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Nashville International Center for Empowerment

Volunteer and Training 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 Volunteer and Training Coordinator will report to the Education Program Manager and will work closely with education program staff. This is a full time, 40 hour position.

Job Responsibilities

  • Supervise the onboarding, placement, and training of all volunteers and interns.
  • Manage the volunteer recruitment and retention plan.
  • Work closely with the Development and Outreach team to cultivate long-term volunteer investment in agency success.
  • Assist in the training and placement of all NICE teachers.
  • Assist with pre and post-assessment process
  • Attend training and professional development events as directed by the Program Manager of Education.


Successful candidates will demonstrate:

  • Ability to work with a diverse team. 
  • Ability to plan, prioritize, manage, control and execute tasks on timely matters
  • Ability to present a strong interpersonal and verbal communication skills
  • Have high levels of motivation, self-reliance, and independence
  • Ability to troubleshoot/problem solve


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


  • Qualification to teach English Language Learners. Acceptable qualifications include MEd, MA, or MAT in ESL or TESOL, TESL or TEFL certificate from a qualifying agency, CELTA or DELTA certification.
  • Minimum 1 year relevant work experience with qualification or 4 year’s equivalent work experience. 
  • A bachelor’s degree or higher preferred
  • Experience with volunteer management preferred

Additional Information



Job Type: full-time

How to Apply

Contact Information and Procedure:

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



  • Date Posted: February 11, 2020
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Programs and Service Delivery
  • Service Area: Social / Human Services
  • Start Date: 03/01/2020
  • Working Hours: 40 hrs/wk