepare for post-secondary education and career, and build positive relationships in the school and community. The ’21-’22 IRC WSC Elementary Coach will support IRC Seattle’s Ready to Read after school program in South King County by designing and facilitating literacy lessons for newcomer immigrant and refugee youth. In addition, the ’21-’22 IRC WSC Elementary Coach will play a key role in facilitating break camps and summer enrichment programs with the support of the Youth Program Coordinator. As the IRC WSC Elementary Coach, you will have the unique opportunity to provide both academic and social emotional enrichment to newcomer youth in South King County.

Major Responsibilities:

Program Design and Implementation

  • Support the design and implementation of IRC Seattle’s Ready to Read program as well as facilitate individualized academic tutoring.
  • Support the facilitation of break camps and summer programs, including participating in planning and development meetings.
  • Create safe and healing learning spaces and build supportive relationships with youth from refugee and immigrant backgrounds utilizing a trauma informed and culturally responsive approach that promotes positive cultural identity, celebration of diversity, and is continually working towards equity and anti-racism in education.
  • Utilize academic resources and curriculum to develop culturally-appropriate and level-appropriate lesson plans to engage middle and high school students in learning and enrichment in various settings, including after school programs, individualized tutoring, summer programs, and workshops.
  • Assist with data collection and tracking for internal program monitoring and evaluation.
  • Support volunteers and interns assisting with youth programming, including tutoring services and summer school programs.
  • Support and participate in family engagement events.
  • Participate in all program meetings, staff development activities, and fully engage as a member of the IRC team.

Resource Development

  • Maintain ongoing knowledge of level and grade appropriate academic content in partnership with Youth Program Coordinator and school staff.


  • Comply with all policies, procedures, and protocol.
  • Support with outreach, recruitment, and enrollment of eligible youth.
  • Participate in all program meetings, staff development activities, and fully engage as a member of the IRC team.
  • Comply with all policies, procedures, and protocols of the agency.
  • Other related duties as assigned.

Key Working Relationships:

Position Reports to: Youth Program Coordinator
Position directly supervises:

Other Internal and/or external contacts:

Internal: Resettlement , Volunteer and Development Team, Youth Program, New Roots Program, Health Empowerment Program, Survivor Services Program, Economic Empowerment Program, Immigration Program, and other IRC departments

External: School Districts (Teachers, Admin, etc.), Colleges and Universities, Community Based Organizations, families

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