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Dysart Community Center-GED Teaching Internship

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Company Name: 
Dysart Community Center
Industry: 
Education
Application Due Date: 
Monday, September 11, 2017
Location: 
El Mirage
Paid: 
No
Federal Work-Study Eligible Site: 
No
Qualify for WIRCCS Scholarship: 
Yes
Description: 

Dysart Community Center' s (dysartcommunitycenter.org) mission is to provide educational and developmental opportunities for low-income children and adults in our local communities

Dysart Community Center is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization established in 1962 by a group of twelve determined volunteers to provide basic health and educational resources to local families on the verge of poverty. Educating those in need was the first priority for these volunteers and remains so today.

From its founding more than fifty years ago, Dysart Community Center has expanded its services to provide a variety of educational programs for thousands of West Valley residents in our local communities. Today we proudly serve our community with GED, ESL, and citizenship courses for adults, after-school and summer care for youth, and access to various basic needs resources for families and individuals. We believe that by empowering our community through education while providing relief from various social and economic stresses, we can play an important part in helping our community members reach the full potential of their character and capabilities.

The intern will provide assist with GED prep courses. Students are instructed in the subjects of Math, Science, Social Studies, and Language Arts. Class sessions are 4 days a week, 2x a day (10am-1pm, 6pm-8pm). They are in need of instructors proficient in high school level math. The student intern is asked to work 8 hours per week for a minimum of 12 weeks.  This is an unpaid internship however it is does qulify for the WIRCCS Scholarship http://www.estrellamountain.edu/students/internships/west-valley-wirrcs-scholarship. Applicants must be continuing EMCC students and have a minimum of 2.5 G.P.A or a recommendation from your SWSC instructor. If you would like assistance in preparing the required materials; cover letter, application and resume or in preparing for an interview, please contact the Career Center at 623.935.8740.

Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Develop lessons for instruction
  • Clearly explain lessons to students
  • Follow-up/Monitor student progress
Minimum Requirements: 
  • Currently enrolled at EMCC 
  • Maintain a 2.5 GPA
  • Proficient in High School Level Math, Science, Language Arts, and Social Studies
  • Great communication skills
  • Flexible
  • Positive
  • Bi-lingual (spanish) is a plus