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Program Manager

  • We are seeking applicants for a full-time Program Manager. Please click on the position name to see the job description details.
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The Literacy Council of Frederick County is seeking a candidate who is interested in joining a growing team of nonprofit professional staff and volunteers who are dedicated to supporting adult basic education and literacy programs for a diverse community of adult learners and their families in Frederick County.

The focus of this full-time Program Manager position is to oversee all adult literacy programs provided by the Literacy Council of Frederick County, including:

  • One-to-one/small group tutoring (English as a Second Language/Basic Literacy)
  • Community Classes
  • Parent Literacy
  • Workplace Literacy

This position will specifically oversee and manage an intake and assessment process for adult learners, volunteer training, community classes, data management and reporting, and outreach to the community to build relationships and coordinate delivery of services. This position is ideal for an experienced professional in the field of adult literacy who has program management experience and a proven track record teaching adults who are English language learners.  Certification in TESOL or equivalent training is a priority.

You will join a collaborative team of colleagues who display a high degree of professionalism, intercultural sensitivity, a belief in lifelong learning, and a strong commitment to help lift lives through literacy programs.

For more information, contact Laurie Fisher, Executive Director, Literacy Council of Frederick County.  (301) 600-2066 or lauriefisher@frederickliteracy.org.

Office Assistant

Note: This position has not been posted yet on LinkedIn. See below for specific instructions.

We are seeking applicants for an Office Assistant.

The Literacy Council of Frederick County is seeking a candidate who is interested in joining a growing team of nonprofit professional staff and volunteers who are dedicated to supporting adult basic education and literacy programs for a diverse community of adult learners and their families in Frederick County. The ideal candidate will be bilingual in English and Spanish.

The focus of this part-time Office Assistant position is to provide overall support for the Literacy Council’s tutoring, community classes, parent literacy and workplace literacy programs.  This position will have the benefit of interacting directly with prospective and current adult learners from many diverse backgrounds, as well as an amazing team of dedicated volunteer tutors, class instructors, and staff. The position will be located at the Literacy Council’s office located at 110 E. Patrick Street, Frederick.

A general description of duties include:

  • Ensure that the office is accessible during regular work hours
  • Answer telephone, front desk inquiries, greet and assist visitors
  • Coordinate office volunteers, day to day volunteer tasks, including training office volunteers
  • Support curbside pickup/drop off of teaching and learning materials from lending library
  • Respond to general email and channel requests to appropriate team members
  • Distribute workload among the volunteer staff; Maintain volunteer staff time records; Train volunteer staff
  • Schedule tutor rooms and classroom
  • Manage lending library (new inventory, accurate inventory, new patrons, check in/out, overdue notices)
  • Respond/prepare material requests for tutors/students 
  • Order and maintain office supplies/classroom materials/books as needed
  • Maintain information and referral for students
  • Help with publicity, press releases, online newsletter  
  • Create and submit facility work order requests 
  • Submit monthly copier report and orders repairs as needed 
  • Data entry and outputs
  • Support tutor intake and assessment process 
  • General office maintenance 
  • Maintain most current signage/classroom schedules posted 
  • Update website with current classroom & volunteer training schedules
  • Make copies as requested, organize and process mailings, open and distribute mail
  • Distribute promotional materials to library and other agencies on a scheduled basis 
  • Support special events

You will join a collaborative team of colleagues who display a high degree of professionalism, intercultural sensitivity, a belief in lifelong learning, and a strong commitment to help lift lives through literacy programs.

For more information, contact Laurie Fisher, Executive Director, Literacy Council of Frederick County.  (301) 600-2066 or lauriefisher@frederickliteracy.org. Interested applicants, please email a cover letter and resume to Laurie Fisher.