Early Learning Partner - Rice Street Library
Company: Reading & Math, Inc.
Location: Saint Paul
Posted on: September 22, 2022
Thousands of kids need extra help developing early literacy skills,
math skills and confidence. Take action as an Early Learning
Partner and help kids emerge stronger and ready for school.
As an Early Learning Partner, you'll help children in
community-based learning settings, such as libraries, build skills
and get ready for Kindergarten. With great training and coaching,
we'll prepare you to work with infants, toddlers and preschoolers
to develop early literacy skills, math skills and confidence.
Early Learning Partners will support multiple community locations
and will visit one site per day. The schedule will be determined in
partnership with the sites and may include evening and Saturday
We currently need Early Learning Partners for the 2022-23 program
year, with positions beginning in October. This is an AmeriCorps
member position with Early Learning Corps. You'll be joining a
small team of tutors who are on a mission to help our youngest
learners get ready for school!
What to Expect
- Use proven strategies to help students build their skills and
- Collaborate with coaches to monitor child progress and see
- Conduct skill assessments and enter student scores into data
- Commit to continuous improvement through coaching, training and
- Represent Early Learning Corps at site-sponsored activities and
share your experience with the wider community to help build
Give your time as an Early Learning Partner 18 hours per week and
you'll receive a perks package that includes:
- A stipend of $450 paid every 2 weeks
- $7,650 total for 450 hours of service starting in October
- Up to $1,718 for tuition or student loans*
- Federal student loan forbearance and interest repayment
*The Segal AmeriCorps Education Award can be used to pay tuition or
repay qualified student loans. Individuals 55+ may gift their award
to their child, grandchild, foster child, or stepchild.
What it Takes
Early Learning Corps takes ordinary people and trains them to be
great tutors. Anyone can become a tutor as long as they have a
passion to take action for kids - and meet the following minimum
qualifications. By the time they begin their service, our tutors
- Dependable and have a history of good attendance
- Able to understand and follow instructions
- Capable of setting a pace and maintaining a schedule with
- Competent with basic computer skills (like email and navigating
- Able to travel with reliable transportation to multiple
licensed family child care locations daily
- Fluent in English for speaking, reading, and writing English
- 18 years of age or older with a high school diploma or
- A citizen, national, or lawful permanent resident of the United
- Able to successfully complete a background check
*Applicants who have received deferred action for childhood
arrivals (DACA) through the U.S. Department of Homeland Security
are not eligible to serve as AmeriCorps members at this time.
Want to Learn More?
Click here to view the position description.
We'd love to hear from you! Contact us at 866-859-2825 or
About our Organization
Early Learning Corps is powered by AmeriCorps members who serve as
tutors. Started in 2003, Early Learning Corps has helped more than
100,000 children build early literacy and numeracy skills and get
ready for Kindergarten. Rigorous third-party evaluation has shown
Early Learning Corps students consistently outperform their peers
on key emergent literacy outcomes. The program began as an
initiative of Reading Corps and is replicated nationally in 7
states, the District of Columbia, and is still growing!
Early Learning Corps is an Ampact educational program that is
administered through a formal partnership with ServeMinnesota and
fueled by research from the National Science + Service
Collaborative. As a national organization, Ampact demonstrates the
power of national service to solve complex social problems by
creating innovative programs that focus on the key areas of
education, environmental stewardship, and healthy futures for
communities. These programs include Reading Corps, Math Corps,
Early Learning Corps, Recovery Corps, Climate Impact Corps, and
Heading Home Corps.
Ampact will not discriminate for or against any AmeriCorps service
member or applicant on the basis of race, color, creed, national
origin, gender, age, religion, sexual orientation, disability,
gender identity or expression, political affiliation, marital or
parental status, familial status, military service, or any other
category protected by law. Reasonable accommodations provided upon
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