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Volunteer

Brother’s Keeper depends on the enthusiasm and support of our volunteers.  If you are interested in volunteering for Brother’s Keeper, please email us at info@BrothersKeeperTN.org.  Please provide your contact information, anticipated availability, and any particular area of interest to which you hope to contribute.

Employment Opportunities

 

If you would like to take part in helping adults with intellectual disabilities maximize their potential, we encourage you to apply by completing an application and submit it along with a cover letter and your resume. Per policy, applicants must be at least 18 years of age. You may complete the online form below and upload your resume and cover letter, OR you may DOWNLOAD AND PRINT THE APPLICATION and mail it, along with your resume and cover letter, to the following address:

Brother’s Keeper
PO Box 4101
Johnson City, TN 37602

Purpose: The program provides continuing education and training in functional academics, vocational, life skills, social awareness, physical exercise, and spiritual growth through the application of adaptive teaching techniques and varying methods of instruction for adults with intellectual disabilities.  All staff will fully participate in the daily program and activities. Brother’s Keeper has a mission to enrich the lives of these adults in order to expand their opportunities after High School.

Positions Available:

Instructional Assistant

Job Description for

Instructional Assistant

 

Qualifications:

  1. Strong written, verbal, presentation, organizational, and interpersonal skills
  2. Experience in educating and training individuals with intellectual disabilities
  3. Meets all of the health, physical, and screening requirements of this position

 

Job Goal:

To assist in providing education and training that is implemented through adaptive teaching techniques and varying methods of instruction for educational, vocational, physical, spiritual, and social developmental opportunities for participants enrolled at Brother’s Keeper; to maintain a successful and growing program at Brother’s Keeper.

 

Essential Functions:

  1. Flexibility within the daily operating hours of Brother’s Keeper
  2. Be available and willing to assist with restroom needs of participants as identified by the Educational Director or Program Instructors
  3. Assist in implementing and participating in aspects of the daily routines of Brother’s Keeper participants
  4. Collaborate with the staff of Brother’s Keeper to implement diverse and action-filled activities for all participants to attain their agreed upon and established goals
  5. Communicate effectively and appropriately with parents/guardians of participants; refer appropriate inquiries and comments to the Educational Director and Program Instructors
  6. Be available and visible in an active manner in the classroom and activity settings for participants
  7. Provide for the safety, emotional, and physical well-being of the participants and staff at all times
  8. Supervise participants at all times
  9. Provide proper care of the facility and the supplies of the program
  10. Know and follow the safety rules and proper procedures associated with the job
  11. Uphold the Brother’s Keeper Faith statement while leading by example and treating others with respect
  12. Perform other duties as assigned.
Nondiscrimination Policy: Brother’s Keeper admits program attendees of any race, color, national origin, and ethnic origin to all rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to program attendees. Its application procedures and daily operations do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, or ethnic origin in the administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship programs, athletic programs, and other school-administered program

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Applicant Information

Are you a citizen of the United States?
If no, are you authorized to work in the U.S.?
Have you ever worked for this company?
Have you ever been convicted of, or pleaded guilty or no contest, to any criminal offense of any kind?
Have you ever participated in, or been accused, convicted, or pleaded guilty or no contest, to abuse or sexual misconduct?
Are you at least 18 years of age?

Education

Did you graduate?
Did you graduate?
Did you graduate?

References

Please list three professional references.

Previous Employment

May we contact your previous supervisor for a reference?
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May we contact your previous supervisor for a reference?

Military Service

Disclaimer and Signature

I certify that my answers are true and complete to the best of my knowledge.
If this application leads to employment, I understand that false or misleading information in my application or interview may result in my release.

Please tell us how you learned about the employment opportunity:

Brother’s Keeper admits program attendees of any race, color, national origin, and ethnic origin to all rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to attendees of the Corporation’s programs. Its application procedures and daily operations do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, or ethnic origin in the administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship programs, athletic programs, and other school-administered programs.

Letter of interest:
Resume: