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Social Media Instructor and Motivator

Grace and Life Church
Posted: 05/23/2022
Salary/Range: $20 - $25 x hour plus bonuses if goals are met
Location
Southwest Denver
Description:

Position: Social Media Instructor & Motivator

 

Employment Type: Part-time, 10 hours per week

 

Stipend: From $20 to $25 per hour based on qualifications. Bonuses will be given if 8-week course goals and final project are met. This is a 1099 contractor position. Consequently, contractor is entirely responsible for his/her own taxes.

Schedule: This program will begin on June 1 and go until December 31, 2022. Classes will take place two days per week for a total of 5 hours per week. Five additional weekly hours will be paid for staff meetings, class preparation and extra tasks. In-person attendance is required for class times.

Job Description: Do you have a passion for creating positive messages via social media (TikTok, YouTube, podcasts, etc.) and high school students? Grace and Life Church is currently seeking a Social Media Instructor to teach students interested in becoming social influencers and creating their own social media platforms that will help reduce violence.

Applicants must be enthusiastic, hardworking, and responsible, as well as have a love for God and for inner-city high school students. The ideal candidate will have experience working with high school students as well as experience in social and digital media technology.

Daily Responsibilities

  • Teach a daily 20-minute lesson to students on how to create a social media platform and content for storytelling, reporting, interviewing, and other imaginative positive messaging formats
  • Oversee student attendance and follow up with absent students
  • Will help students during their project work and LivedX journaling times
  • Helps with the day-to-day organization and management of the program and 20-35 high school students alongside Digital Media Instructor

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop promo material and help recruit 20-35 high school students interested in becoming social influencers
  • Develop a 28-week syllabus that will teach students three 8-week courses on different social media platforms (e.g., Instagram, YouTube, Facebook, podcasting, etc.), followed by a 4-week final project of the students choosing
  • Every other week motivate students with a 20-minute discussion of historical young people who impact(ed) society
  • Edit, proof, and provide feedback to students prior to publishing their content

Requirements & Skills:

  • Tech savvy (however, a Digital Media Instructor will teach the media technology)
  • Passion for teaching/working with youth and ability to make everyone feel fully accepted and integrated
  • Excellent written/verbal communication skills and ability to creatively guide students in brainstorming content
  • Must be able to use computer editing tools and Google Suite (doc, spreadsheet, meet, and email programs)
  • Driver’s license required
  • Police background check is required for all persons working with youth under the age of 18

To apply, please email a resume to pastorcarranza1@gmail.com or call 303.949.4674 to speak with Pastor Scott

 

Who we are: Grace and Life Church is partnering with the Denver Police Department, the Martin Foundation, and LivedX to connect with high school students, teach them social media skills, and give them an influential voice to address and alleviate factors that can lead young people to commit acts of violence. This project is funded by the Hotspot grant from the Denver Police. Consequently, proselytizing is not permitted during class times, unless a student inquires. This project will take place at Grace and Life Church located at 4201 W. Kentucky Ave., Denver, 80219.

To Apply: Pastor Scott Carranza, scottcarranza@graceandlifechurch.org, 303.949.4674