AmeriCorps Literacy Lead

Reading Partners

About the organization

Reading Partners is a national nonprofit that mobilizes communities to provide students with the proven, individualized reading support they need to read at grade level by fourth grade.


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 with parents and caregivers. AmeriCorps members serve full-time from January 2024 through June 2024 and must commit to a service term of 900+ hours.

What you’ll do:
- Direct Tutoring & Student Support
- Tutor an average of 10-15 target students twice per week
- Identify alternative methods to provide more intensive and individualized literacy strategies to meet our students’ learning needs
- Manage student records, and track student progress
- Administer student assessments
- Relationship Management & Communication
- Forge and maintain positive relationships
- Create a positive tutoring environment for students and caregivers


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


Varies, depending on region

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

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