Social Justice Curriculum and Instructional Specialist (with Stipend)

  • Volunteer Position
  • (remote)

Website Boys Hope Girls Hope of New York

Where youth in need become college and career-ready

THE POSITION: Social Justice Curriculum & Instructional Specialist

THE ORGANIZATION: Boys Hope Girls Hope of New York (BHGH of NY) is an urban boarding college access
program located in Brooklyn, New York. The program provides wrap around services to scholars in
residence which include tutoring, service learning, arts programming and more. Our young women
reside in East Flatbush and our young men reside in Fort Greene.

THE ROLE: At Boys Hope Girls Hope of New York (BHGH of NY) when it comes to education
we believe in enriching our scholars far beyond the classroom. Through our Service Learning in
Action Program, we educate our young adults about local, regional, and global concerns,
with efforts to cultivate impactful citizens for years to come.

This year, our program will be completely virtual and utilize the Facing History curriculum to
explore the question: How Did We Get Here? Through our two-part model, service cohorts will examine
this question through readings, journaling, discussion and developing a community centered project.
Our goal is to deepen the scholars understanding of the underlying issues surrounding their lives
and the globe. In order to continue our efforts, we are seeking an experienced Social Justice
Curriculum & Instructional Specialist to facilitate the Facing History curriculum with our
scholars.

As a Social Justice Curriculum & Instructional Specialist, your responsibilities & obligations
would be as follows (but are not limited to):

Facilitate the Facing History Curriculum:

Title of Series: How Did We Get Here?

Policing and the Legacy of Racial Injustice

Link: https://www.facinghistory.org/educator-resources/current-
events/policing-legacy-racial-injustice

Session 1 – Preparing for a conversation about policing and racial injustice Session 2 – The
History of Slave Patrols, Black Codes, and Vagrancy Laws Session 3 – Policing, Public Safety and
Bias

Session 4- Creating a Society that Ensures Safety for All

Sessions 5– Sessions 8 Project Planning & Community Development Project

-Engage scholars through experiential learning through the digital platform of Zoom

-Instruct scholars through a variety of learning styles including lectures, group discussions, and
readings

-Incorporate scholar reflection and journaling during the sessions with the Facing History
Curriculum

-Review Project Planning & Management with scholars

-Create and administer scholar assessments

-Must be available on Wednesdays from 6:00pm –7:30pm

-Must be present on all programming events

Day & Time: Wednesdays from 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Session Dates:

Part 1- Educational Sessions-

March -17, 2021 – April 21, 2021 3/17, 3/24, 4/14, 4/21

Part 2- Project Planning & Community Development Project –

April 28th, 2021 – May 12th, 2021 4/28, 5/5, 5/12

Project Date: 5/13/2021

Other assistance may be assigned, as directed by the Directors of Academic Success

QUALIFICATIONS:

• 1-3 years of experience in instruction and advocacy in area of expertise

• Prior teaching/instructing experience

• Experience working with/for high school students in an urban setting

• Experience with project management is preferred

 

To apply for this job email your details to bhghny@bhgh.org


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