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Advocates for Women's and Kids' Equality (AWAKE) Tennessee

Program Facilitator

Advocates for Women's and Kids' Equality (AWAKE) Tennessee


Job Summary

Advocates for Women’s and Kids’ Equality (AWAKE) is a grassroots nonprofit organization that advocates for the systemic advancement of women and young people in Tennessee through education initiatives and policy change. Our theory of change addresses both bottom-up and top-down approaches to changemaking.

This new role is responsible for facilitating our primary education program, I Am an Advocate. The I Am an Advocate Program is an evidence based curriculum that aims to support participants in the development of interpersonal and self-care skills, sociopolitical consciousness, understandings of leadership, and communication and action planning skills essential to advocacy work. It is offered once a week over an 8 -12 week period in partnership with Nashville area nonprofits that serve youth in after-school programs and women survivors in residential programs.

The Program Facilitator will be responsible for facilitating a minimum of two I Am an Advocate partner programs concurrently per contracted semester.

Job Responsibilities

  • Facilitation
    • Facilitating the scheduled I Am an Advocate Programs concurrently per semester.
    • Guide group discussions and activities using the provided curriculum
    • Adjust the curriculum to fit the needs of the participants
    • Oversee program volunteers assigned to the site by ensuring they are aware of the curriculum for the day and ways they can assist you.
  • Data Collection
    • Administer pre- and post- program surveys to participants and site coordinators at each partner site. Turn in all Data to the Program Director.
  • Partner Engagement and Reporting
    • Maintain a positive relationship with community partners
    • Provide the Program Director with weekly program updates including challenges, successes and ideas for improvement.
  • Other tasks as assigned by directors and board members


  • Preferred Bachelor’s Degree in education,  social work, or a related field
  • High School Diploma or GED *Required*
  • At least one year of experience teaching/facilitating programing to youth
  • The ability to understand and respect values, attitudes, beliefs, and morals that differ across cultures and identities
  • Effective time management and prioritization
  • Must be available Monday -Thursday 3pm – 630pm
  • Detail-oriented with proficiency working within online management systems and virtual platforms including Zoom and Google Drive
  • Skilled communicator and relationship builder
  • Commitment to the mission, vision, and values of AWAKE

Additional Information


This is a contract position

How to Apply

To apply, fill out THIS FORM and send your resume and cover letter to info@awaketn.org with “Program Facilitator” in the subject line.


  • Date Posted: January 24, 2023
  • Type: Contract / Temp
  • Job Function: Educator
  • Service Area: Children / Youth
  • Start Date: 02/20/2023
  • Salary Range: $25/hr
  • Working Hours: 5-8 hours a week M-Th (after school hours)