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Make a difference! Program/instructor Assistant - Bilingual-$12-$15/hour

Florida Institute for Community Studies (FICS)
7510 Soccer Ave, Tampa, FL 33634
$12 - $15 an hour - Temporary, Part-time, Full-time


7510 Soccer Ave, Tampa, FL 33634

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  • Flexible schedule
  • Paid time off

Full job description

This is an ideal position for a bilingual English-Spanish speaking professional who loves children, families and computers! That's because there is a fair amount of data entry and record keeping associated with the position. Even if your computer skills aren't great, but you're willing to learn, we will train you.

Perfect for students - we will work around your schedule if possible. May turn into full-time permanent!

This position requires all of the following (we pay for the training):

1. CPR/1st Aid

2. Level 2 Background Check (DCF)

3. Driver's License and/or reliable means of transportation or getting to work

*This job requires a fair amount of organization and the ability to balance multiple responsibilities at a time.
* You will work on Prodigy Cultural Arts, Straz Center Partnership and other FICS programming

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

1. Provide support to instructors and administration in Prodigy program, including but not limited to: classroom management, co-teaching, crisis intervention, record keeping

2. Participate in training sessions and staff meetings.

3. Document activities through sign ins, collect and compile statistics on the program as required.

4. Conduct home visits and recruit as needed

5. Serve as a role model for participants,modeling exemplary behavior.

6. Network with federal, state, county and community agencies to deliver services and promote program.

7. Assist clients in coordinating servicesand navigating services (in their own language).

8. Advocate and translate on behalf of clients as needed.

9. Communicate and reach clients through phone calls, letters or other correspondence.

10. Conduct presentations for the program and parents.

11. Clean up and maintain the Center.

12. Supervise and help youth become leaders through community service.

13. Help fund-raise and work as a team member.

14. Other duties as assigned.

FICS holds 4-5 showcases per year, often in the evening or weekend. You will have adequate lead time to plan for these but they are mandatory for staff.

Please submit a COVER LETTER outlining your experiences and qualifications for the position along with an updated resume via email. Check out our website to learn a little about us: Please no phone calls.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Temporary

Pay: $12.00 - $15.00 per hour


  • Flexible schedule
  • Paid time off


  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

COVID-19 considerations:
FICS has a number of precautions, including daily temperature checks, hand sanitizing/hand washing and mandatory mask wearing. PPE provided.


  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)


  • Teaching: 2 years (Required)


  • Spanish and English (Required)


  • FL- ISSUED Drivers' License (Required)

Work Location:

  • One location

Hours per week:

  • 20-29
  • 30-39

Employment Length:

  • 4 - 6 months

Typical start time:

  • 10AM

Typical end time:

  • 6PM

This Job Is:

  • A good fit for applicants with gaps in their resume, or who have been out of the workforce for the past 6 months or more
  • A good job for someone just entering the workforce or returning to the workforce with limited experience and education
  • A job for which all ages, including older job seekers, are encouraged to apply

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Benefit Conditions:

  • Waiting period may apply

Work Remotely:

  • No

COVID-19 Precaution(s):

  • Personal protective equipment provided or required
  • Temperature screenings
  • Social distancing guidelines in place
  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place