Job Postings

  • Make the Road New York (www.maketheroadny.org) is a non-profit organization that builds the power of Latino and working class communities to achieve dignity and justice through organizing, policy innovation, transformative education, and survival services. We have 23,000 members and operate community centers in Bushwick, Brooklyn; Jackson Heights, Queens; Port Richmond, Staten Island; Brentwood, Long Island and Westchester.

    In 2020, MRNY’s Adult Ed administrative work team will be doing some hiring of 2-3 different kinds of positions

    1) Will will need to hire 2-3 additional temp part time assistants to be available to help during intense times of post testing, re-enrollment, intake and extra outreach when needed.

    • We need individuals willing to work flexible hours on and off throughout the entire year.
    • Help is usually needed in Queens M-Th 12-10 pm, Saturday 9-6 pm and Sunday 9:30-3:30 pm. In Brooklyn help is generally needed M-Th 9:30-2 pm 4-8 pm.
    • During the weeks when temporary staff are working, people hired will work between 15-25 hours a week, sometimes more or less, depending on need.
    • We usually need the help of temp staff from mid March to mid April, mid June to late August and from early December to mid January.

    2) We have 1 Qns based adult ed permanent admin staff position (minimum of 10 hrs a wk & can go up to 25/30 hrs a week in more intense periods). The person currently in that position might need to leave MRNY- we should know more in early January.

    Requirements for all candidates

    • Fully bilingual in English and Spanish (spoken and written), and comfortable conducting outreach, intake, and phone calls in Spanish
    • Available to provide support in Queens &/ or Brooklyn
    • Efficient, communicative, a team player who works well under pressure and a a fast learner who takes initiative and works independently and maintains high standards

    Must have:

    • An Associate’s Degree in Business Administration or other relevant subject or at least a High School degree or HSE with at least 2 years previous experience working in an office setting.
    • Strong computer and administrative skills
    • Flexibility and the ability to multi-task.
    • The ability to type at least 35 wpm and have demonstrated computer experience in office programs including Salesforce,Word, Excel, Publisher, etc.

    Job Responsibilities:

    The Maternity replacement will be responsible for:

    • most aspects of coordination of
      • pre and post testing
      • outreach and intake
      • re-enrollment
      • funder site visit preparation for MRNY’s Queens Adult Ed admin work (16 ESOL and civics classes- am, afternoon, pm and weekend)
    • The person will also supervise FT and PT staff members doing our Adult Ed Admin work in Queens.

    Compensation: the hourly rate is determined by calculating candidates’ work, life, & educational experience using a MRNY salary calculator- it is competitive with other adult ed admin/clerical pay rates.

    The temp and permanent Program Assistants will, among other things:

    • Book intake appointments for classes
    • Test students’ English language skills using Best Plus software
    • Enroll & re-enroll students in classes
    • Enter student and program data into Salesforce
    • Communicate with other staff including teachers and volunteers
    • Review students’ records & email staff with different requests
    • Help fill out any forms needed, answer and make phones calls, & do photocopying, faxing, filing, typing, & updating of waiting lists
    • Attend trainings and meetings as needed
    • Complete other tasks, as needed, to support the department

    Compensation: $15.76/hr to start

    MRNY is an equal opportunity employer. Women, LGBTQ, and people of color strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will be afforded equal employment opportunities without discrimination because of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, age, disability or marital status.

  • Make the Road New York (MRNY) (www.maketheroadny.org) is a non-profit organization that builds the power of immigrant and working-class communities to achieve dignity and justice through organizing, policy innovation, transformative education, and survival services.

    Make the Road New York’s Adult Literacy Department seeks a temporary highly motivated, organized, dedicated and experienced temporary coordinator to oversee all of the administrative work associated with our ESOL and Civic classes in MRNY’s Queens location.

    This is a temporary position to cover someone while out on maternity leave- here are the dates/hours:

    • 40 hrs/wk Feb 24-April 10
    • 10 hrs wk minimum (probably more hrs/wk for a number of wks though we can’t promise exact #) April 13-June 19th
    • 40 hrs/wk June 22-Aug 10th

    If the current Qns admin coordinator goes out on maternity leave earlier than expected we would want the person to start in late Jan/early Feb as needed. The Adult Literacy Coordinator of Administrative work will support a dynamic Adult literacy program offering English and Citizenship preparation classes to immigrant New Yorkers. The position will be based out of MRNY’s office in Jackson Heights, Queens.

