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LEAP for Education, Inc., founded in 2002, is a non-profit located in historic Salem, MA. LEAP has a mission to empower low income and first-generation-to college students to perform at higher levels in middle school and high school and to graduate from college prepared to succeed in a career that matches their strengths and passions. LEAP serves over 450 youth in Salem, Peabody and Gloucester in programs that include academic enrichment and support, college access and readiness and college and career advising.

We are always interested in hearing from qualified individuals. You may send your resume to Linda Saris, Executive Director, via email or at 35 Congress St. Suite 102, Salem MA 01970. We look forward to your continued interest, support and involvement. Enjoy your time with us and do not hesitate to share your insights, questions and concerns. We rely on your feedback for the continued improvement of our programs.

AmeriCorps English Language Learner (ELL) Program Coordinator

About the Role
LEAP for Education’s Teen Center seeks to provide students in high school with high-quality, after-school programming which will attract, retain, and encourage the development of local teens, particularly English Language Learners in the surrounding community. The ELL Program Coordinator will be primarily responsible for the development and implementation of programming within the Teen Center. Programming includes the ELL Street program, which provides English Literacy programs during the school year and summer and provides ELL students with programs to improve vocabulary and oral fluency while introducing them to Salem through community-based projects. In addition to oversight, the ELL Program Coordinator will also be responsible for recruitment of local ELL teens, and the hiring and training of tutors who are able to serve a bilingual population. This position will report to the STEM and Careers Coordinator. For more information about the position open this PDF.

About AmeriCorps
AmeriCorps engages more than 80,000 Americans in intensive service each year at 21,600 unique sites including nonprofits, schools, public agencies, and community and faith-based groups across the country. Since the program’s founding in 1994, more than 1 million AmeriCorps members have contributed more than 1.4 billion hours in service across America while tackling pressing problems and mobilizing more than 2.3 million volunteers for the organizations they serve.

How to Apply
Send your resume and cover letter to Linda Saris, Executive Director, via email or at 35 Congress St. Suite 102, Salem MA 01970.

Are you interested in volunteering? The staff and students at LEAP for Education, Inc. value your interest in our youth programs. Volunteers are a vital part of achieving our goal of expanding the educational and career opportunities for low-income and/or first-generation-to-college youth in our community. Visit our volunteer page to browse our current needs or visit our internships page to find current opportunities in the north shore and surrounding areas.

LEAP for Education does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, age, religion, familial status, sexual orientation or disability.