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Nashville International Center for Empowerment

Summer Youth Program Coordinator

Nashville International Center for Empowerment


Job Summary

Nashville International Center for Empowerment, established in 2005, is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) ethnic community-based organization dedicated to ensure refugees and immigrants achieve their full potential now and for generations to come. The Youth Education Summer Coordinator will report to the Youth Education Associate Manager and will work closely with education program staff. This is a full-time, seasonal position.

Job Responsibilities

Major Responsibilities:

  • Provides oversight, including teaching, to youth summer camp
  • Contributes to curriculum for youth summer programs to support enhanced academic achievement, particularly in the subject of literacy
  • Collects quantitative data to show the growth of students enrolled in the program
  • Develops relationships with relevant schools and community partners
  • Maintains a culturally sensitive and supportive environment for all students
  • Manages student behavior to ensure quality instruction
  • Conducts outreach to recruit students for programming
  • Assists in the transportation of students during programming as needed
  • Completes all required NAZA trainings
  • Confidentiality concerning donors, clients, and interoffice is expected
  • Responsiveness to the requests of donors, clients, and volunteers is required

Reports to Youth Education Associate Manager


Successful candidates will demonstrate:

  • Ability to work with a diverse team
  • Ability to plan, prioritize, manage and complete tasks on a deadline
  • Ability to remain flexible and responsive to evolving program needs
  • Strong interpersonal and verbal communication skills
  • Familiarity with out of school and summer programming
  • High levels of motivation, self-reliance, and independence


  • Excellent written and oral English proficiency
  • Demonstrated knowledge of student motivation and engagement
  • Familiarity with Microsoft excel, information databases, internet and email
  • Commitment to live and work in Nashville, Tennessee
  • Reliable transportation


  • Must hold a Bachelor’s Degree
  • Minimum 1 year experience in a summer camp or related out of school setting
  • Experience working within Elementary or Middle School settings preferred
  • Experience in educational leadership roles strongly preferred

Additional Information



Job Type: Full-Time Salary Range: $14-18/hr

How to Apply

Contact Information and Procedure:

Send resume to careers@empowernashville.org. Qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview. No calls. Applications without requested information will not be considered.

Nashville International Center for Empowerment does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, religion (creed), gender, gender identity/expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, hiring and firing of staff, selection of volunteers and vendors, and provision of services. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our staff, clients, volunteers, subcontractors and vendors.



  • Date Posted: June 2, 2021
  • Type: Contract / Temp
  • Job Function: Educator
  • Service Area: Education
  • Start Date: 06/07/2021
  • Salary Range: COMPENSATION: Job Type: Full-Time Salary Range: $14-18/hr
  • Working Hours: 40 hrs/wk M-F 9:00 AM-5:00 PM