    Candidates must be bilingual in English and Spanish, and possess very strong computer and administrative skills. We need a trustworthy individual, with the ability to work occasional evening and weekend hours on a cyclical basis. In addition, candidates must be willing to travel occasionally to our Brooklyn center, as needed. Applicants must have at least 2 years previous experience working in an office setting. The ideal candidate must be efficient, communicative, and a team player who is able to multi-task and work well under pressure. They should also be able to meet deadlines as needed, be a fast learner, take initiative and work independently with high quality standards. In addition, applicants must be able to type at least 35 wpm, and demonstrate strong proficiency with Salesforce, Microsoft Office suite programs and Google Drive, as well as experience working with data entry in databases.

    Manager’s responsibilities include but are not limited to:

    • Training and management of administrative assistants and volunteers supporting MRNY’s Adult Literacy team’s admin work
    • Scheduling intake appointments for students and re-enrolling students in additional cycles
    • Pre and post testing of students using a variety of testing programs
    • Scheduling and managing outreach, enrollment and re-enrollment of students in classes
    • Managing class attendance – entering information in MRNY’s database and tracking docs, calling absent students
    • Updating student records in MRNY’s database as needed
    • Reviewing students’ records
    • Communicating via phone, email, etc. with team members and across the organization as needed to keep work moving smoothly
    • As needed: photocopying, faxing, filing, typing, updating waiting lists, and assisting staff with any other job requests.
    • Attending trainings and meetings, including regular support meetings with supervisees and supervisor and meetings with other admin team members

    Compensation: Starting compensation is based on a scale set by a democratically-elected personnel committee and will depend on factors such as experience and education. MRNY offers a generous benefit package including health insurance and 401K.

    Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Interviews will likely be held in the week of January 27th and week of February 3rd. Persons of color, women, LGBTQ people are encouraged to apply. Please email a cover letter and resume to Adultedadminjobs@maketheroadny.org

    We will only contact those we wish to interview.

    MRNY is an equal opportunity employer. Women, LGBTQ, and people of color strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will be afforded equal employment opportunities without Discrimination because of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, age, disability or marital status.

  • The Jewish Community Council of GCI is looking to hire an experienced Adult ESL Instructor to provide ESL instruction to adults in Boro Park, Brooklyn . Class will meet 2 evenings per week from 5:30-8:30pm. Duties include: assessing/testing students, providing appropriate instruction etc. BA and excellent English written/oral skills required. BEST Plus certification strongly preferred. Bi-lingual Spanish or Mandarin preferred. Resumes should be sent to r.berman@jccgci.org. Please indicate “Boro Park ESL Instructor” in the subject line.

  • The Jewish Community Council of GCI is looking to hire an experienced Adult ESL Instructor to provide ESL instruction to adults in Sunset Park, Brooklyn . Class will meet Monday and Wednesday evenings from 6-9pm. Duties include: assessing/testing students, providing appropriate instruction etc. BA and excellent English written/oral skills required. BEST Plus certification and Bi-lingual Spanish strongly preferred. Resumes should be sent to r.berman@jccgci.org. Please indicate “Sunset Park ESL Instructor” in the subject line.

  • The Jewish Community Council of GCI is looking to hire an experienced ESL instructor to provide ESL instruction to adults in Brighton Beach, Brooklyn. Class will meet two late afternoons per week from 4:30-7:30pm. Duties include: assessing/testing students, providing appropriate instruction etc. BA and excellent English written/oral skills required. BEST Plus certification strongly preferred. Bi-lingual Russian preferred. Resumes should be sent to r.berman@jccgci.org. Please indicate “ESL Instructor Brighton Beach” in the subject line.

  • The Jewish Community Council of GCI is looking to hire an experienced Adult ESL Instructor to provide Workplace Literacy/ESL instruction to adults in Jamaica, Queens . Class will meet 2 evenings per week from 6-9pm. Duties include: assessing/testing students, providing appropriate instruction etc. BA and excellent English written/oral skills required. BEST Plus certification strongly preferred. Bi-lingual Spanish preferred. Resumes should be sent to r.berman@jccgci.org. Please indicate “Jamaica ESL Instructor” in the subject line.

