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YouthBuild Classroom Instructor, Burlington

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  • Who We Are

    ReSOURCE is looking for a YouthBuild Classroom Instructor to creatively lead the classroom portion of our award winning YouthBuild program in Burlington, Vermont. ReSOURCE is an innovative non-profit organization with the mission of waste reduction, job skill training and poverty relief. The YouthBuild Classroom Instructor supports this mission by creating a pathway to graduation for young people. If you want your work to make a difference every day, keep reading!

    Why ReSOURCE?

    ReSOURCE has a State-wide presence, but we still feel and act like a small organization. ReSOURCE is fun, friendly and the work we do makes a difference. Our staff do impactful, life-changing work, and we strive to provide a work environment that is both supportive and inclusive in driving this work and our staff to be successful. This starts with respect for our people, trust in each other, and a genuine belief in the work we do.

    ReSOURCE applies a people-first approach to decision making, meaning our employees, students, customers and community are our priority. We value inclusion, collaboration and respect. Our benefits include comprehensive health, vision and dental plans, retirement savings plan, Employee Assistance Plan, 35% employee discount, 10 paid holidays and a generous paid time off package (18 paid days per year), incredible coworkers and the chance to change lives every day.

    What the YouthBuild Classroom Instructor Does

    Many young people don’t find success in traditional classroom settings. Unfortunately, it’s too easy for these students to assume they are bad learners. The YouthBuild Classroom Instructor changes that by creating a welcoming classroom where all types of learning are acknowledged and celebrated.

    Every day the YouthBuild Classroom Instructor provides instructional and case management for ReSOURCE’s YouthBuild Burlington program. The YouthBuild Classroom Instructor provides individual and group instruction to support students achieving high school diplomas, workforce certifications, post-secondary pursuits and work readiness.

    Daily interaction is 1 on 1 with students or in small groups in the classroom. There is abundant staff interaction to provide support for students outside the classroom in other parts of the program.

    Longer term, this position ensures young people in Vermont have a pathway to graduation which leads to improved employment outcomes and long term success.

    Work Schedule & Environment

    Hours – 40 hour per week, Monday – Thursday. Exact hours and schedule to be determined with finalist.

    Location – YouthBuild Burlington, Pine Street, Burlington

    Hybrid schedule is possible with some instructional prep and curriculum development work completed remotely. The majority of the work will be done onsite with students.

    Compensation – Salary range is $43,680-$47,840, depending on experience. 

    This position is supervised by our YouthBuild Program Manager who is passionate about youth development and believes that students should be both valued and challenged. He believes in creating flexible and rigorous pathways to learning and achievement. He is highly respected by our school partners.

    The YouthBuild Burlington team is highly collaborative and, to a person, totally invested. No clock watchers here. They want every day at YouthBuild to be an opportunity for growth.


    Benefits for full-time staff include health and dental plans, retirement savings plan, EAP, employee discount, 10 paid holidays and a generous time off package.  

    Job Requirements

    The YouthBuild Classroom Instructor must have education, curriculum and/or lesson planning experience with a bachelor’s degree in education or a related field. What’s most important is a strong commitment to cultivating a safe, respectful, and collaborative learning environment for young adults ages 16-24. Since our Instructor will occasionally transport students, a valid driver’s license with a clean record is preferred.

    They must be naturally good at connecting with young people, developing leadership in others, and must naturally be creative when designing learning activities.

    They’ll learn about the YouthBuild USA model and alternative pathways to high school graduation in Vermont and will be part of 3 years of professional training in diversity, equity and inclusion at ReSOURCE.

    ReSOURCE serves diverse populations throughout Vermont. As a workplace, ReSOURCE is strengthened by diverse perspectives. ReSOURCE seeks applicants who reflect the diversity within Vermont and who bring unique talents and strengths to ReSOURCE’s programs.

    This institution is an equal opportunity provider, and employer. Services to individuals with disabilities are available upon request.

    To apply for this job please visit oneasure.evolutionadvancedhr.com.

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