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LEAP serves over 500 youth in Salem, Peabody and Gloucester in programs that include academic enrichment and support, college access and readiness, and college and careers advising. We are always interested in hearing from qualified individuals looking to grow their careers with us. You may send your resume to Linda Saris, Executive Director, via email or at 35 Congress Street, 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.


The ELL Advisor would be primarily responsible for the development and facilitation of inclusive programming opportunities within the Teen Center to support the needs of our newcomer ELL population. This includes all ELL
students who use the Teen Center as a drop-in program to get academic support as well as to participate in the Teen Center’s many activities, including our ELL Street program designed to improve our ELL’s speaking and connections in the community.

As the ELL Advisor your goal is to support, connect and create culturally sensitive and relevant programs for the robust newcomer community in Salem. In addition to your duties at LEAP’s facilities, you would be expected to spend 6 hours a week at Salem High School where you would be working with Salem High Schools’ ESL department and developing meaningful relationships with students and teachers. Involvement with Salem High School (SHS) will aid in your ability to align LEAP’s student engagement and program offerings with student coursework and school expectations. The ELL Advisor shall support the Teen Centers ELL Street year-long program as well as design at least one complementary program that will run as an option for students during each of the Teen Center’s Program sessions. Read the full job posting…


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.