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Reading Literacy and English Teachers
DFOWW Incorporated in Buffalo, New Jersey
Date Posted 05/13/2021
Faculty-Liberal Arts-English And Literature
Employment Type 2
Application Deadline Open until filled

Attention English majors, Instructors, Professors, Teachers, literacy and reading majors, and Retired Educators

Opportunity to improve literacy among adults around the country.

JOIN dfoww, Incorporated as a volunteer board member of the Board of Directors.

About Us:

dfoww, Incorporated is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that provides reading and writing assistance to underprivileged, low-income, minority individuals, and communities nationwide. We have recently created the Write-Right Literacy Program to address the inequality and the literacy achievement challenges that disproportionately impacts the groups that dfoww, Incorporated has set out to assist in communities around the country.

Our Newest Initiative: The Write-Right Literacy Program

The Write-Right Literacy Program is a 14-week online literacy program that helps prepare adults 18 years of age and up, who did not graduate from high school, for the Reasoning Through Language Arts portion of the state GED test.

How You Can Help and Become A Part of the Movement:

We are looking for talented, skilled, and motivated people to join our Board of Directors. If you are a teacher, instructor, professor, or retired educator, we would love for you to join our Teaching Committee as member of the Board of Directors.

As a member of the Board of Directors, you will use your talents, experience, and training to create and improve initiatives that correlate with the mission of the organization. Each member of the Board of Directors will be responsible attending monthly board meetings, fundraising, and perform assigned duties or associated tasks as both a member of the Board of Directors and a part of the Teaching Committee.

Most importantly, as a member of Teaching Committee, you will work together with other members of the committee to teach virtual courses, update curriculum as needed, grade tests, provide tutoring, and oversee the growth and efficiency of the Write-Right Literacy Program. The program’s curriculum must meet the common core standard.

The members of the Board of Directors and Teaching Committee Chair will report to the Board Chair, Ms. Terri Jones, and the Office of the Executive Director.

Benefits of joining the Board of Directors/What it can mean for you:

· Career Advancement: Gain valuable leadership, project management, and other career-focused experience. Serving on a nonprofit board of directors will expand your skill set. Just by being involved, you are sure to learn more about marketing, governance, finance, branding, recruiting volunteers, interacting with community officials and community members, and much more. Based on your performance as a member of the Board of Directors, a letter of recommendation can be provided for future employment opportunities.

· Networking and Boundless Opportunities: As a board member you will have the opportunity to connect with leaders in the community (including government officials, political leaders, corporate executives, etc.) and attend networking events representing dfoww, Incorporated.

· Tax Benefits: All donations including student sponsorships fees, member dues, and fundraising dues, are a tax write-off for taxpayers. Additionally, if you own a company, all donations, fees, and dues can be used as a tax credit.

· ATTENTION RETIREES: Being a part of the Board of Directors allows you to utilize your life experience and provide purpose in the time can use to dedicate to our organization and its mission.

· Giving Back: If you believe in our mission, joining the Board of Directors will allow you to see it through. Your work, efforts, knowledge, and abilities can make a difference in the evolution and growth of our organization in correlation with its mission.

· Paid Time Off: 2-4 hours of paid work leave per week (in some cases) if you inform your employer that you serve on a board for a nonprofit organization and have board duties to attend to.

· Certified Volunteer Hours: All hours spent performing fiduciary duties, attending networking events, and completing tasks for the various initiatives and programs of dfoww Incorporated are tracked and certified. Annually a certificate will be produced for each volunteer board member identifying the number of hours recorded that the member has dedicated to the organization.

This is volunteer board member opportunity. dfoww, Incorporated is a “working board”. As a member of the Board of Director for nonprofit organization, you will have a fiduciary responsibility to pay student sponsorship fees, member dues, and fundraising dues. The fees and dues can be sponsored by an organization, company, church, relative, or friend. Again, all fees and dues are a tax write-off.

To learn more about our organization, check out our website at https://dfoww.org/

Job Types: Part-time, Contract

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Contract


  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekends


  • Bachelor's (Preferred)


  • Teaching: 1 year (Preferred)


  • Teaching Certification (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • Fully Remote

Work Remotely:

  • Yes
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