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AmeriCorps Literacy Lead (Starting January, 2023)

Company: AmeriCorps
Location: Saint Paul
Posted on: November 24, 2022

Job Description:

Reading Partners Literacy Lead (2023)Twin Cities, MNInterested in empowering students to become confident readers and lifelong learners? Join Reading Partners as an AmeriCorps Literacy Lead!The AmeriCorps Literacy Lead is a direct tutoring support position within our in-person reading centers and in using our remote tutoring system for distance tutoring, focusing on target students in need of more individualized instruction. This role, especially in a distance tutoring environment, may also interact a lot with parents and caregivers. AmeriCorps members serve full-time from January or February, 2023 through June or July, 2023 and must commit to a service term of 900+ hours.What you ll do:Direct Tutoring & Student SupportTutor an average of 10-15 target students twice per weekIdentify alternative methods to provide more intensive and individualized literacy strategies to meet our students learning needs.Relationship Management & CommunicationForge and maintain positive relationshipsCreate a positive tutoring environment for students and caregivers.About You!You ll be successful in this role if you:Root your service in our vision & values.Possess a high school diploma or GED.Hold US Citizenship or Permanent Resident Status.Have not completed more than three (3) prior AmeriCorps or VISTA service terms.Understand this position is an AmeriCorps service commitment and are dedicated to successfully completing a full term of service.Pay strong attention to detail and manage competing priorities effectively.Are open to learning technology systems like Salesforce, Google Apps, and Zoom Conferencing.Bonus Points if you are an AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, or other national service alum/alumna; and/or have experience volunteering with community-based or education programs.What we offer:Reading Partners is committed to your growth and development. We offer an exciting and dynamic culture, on-going professional development opportunities, and coaching designed to catapult you into your next career move.6-month living allowance of $13,571.64 and an education award of $3,247.50 after successfully completing your service term.Medical, dental, and vision coverage at no monthly cost.Opportunities for network building with thousands of service-minded individuals.Childcare assistance available through AmeriCorps for those who qualify.You may be eligible for student loan forbearance on federal student loans.Reading Partners is a national literacy nonprofit that engages community volunteers and AmeriCorps service members to support elementary-aged students on their path toward reading proficiency. Reading Partners is also committed to building a culturally competent and representative team to advance social justice through our service in schools and communities. Learn more about Reading Partners at readingpartners.org. Learn more about serving a year with AmeriCorps at https://www.americorps.gov/about.Additional Information:AmeriCorps members must live within commuting distance and have access to reliable transportation on a daily basis.AmeriCorps members will be required to serve full-time and on location. This is not a remote position except when mandated by local and/or organizational Covid protocols.Should the need exist, all AmeriCorps members will be provided PPE (personal protective equipment).Due to the changing nature of serving in public education, AmeriCorps members may be asked to transition to another Reading Partners AmeriCorps position in the same region.Reading Partners AmeriCorps Vaccination Policy: AmeriCorps members serving in school- and community based roles are required to wear a mask when in person. Members who are vaccinated are able to serve in person immediately, provided they comply with the organization and service site s mask requirements. Members who are not vaccinated, but will be serving in-person, will be asked to be vaccinated or submit to regular weekly COVID-19 testing. Individual districts may have additional COVID-19 requirements that AmeriCorps members must also abide by.Join Reading Partners and leave a legacy that will last long beyond an unforgettable and life-changing AmeriCorps service term. We look forward to hearing from you!Applications will be considered on a rolling basis. Please email AmeriCorps@readingpartners.org with any questions or if you d like to connect with a team member!#INDAM

Keywords: AmeriCorps, St. Paul , AmeriCorps Literacy Lead (Starting January, 2023), Other , Saint Paul, Minnesota

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