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The Chinese Community Center is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
For questions contact:  Marta Ramos | Human Resources Specialist | marta@ccchouston.org

2017 Shell Nonprofit Internship Program, managed by 

Assistant Coordinator for Workforce Development

Internship Description

Organization Name

Chinese Community Center

Location

CCC’s address is 9800 Town Park Dr., Houston, TX 77036. CCC is located in Southwest Houston near Sharpstown and Alief.

Website

www.ccchouston.org

Mission

To bridge East and West by enriching families with educational, cultural, and social service programs

Title of Internship

Assistant Coordinator for Workforce Development

Internship Overview

The Assistant Coordinator for Workforce Development will support CCC’s Workforce Development program, which is focused on helping adults from low- to moderate-income households gain job skills, financial knowledge, and a foundational education so they can succeed in a competitive workforce and achieve financial stability.

Core Responsibilities

  • Engage clients to assess their unmet needs and connect them to services that can help them.
  • Conduct market research and job opportunities to support the goals of the Workforce Development program.
  • Assist with outreach efforts by creating marketing tools to raise awareness of CCC’s services.
  • Provide assistance with organizing CCC’s community fair, an annual event that helps raise awareness of community resources and supports economic growth in the Sharpstown/Alief area.
  • Track and maintain client-service data using multiple databases.
  • Engage in interdepartmental collaboration— including working with CCC’s Language School program, Youth program, and Housing program—to streamline program needs and impact.

The Assistant Coordinator will also create a focus project related to continuous quality improvement (CQI), which is the process by which aspects of the program are evaluated based on data and then modified to maximize quality, impact, and efficiency. The Assistant Coordinator will be able to develop a project that appeals to her/his interests.

Other Requirements

Working hours are 35 hours per week, Monday–Friday, 9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

Eight (8) consecutive weeks

Internship must complete between: June 1st – August 31st

Community Impact

The Assistant Coordinator will impact the lives of unemployed and underemployed adults by connecting them to employment opportunities and services that will help them achieve career and financial success. The Assistant Coordinator will be an invaluable source of support for the Workforce Development team, which provides services to more than 2,000 people from diverse backgrounds each year.

Student Qualities/Experiences Desired/Qualifications and Requirements

  • S/he will be proactive, detail-oriented, and practical and have strong project management, interpersonal, organizational, and multi-tasking skills.
  • S/he will be engaging and motivating with individuals; flexible, adaptive, and positive in a fast-paced environment; and willing to learn new skills and techniques to promote program and agency quality and efficiency.
  • S/he will possess strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work with people from a variety of culturally diverse backgrounds.
  • Chinese language proficiency is a plus but is not required.

Learning Objectives/Educational Benefits

The Assistant Coordinator will gain experience in several areas critical to running a successful nonprofit program, including relationship building, teamwork, communication, engagement with clients and community partners, outreach, event planning, volunteer coordination, database management, and program evaluation.

The Assistant Coordinator will also gain a greater understanding of the complex challenges that many clients must overcome to achieve success, such as poverty, debt, poor credit, limited English proficiency, immigration status, a lack of an American education, and a lack of in-demand job skills.

Program Intern Requirements

  • Be a currently enrolled, undergraduate student who will be returning to college as a full-time (12 credit hours) sophomore, junior, or senior in the fall of 2017.
  • Not related to any employee or permanent contractor for Shell or Volunteer Houston
  • Not related to any employee or board member of the Chinese Community Center
  • Student has never served as a Shell intern for the Chinese Community Center

How to Apply

Please email a cover letter and résumé to Kimberly Tang, Chief Operating Officer, at ktang@ccchouston.org by Friday, March 31st at 5 p.m.

 

Job Title: Teacher

Department: Early Learning Center

Reports to: Department Director

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Classification: Full Time/Part Time

Supervises: None

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Early Learning Center Teacher is responsible for providing a developmentally appropriate education under the direction of the Director in a manner that contributes to the growth and development of children and families.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  •   High School diploma.
  •   CPR/First Aid certified.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • CDA or 12 college hours in Early Childhood Education or Psychology.
  • 1 year of Early Childhood Education experience or related field.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word.
Interactions

  • Provide a safe and healthy environment for children.
  • Maintain teacher/child ratios and group sizes at all times.
  • Relate to children with courtesy, respect, acceptance, and patience.
  • Use positive guidance techniques to guide children behavior.
  • Recognize and respect the uniqueness and potential of all children, their families, and their cultures.
  • Report suspected abuse, neglect, and exploitation to PRS or to law enforcement.

Curriculum

  • Use developmentally appropriate practices to guide and teach children.
  • Create curriculum to meet all the developmental domains of learning for children.
  • Co-teach with other staff and use collaboration skills to teach children.
  • Maintain an organized, developmentally appropriate classroom.
  • Conduct parent conferences on a quarterly basis or as needed.

Professional Development

  • Take initiative in researching resources for needed program skills and knowledge of staff and self.
  • Continue education by enrolling in Early Childhood classes to meet NAEYC Education requirements on an annual basis.
  • Completes a self-evaluation and creates a Professional Development plan bi-annually.

Record keeping

  • Maintain classrooms records.
  • Observe children on an on-going basis and assesses children growth and development according to their milestones.
PERIODIC FUNCTIONS:

  • Attend all meetings including staff meetings, parent meetings, and outside training.
  • Attend Bright Beginnings trainings (if applicable).
  • Assist with parent meetings (when needed).
  • Act as a floater teacher when needed.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Director and/or Assistant Director.
  • If the Teacher is above 25 years old, s/he may be asked to act as the Van Driver as needed.
JOB COMPETENCIES:

  • Adaptive: An ability to create and sustain a vision, to inspire, to model, to prioritize, strong decision making, clear judgment, to provide clear and effective decisions, and to innovate – all in an effort to achieve the objectives of the funded programs and the changing needs of target population and staff.
  • Interpersonal Skills:   Should be empathetic to children’s emotions and teachers and parent’s needs.
  • Patience – The ability to exhibit patience when working with school-aged students and their families and supervise staff and understand that it is imperative to be the pacifying agent in certain high-tension situations.
  • Good communication skills – Able to communicate effectively with students, parents, and peers in a professional manner.
  • Conflict resolution skills – Ability to think quickly on their feet and help resolve conflicts as soon as they arise.   Staff should be skilled at acting as a mediator to help calm situations.
  • Team player – An ability to function as part of a team and how to motivate those staff that they supervise towards a common goal.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • Standing: Must be able to stand for long periods of time when teaching or supervising active games.
  • Lifting: Must be able to lift up to 40lbs. as needed.
  • Bending: Must be able to bend or twist their body. Must be able to kneel, stoop, or crouch to interact with children
  • Walking: Walk or run to observe children in a classrooms setting and outdoors.
  • Kneel, stoop, or crouch to interact with children.
  • Use their hands to handle, control, or feel objects, and tools.
WORK ENVIRONMENT:
  • Classroom and outdoors playground.
  • Travel to attend local trainings occasionally.
WORKING CONDITIONS:
  • Monday through Friday (schedule assigned)
  • This position requires attendance of monthly after hour staff meetings and quarterly trainings for teachers associated with United Way Bright Beginning collaboration.
PERFORMANCE STANDARDS:

  • Annual performance appraisal

DISCLAIMER

The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the employee in this position. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of a person in this position.

Chinese School Chinese Language and Computer Teachers

中華文化服務中心徴聘中國語文及電腦教師

中文學校徴聘繁·簡體中國語文教師,大專以上,師範學位或美國語言教學認證優先。中·英文俱佳。必須能夠週末工作。

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