  • Make the Road New York (MRNY) builds the power of immigrant and working-class communities to achieve dignity and justice through organizing, policy innovation, transformative education, and survival services. Make the Road New York operates community centers in Bushwick, Brooklyn; Jackson Heights, Queens; Port Richmond, Staten Island; Brentwood, Long Island and White Plains, Westchester County. With a membership of 23,000, MRNY tackles the critical issues facing our communities, including workplace justice, tenants’ rights, immigrant rights and civil rights, TGNCIQ justice, public education, health care access, and immigration reform. (TGNCIQ = transgender, gender non-conforming, intersex and queer)

    MRNY is a multi-service organization. Our member-led organizing committees — which work on the issues named above -implement strategies to combat shared problems, and develop leadership and the capacity for civic participation. We also provide an array of high-quality bilingual services: We offer English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), Spanish-language literacy, computer literacy, citizenship preparation, and in-school and after-school youth programs. We have a robust legal program that offers direct representation across a spectrum of practice areas, including employment law, immigration law, housing and benefits, and TGNCIQ civil rights; we also take on impact litigation as a strategy for achieving broad change. Our health program offers facilitated enrollment into health insurance programs and SNAP benefits, a community health worker home visiting program, nutrition education and emergency food pantries, health care navigation, and more.”

    Current Opening: MRNY is seeking skilled adult education teachers to work as on-call/occasional ESOL and Civics substitute teachers to cover classes in our Brooklyn, Queens and/or SI community centers.

    Subs would be responsible for delivering instruction to immigrant community residents seeking to improve their English skills and their lives and circumstances, and/or to pass their citizenship exams. Subs lessons and materials are provided to the subs. Subs are responsible for reviewing all materials in advance, getting to the location 20 minutes before class to get set up, delivering instruction, and upon completion, tracking attendance and communicating with the teacher for whom the sub is covering.

    Sub Responsibilities:

    1. Pre-Class set up/post class steps
      • Review all shared sub lessons and materials in advance of the subbing gig. Communicate well with the team via email or phone before the actual class to confirm that the lesson is clear. Arrive 15 min before the class begins to get acclimated, find all materials, lesson, etc.
      • Always email the teacher after class or leave them a detailed phone message so that they’re aware of what happened in class (if there were any activities that took longer, if there are things the students seemed to need more help with, etc.)
      • Always make sure that you’ve taken attendance and put it back in the file box.
    2. Instruction
      • Deliver material in the lesson plans in ways that are sensitive to different students’ ability levels and learning styles, the need to pace and scaffold information
    3. Communication with and support of students
      • Maintain full awareness of class dynamics and support students during class if/as help is needed

    Strongly Preferred: Teaching Certification or Masters in TESOL; experience working in community based social justice organizations; interest in collaboration and professional development with team members.

    Requirements:

    • Eligible to work in the US,
    • BA, at least 3 yrs of ESOL teaching experience, preferably teaching adults.
    • Must be creative, organized, and committed to thematic instruction and learner-centered, participatory education;
    • Seeking candidates with senses of humor, good team players, teachers with excellent computer skills and BEST Plus certification (ESOL).

    Schedules:

    We need people to specify which offices and schedules they can sub.  Please include in your emailed cover letter a note re: which schedules you can work, using the chart below for reference.

    Ex- I am interested in subbing for schedules 1,2 and 3.  I am interested in subbing for schedules 4,5, and 7.  I am interested in subbing in SI only – schedule 6.

    Morning schedule Afternoon schedule Evening schedule Weekend
    Brooklyn 1)    8:30-1:30 NA 4) T-W-Th 6-9 NA
    Queens 2)    8:30-1:30 3)    3-5 or 3-5:30pm 5) M-Th 6-9 & 7-10 7) 8:30-12:30, 9:30-3:30, 1:30-6:30
    SI NA NA 6) M-Th 6-9 NA

    Subs might work anywhere from 5-15 hours a month.

    Length of job:  We will be calling on call teachers to sub until late June 2020. (Those interested in still being on call will be called for the school year beginning July 2020 as well).

