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Nations Ministry Center

Refugee Youth Summer Program Staff

Nations Ministry Center


Job Summary

Nations Ministry Center is hiring staff members to join our youth literacy program, Nations Academy.

Nations Academy helps refugee children become grade level readers and adjust to their new lives in Nashville through individualized literacy instruction and social emotional learning.

Job Responsibilities

  • Creating a safe environment in which refugee youth can thrive academically and socially
  • Reading with children and assisting with an on-line literacy program
  • Facilitating games and enhancement activities (STEM projects, SEL activities, sports, etc)
  • Supervising field trips
  • Tracking youth progress and working toward meeting grant outcomes
  • Driving a 14-passenger minibus (a CDL is not required) or van to bring students to and from our site
  • Assisting with additional screening and cleaning in compliance with CDC guidelines
  • Other duties as assigned


There are part-time and full-time positions available. Accommodations can also be made to meet internship requirements. Candidates can apply for one of the following summer shifts:

Monday-Friday 7:00a-2:00p (35 hours a week)

Monday-Friday 8:00a-3:00p (35 hours a week)

Monday-Thursday 7:30a-4:30p (36 hours a week)

Monday-Thursday 12:00p-4:30p (18 hours a week)

Summer program dates are June 2 – July 23. Training and onboarding will begin on May 24. Compensation is $15 an hour.

There is also availability for part-time positions year round in our after-school program.


  • Must have compassion for children who have lived through traumatic events and be willing to be trained in the most effective ways to respond.
  • Applicant must be able to pass a background check and have a clean driving record.
  • Preference will be given to candidates who have received a COVID-19 vaccine or are in the vaccination process.

Additional Information


Compensation is $15 an hour.

How to Apply

Email your resume and a brief cover letter to careers@nationsministrycenter.org


  • Date Posted: April 23, 2021
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Educator
  • Service Area: Children / Youth
  • Start Date: 05/24/2021
  • Salary Range: 15