Posted on August 11, 2015
For support of a new Literacy Coordinator for the continued expansion of their Economic Empowerment Program (“EEP”) and its pioneering career readiness, literacy, and information technology hard skills training program for domestic violence victims. While job readiness and the digital divide have been recognized as critical issues to be addressed by workforce development programming, literacy gaps often prevent low-income women from accessing vocational training, higher education, and jobs which require a high school or high school equivalency diploma. The Literacy Coordinator will play an integral role in helping these increasingly at-risk clients attain grade level performance through enhanced literacy services. The primary goal is to assist EEP clients obtain and maintain living wage employment within NYC’s service sector economy.