    Payment  Information:

    Subs for MRNY are contractors.  To be paid, subs fill out W9s to get on our list of contractors,  and then submit invoices after every sub job.  The hourly rate for subs is $22.50/hrNote: When you invoice it’s like being self employed.   No local, state or federal income and payroll taxes are being taken out by MRNY. When filing taxes at the end of the year you’ll receive a 1099 from us that will list all the income you earned.  That will be used to calculate your taxes owed.

    How to Apply: Applicants should send resumes and cover letters to Adulteducationjobs@maketheroadny.org

    Interviews will be held ASAP.

    MRNY is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse staff. Women, LGBTQ, people with disabilities and people of color strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will be afforded equal employment opportunities without discrimination because of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, age, genetic information, disability or marital status.

  • The Jewish Community Council of GCI is looking to hire an experienced Adult ESL Instructor to provide Workplace Literacy/ESL instruction to adults in Jamaica, Queens . Class will meet 2 evenings per week from 6-9pm. Duties include: assessing/testing students, providing appropriate instruction etc. BA and excellent English written/oral skills required. BEST Plus certification strongly preferred. Bi-lingual Spanish preferred. Resumes should be sent to r.berman@jccgci.org. Please indicate “Jamaica ESL Instructor” in the subject line.

  • The Jewish Community Council of GCI is looking to hire an experienced Adult ESL Instructor to provide ESL instruction to adults in Brooklyn (Sunset Park). Class will meet Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 6-9pm. Duties include: assessing/testing students, providing appropriate instruction etc. BA and excellent English written/oral skills required. BEST Plus certification and bi-lingual Spanish strongly preferred. Resumes should be sent to r.berman@jccgci.org. Please indicate “Sunset Park ESL Instructor” in the subject line.

  • The Jewish Community Council of GCI is looking to hire an experienced Adult ESL Instructor to provide Workplace Literacy/ESL instruction to adults in Washington Heights. Classes will meet 2 evenings per week from 6-9pm. Duties include: assessing/testing students, providing appropriate instruction etc. BA and excellent English written/oral skills required. BEST Plus certification, experience teaching vocational ESL, and experience teaching digital literacy strongly preferred. Bi-lingual Spanish preferred. Resumes should be sent to r.berman@jccgci.org. Please indicate “Washington Heights ESL Instructor” in the subject line.

  • The Jewish Community Council of GCI is looking to hire an experienced Adult ESL instructor to provide Workplace Literacy/ESL instruction to adults in the Bronx. Classes will meet 2 evenings a week from 6-9pm. Duties include: assessing/testing students, providing appropriate
    instruction etc. BA and excellent English written/oral skills required. Bi-lingual Spanish and BEST Plus certification strongly preferred. Resumes should be sent to r.berman@jccgci.org. Please indicate ” Bronx Evening ESL Instructor” in the subject line.

  • The Jewish Community Council of GCI is looking to hire an experienced Adult ESL Instructor to provide ESL instruction to adults in Brooklyn (Sunset Park). Classes will meet Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 6-9pm. Duties include: assessing/testing students, providing
    appropriate instruction etc. BA and excellent English written/oral skills required. BEST Plus certification and bi-lingual Spanish strongly preferred. Resumes should be sent to r.berman@jccgci.org. Please indicate “Sunset Park ESL Instructor” in the subject line.

  • The Jewish Community Council of GCI is looking to hire an experienced Adult ESL Instructor to provide Workplace Literacy/ESL instruction to adults in Jamaica, Queens . Classes will meet 2 evenings per week from 6-9pm. Duties include: assessing/testing students, providing appropriate instruction etc. BA and excellent English written/oral skills required. BEST Plus certification strongly preferred. Resumes should be sent to r.berman@jccgci.org. Please indicate “Queens ESL Instructor” in the subject line.

  • The Jewish Community Council of GCI is looking to hire experienced bi-lingual Mandarin ESL instructors for evening classes in Brooklyn and Queens. BA and excellent English written/oral skills required. BEST Plus certification strongly preferred. Resumes should be sent to r.berman@jccgci.org. Please indicate “Bi-lingual Mandarin ESL Instructor” in the subject line.