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Fedcap Skilled Labor Career Institute Instructor in Boston, Massachusetts

We are immediately hiring in Boston, Massachusetts! Join us at Community Work Services (CWS) for an exciting career as the Skilled Labor Career Institute Instructor!

Mission: To help people who face barriers to work obtain employment and achieve self-sufficiency through innovative job training, placement, and support services

Community Work Services (CWS) was founded in 1877 as the Cooperative Society of Visitors Among the Poor of Boston to provide services to the poor of Boston and address the roots of poverty through employment, education, and housing improvements. Its founder, Annie Fields, is said to have been a transitional figure in the development of a professional social-service network. Mrs. Fields hoped to apply business principles and efficiency to benevolent activities and charity work. Today CWS provides job placement, training, and support services in the Boston area.

Community Work Services joined The Fedcap Group in 2013

Job Title: Skilled Labor Career Institute Instructor

Location: Boston

FLSA Status: Exempt

Position Type: Full Time (Contractual)

Position Summary:

The Skilled Labor Career Institute Instructor will support the technical-education instruction for trainees entering the energy and construction career fields. The areas of instruction are Solar PV Installer, Electronic Systems Technician (Electrical) and Alternative Energy. The trainer will lead instructional sessions for adult trainees for approximately 6-7 weeks during 12-14 cohort delivery. The primary responsibility will be facilitating an established accredited curriculum developed by the National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER).

Essential Job Functions:

  • Assist members and provide instruction and activities in the areas of electrical, alternative energy, or solar design, operations, construction safety, and best practices.

  • Designs and implements hands-on, lab-oriented technology, engineering, and construction-related activities.

  • Provides structured, project-based lessons on industry standards and learning that interconnects career development and integral subject knowledge.

  • Creates and maintains an effective environment for learning.

  • Maintains meaningful positive rapport with trainees, staff, program partners, and stakeholders of CWS, organizational affiliates, and industry partners.

  • Encourages behavior that promotes character development and professional development.

  • Implements rigorous lesson plans that are driven by technical and performance assessment.

  • Ensures that trainees display knowledge of content standards.

  • Uses CWSs proprietary LMS and other technology to promote learning, creativity, and collaboration.

  • Implements and analyzes computer-based tutorial lessons on the web or digital learning platforms associated with the industry standards and curriculum.

  • Develops activities which align with standards in the area of focus.

  • Exposes members to a wide variety of skills and knowledge in topics ranging from initial exposure to a deeper understanding. To include lab work and “hands-on training” outside of the classroom, and any practice of learning associated with providing technical capacity for a career in renewable energy.

Education and Experience:

  • High School Diploma/GED

  • Minimum four (4) years of experience as a Journeyman or Technician level in the Solar, Electrical, or Energy industry

  • One (1) year of experience as a certified instructor or supervisor in a vocational-technical construction or maintenance related training program preferred (or be willing to be trained and certified as an instructor)

  • OSHA Certified Trainer (Preferred)

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software

  • Must have outstanding verbal and written communication skills.

  • Experience working in and/or ability to demonstrate commitment to nonprofit work targeting economically disadvantaged populations: youth, homeless, elderly, ex-offenders, low wage earners, individuals with disabilities, working families, un/underemployed, and hard-to-place individuals, highly preferred.

Equal Opportunity Employer