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Education Specialist

Turlock (United States of America)

  • Organization: IRC - International Rescue Committee
  • Location: Turlock (United States of America)
  • Grade: Mid level
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Education, Learning and Training
  • Closing Date:

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Job Overview:Under the supervision of the Economic Empowerment & Education Manager, the Education Specialist will work on the Asthma Mitigation Project for Underserved Peoples (AMP’d UP). The Education Specialist will provide information about basic asthma facts, use of medications, self-management techniques and self-monitoring skills, and actions to mitigate or control environmental exposures that exacerbate asthma symptoms, consistent with clinically appropriate guidelines. The Specialist will integrate this education into existing activities such as individualized case management, immigration workshops, cultural orientations for new arrivals, wellness support groups, financial education classes, vocational ESL classes as well as job readiness trainings.

Major Responsibilities:

·Implement and conduct classroom-based courses, breakout room content, and 1:1 sessions that are based on AMP’d UP curriculum.  

·Utilize online databases to set class schedules and lessons, and oversee class operations

·Keep accurate attendance records and conduct client pre- and post-assessments, including data entry 

·Design, coordinate, and implement supplemental workshops for cases that require additional support and information

·Assist in the development and implementation of monthly trainings for all eligible clients. 

oOnboard and train volunteers and interns to teach AMP’d UP Curriculum successfully both virtually and in-person

·Consistently update AMP’d UP curriculum to meet the needs of the English learning community and include adult learning practices

·Successfully track attendance and follow-up with necessary staff with relevant client updates

·Use ETO and any other funder required databases to track client services, outcomes, and metrics. 

·Monitor and adhere to the program budget throughout the project duration. 

·Participate in all-staff/ program meetings. 

·Other related duties as assigned. 

Position Reports to: Economic Empowerment & Education Manager
Position directly supervises: Interns and volunteers 

Indirect Reporting: Anti-Trafficking & New Initiatives Coordinator, Site Director
Other Internal and/or external contacts: 

Internal: IRC program staff, interns and volunteers 
External: Community partners and economic empowerment programs. 

Job Requirements:

·Undergraduate degree in Teaching, Finance, Business or an equivalent field of study.  

·Demonstrated relevant work experience in teaching multi-cultural populations on relevant topics. 

·Prior experience providing direct service to underserved or refugee populations preferred. 

·Knowledge and experience with an array of workforce and financial topics, including job readiness training and financial capabilities curriculums.  

·Previous multi-cultural experience and demonstrated ability to communicate well with people of varied backgrounds strongly preferred. 

·Strong written and verbal communication skills required. 

·Extensive experience in presenting, teaching, and leading training workshops. 

·Excellent computer skills, particularly Word and Excel required. Prior experience using tracking systems.

·Attention to detail and ability to efficiently and accurately organize, track, and communicate information.

·Commitment to teamwork and collaboration across all IRC programs. 

·Highly motivated with an ability to work independently, develop new classes and programming, and be a self-starter, maintaining responsibility for multiple tasks.

Working Environment:

·Blended virtual and office work environment coupled with regular travel in and around the service delivery area.


IRC- leading the way from harm to home

IRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. IRC considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable law

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