Career Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in joining Houston Center for Literacy. HCL strives to create a literate, prepared workforce by building high capacity, effective and top performing literacy agencies and programs throughout the Greater Houston area.


Job Title: ESL Instructor, part-time (Site-Based Workplace Literacy Project)

Pay Rate: $22.00/hour

Schedule: ***Work hours are VERY unconventional and may vary so individual MUST have a flexible schedule - nights and weekends may be required***

Summary: The Instructor is responsible for delivering work-based literacy curricula (English @ Work) to adult learners- implementing lessons in English as a Second Language (ESL), computer literacy, and job retention. In addition to student instruction, the Instructor will monitor student progress, provide general classroom management, deliver appropriate communication with program staff and clients, and assist in intake/outtake processes for program participants.

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Job Title: AmeriCorps Member (Texas Family Literacy AmeriCorps Program)

Pay Rate: Monthly stipend of $1,139

Schedule: Full-time, 11-month term

Summary: The Texas Family Literacy AmeriCorps position is an 11-month Full time position. AmeriCorps Texas Family Literacy Initiative Members are placed in literacy programs throughout Austin and Houston where they teach English as a Second Language, GED Preparation, and early childhood literacy; recruit and manage volunteers; and participate in community service projects. 

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Link to apply: https://MyAmericorps.gov 


To apply, please submit resume and cover letter to hr@houliteracy.org or by postal mail to:

ATTN: Human Resources
Houston Center for Literacy
2401 Portsmouth St., Suite 230
Houston, TX 77098


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HCL supports the Mayor's Coalition for Literacy, an association of more than 50 organizations offering literacy services throughout the Greater Houston area. View job opportunities at our member organizations by visiting our literacy provider job bank.

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Our Mission

In order to boost the economy of Houston, Houston Center for Literacy strengthens providers of adult education who, in turn, provide necessary skills for underemployed citizens to fulfill their potential and become economically self-sufficient.

Our Vision

We envision a city where every adult is equipped with the basic skills they need to qualify for jobs that will allow them to support their families and thrive as prosperous, independent, successful members of our society.