LV seeks Program Coordinator for the Malone office

Literacy Volunteers of Essex/Franklin Counties seeks part-time program coordinator for the Malone office.  Responsibilities include: student and volunteer recruitment, student intake and assessment, community engagement, and more.  Candidates must be familiar with Microsoft Office, well organized, flexible, and have strong computer skills.  Please e-mail resume and cover letter to .  We are looking to have this position filled by October 16, 2015

Full job description below.

Program Coordinator – Job Description

Program Coordinators for Literacy Volunteers of Essex/Franklin Counties provide both direct and indirect support to adult learners and volunteer tutors.


  • Assist in the creation of a recruitment plan with staff members
  • Recruit new adult learners by networking with other service agencies like CV-TEC, GRASP, etc.
  • Prepare and present informational presentations on Literacy Volunteers to local community groups and other service providers so as to promote program awareness and recruit potential tutors.
  • Share new names for the mailing list so as to increase publicity
  • Recruit and coordinate other volunteer tasks for those not comfortable with tutoring

Program Operations:

  • Conduct intake interviews with each student who enrolls in any program
  • Assess each learner with a pre and post-test in the TABE or BEST Plus exam
  • Complete a test analysis on each exam
  • Match each adult learner with a trained, volunteer tutor
  • Collect and manage contact hours for students and tutors on a monthly basis
  • Complete a three-month follow-up on adult learners who have exited our program


  • Represent Literacy Volunteers at various community outreach events
  • Encourage and create opportunities for volunteer tutors to come together, share successful strategies, and best practices to build more skills
  • Become acquainted with, encourage, and understand the needs of both adult learners and volunteer tutors

Other Responsibilities:

  • Be familiar with all office equipment and other resources that are also accessible to staff, students, and volunteer tutors
  • Attend when necessary, training opportunities for professional advancement
  • Assist serve, or work at special events

Annual Appreciation Dinner

Literacy Volunteers of Essex/Franklin Counties will host is annual appreciation dinner on Wednesday October 8, 2014 at the Lake Placid Community Church.  The event will be held from 6-8pm, and all are welcome to attend.  If you would like to bring a dish to share, it would be greatly appreciated.  Please RSVP by October 3rd to your local program coordinator.

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