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Internship & Volunteer Opportunities

Career & volunteer opportunities

The Avalon Academy is always looking for talented and motivated professionals who love learning, sharing knowledge, and creating an exceptional learning space for our students. Below is a summary of our benefits and perks.

If you are a teacher, therapist, or an individual who has a passion for education and helping students thrive, send us your resume and tell us why you would be a great fit to join the team at Avalon! careers@theavalonacademy.org

 

YOUR HEALTH

  • 100% of premiums for Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance

  • Flexible Spending Accounts

 

YOUR FUTURE

  • 401 (k) Retirement Savings Plan With Employer Match

  • Professional Development Reimbursement

 

YOUR TIME

  • 10 Paid Holidays

  • Personal/Sick Time Off Packages in accordance with CA state law

  • Winter, Spring, and Summer breaks

 

YOUR WORKPLACE

  • Multifaceted Educational/Administrative Team

  • Warm and Cozy atmosphere promoting a relaxed environment

  • Team building opportunities- Yoga for Staff, Fight club, etc.



 
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PATHWAY TO GRADUATE SCHOOL

Instructional Assistants receive weekly training from specialists in the area of speech-language pathology, physical therapy, vision therapy, and special education. There are frequent opportunities for direct observation hours with our specialists. We offer support to individuals applying for graduate school, by providing personal statement advice, mentorship, mock interviews, and recommendation letters upon request. Avalon is a fun and collaborative work environment that will provide you with experiences that make you a competitive applicant for top graduate programs. We look forward to you joining our team.

INTERNSHIP PROGRAM

The Avalon Academy provides a rich learning experience for individuals who plan to work in a rehabilitative field (e.g Physical Therapy, Speech Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Special Education, and Nursing). Interns are given the opportunity to work closely with our specialists through observation and hands on experience. For more information, have your program director contact our Executive Director, Kinga Czegeni, at kinga@theavalonacademy.org .

 

VOLUNTEER PROGRAM

The Avalon Academy offers volunteer and reverse mainstreaming opportunities. We currently have partnerships with a variety of local schools and organizations who regularly volunteer their time and talents. Prior to volunteering, we require potential volunteers to attend an orientation. Please contact us for more information. We look forward to having you!