AmeriCorps Volunteer Coordinator

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 Volunteer Coordinator is the face of Reading Partners within the community, recruiting and onboarding volunteer tutors in order to serve students. AmeriCorps members serve full-time from January 2024 to June 2024 and must commit to a service term of 900+ hours.

What you’ll do:
- Co-lead efforts to recruit, onboard, and train volunteer tutors to deliver Reading Partners’ tutoring programs.
- Train volunteers and orient them to Reading Partners’ curriculum
- Manage volunteer data and track volunteers through the process of becoming active tutors
- Support volunteer calls and emails to ensure a timely and positive onboarding experience
- Forge and maintain positive relationships to create a welcoming environment for volunteers
- Manage a portfolio of community partners to bolster tutor recruitment efforts.
- Research and cultivate new partners and maximize existing partnerships
- Execute community engagement initiatives in the region
- Provide marketing and brand awareness support


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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