American YouthWorks


Full Time

Austin, Tx


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Description and Responsibilities


The IT Pathways Instructor assists the IT Pathways and Education Manager in teaching and training participants in various computer and media projects to increase job skills, self-confidence, connection to their community, and post-secondary education and training readiness.


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions and basic tasks.

Under the direct supervision of the IT Pathways and Education Manager, the IT Pathways Instructor will perform the following functions:

  • Collaborate with IT Pathways and Education Manager to: Plan, develop, coordinate projects and certification training; Evaluate members’ performance;Recruit and orient new members;

  • Report project updates as needed or requested;

  • Develop curriculum or lesson plans, course content, and course materials that relate to current projects;

  • Teach and train participants over Computer hardware repair and software installation, Illustrator, Screen Printing, Web Design, and other technological skills;

  • Track and record participant attendance, service hours, and academic progress via Google Documents or Database System;

  • Participate in recruiting, and managing volunteer instructors or Full-Time AmeriCorps classroom assistant  to teach workshops that help expand participant knowledge base;

  • As needed work with Case Managers to assist in addressing participant issues;

  • Work with AYW staff on participant training, special event planning, and special needs;

  • Other duties as requested or assigned.


Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, UX Design, or Graphic Design, Digital; or Bachelor’s Degree in Art or Science;


Two years experience in the computer technology field, teaching technology skills, and previous related experience working with academically and socially at-risk opportunity youth and young adults with criminal records and a variety of lifestyles, behaviors, cultural and spiritual practices. Related experience in jobs training, youth development, working with contracts, reporting measurements, audit request, compliance, member coordination and, or working as a YouthBuild/AmeriCorps;

EQUIVALENT: Associate’s degree in the specified or related field and 2 years of work experience such as described in the essential functions and duties of the job description; or High school diploma or GED and 4 years of work experience such as described in the essential functions and duties of the job description.