Focus Area:
Economic Opportunity


We seek an AmeriCorps Technology Empowerment Coach for our Manchester site who is passionate about bridging access to digital literacy for newly arrived refugees and immigrants. AmeriCorps members placed at the International Institute of New England-Manchester will carry out comprehensive, strategic, client- and community-based activities to respond to refugees’ and immigrants’ digital literacy needs, equipping them to fully participate in New Hampshire’s economy and contribute to the state’s growth and prosperity.

As Technology Empowerment Coach, you will work coordinate, plan, and carry out various trainings and orientations with a cohort of AmeriCorps members and community partners for IINE clients and other local refugee and immigrant groups. You will be successful in this role if you have a background working with different cultures and have experience teaching in any capacity. Fulfillment of the position will be dependent on clearing a National Service Criminal History Check.

Start Date
March 11, 2024

End Date
August 23, 2024


Position Responsibilities:

• Support the efforts of IINE to create opportunities for refugees and immigrants to succeed through resettlement, education, career advancement and pathways to citizenship , • Facilitate the social and economic integration of immigrants and refugees in the Manchester, Concord, and Nashua areas , • Provide one-on-one tutoring and office hours on computer basics and navigating community resources online , • Create, adapt, and tailor curricula on scaffolded computer basic skills to teach to clients in small group settings , • Establish service plans for refugee and immigrant participants with measurable and obtainable one-year goals that align with the Digital Intelligence Institute’s Digital Literacy Skills and Digital Readiness Standards , • Utilize Northstar Digital services to plan and carry out lesson plans for clients and community learners , • Provide guidance, leadership, and mentorship to part-time counterparts

Weekly Time Commitment

Age Requirements

Education Requirements
High school diploma / GED

Contact Information

Contact Name: Ellen Sears
Phone: 6174588391


Organization Information

International Institute of New England