JVS Transition to Self-Success Program Tutor

Job Duties

Jewish Vocational Service helps individuals and businesses achieve their employment goals by providing the skills necessary for success in today’s workplace. Individuals making the transition into new work environments benefit from JVS career and employment counseling, job placement, English instruction and occupational skills training programs. JVS is a non-sectarian, not-for profit corporation founded in 1973. JVS is a nationally recognized innovator in workforce development, and plays a leadership role in collaborative employment and training efforts throughout San Francisco.

Position Summary:
The JVS Youth Department provides a continuum of vocational and employment services for youth ages 14-24 with disabilities, primarily youth with learning, emotional, or mental health disabilities. Services include a year-long vocational program for high school students, job counseling, development and placement, computer skills training, and transition services for older youth, including case-management, competitive employment placement, and post-secondary education counseling services. The Youth Department serves approximately 600 San Francisco youth each year.

The Transition to Self-Success Program (TSSP) Tutor provides tutoring (primarily in math and English) to high school aged youth with disabilities who are completing their high school diploma or are working on GED preparation through the City College of San Francisco. Additionally tutoring services are provided for youth with disabilities enrolled in post-secondary education. Participating students are enrolled in City College’s Disabled Students Programs & Services and work on individualized curricula within a classroom setting. The TSSP Tutor works 2 1/2 hours per day, 4 days per week. Provide individual and small group tutoring (primarily in math and English) to students working towards completion of high school and students enrolled in post-secondary education.

Job Qualifications
Experience providing one-on-one and small group tutoring in high school level math (Algebra and Geometry) and English. Experience working with people of diverse backgrounds, cultures, languages, abilities, and levels of academic proficiency.

Excellent interpersonal, communication, and customer service skills including motivational abilities, patience, oral communications, listening skills and written communications. Ability to commit to 10 hours/week throughout the 09-10 academic year.

How to Apply
Please email cover letter and resume to recruit@jvs.org; please use TSSP Tutor in subject line.

Benefits: Part-Time and Limited-Term positions are not eligible for benefits, except workers’ compensation insurance, San Francisco Paid Sick Leave Ordinance, San Francisco Health Care Security Ordinance and San Francisco Commuter Benefits..

JVS is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, ethnic background, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin or disabilities. Please let us know if you need accommodations for the interview process.

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