Interested in empowering students to become confident readers and lifelong learners? Join Reading Partners as an AmeriCorps Program Coordinator!
The AmeriCorps Program Coordinator is the face of Reading Partners in elementary schools, responsible for leading the coordination, operations, and relationship development of Reading Partners’ one-on-one tutoring programs. AmeriCorps members serve full-time from October/November 2023 through June 2024 and must commit to a service term of 1,200 hours.
What you’ll do:
Lead the full-time coordination and operations of Reading Partners’ tutoring programs at a school partner.
Coordinate the day-to-day operations and schedule of Reading Partners’ tutoring programs to ensure the program meets students’ learning needs
Provide ongoing tutoring to students
Manage student and tutor data records, and track student progress
Provide direct technical support to students and volunteers when using Reading Partners’ online tutoring program
Forge and maintain positive relationships with students, families, tutors, and school staff to create a welcoming tutoring environment.
Lead family, student, and volunteer engagement support within your reading center
Motivate students in their learning journeys and manage student behavior
Guide, coach, and provide feedback and ongoing support to volunteer tutors
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, Permanent Resident Status, or are a US National
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 a supportive culture, on-going professional development opportunities, and coaching designed to catapult you into your next career
Living allowance of $16,072.80 (paid twice per month, on the 7th and 22nd) and an education award of $4,826.50 after successfully completing your service term
Mid-year bonus of $375, and an end-of-year bonus of $2,500
Public Transportation reimbursement of $127/month
Medical, dental, and vision coverage at no monthly cost to you
Opportunities for networking with thousands of service-minded individuals
Child care assistance available through AmeriCorps for those who qualify
You may be eligible for student loan forbearance on federal 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.
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 tele-service position except when mandated by local and/or organizational COVID-19 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 will adhere to Reading Partners mask and vaccination policies, as well as to those of school-districts, which may vary depending on the region you are applying to serve with.
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Join Reading Partners and leave a legacy that will last long beyond an unforgettable and life-changing AmeriCorps service term!
Applications considered on a rolling basis. Please email AmeriCorps@readingpartners.org with questions or if you’d like to connect with a team member!