Literacy AmeriCorps Member

Literacy Coalition of Palm Beach County

About the organization

The mission of the Literacy Coalition of Palm Beach County is to improve the quality of life in our community by promoting and achieving literacy. Our goal is to ensure that every child and every adult in Palm Beach County can read.

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Duties

Literacy AmeriCorps Palm Beach County recruits 40 full time members to serve in a broad range of programs. Opportunities include serving as graduation coaches in local high schools with at-risk youth, tutoring children who are behind grade level reading in elementary schools, teaching adults in family literacy and English education programs and many more. Members will also assist in volunteer recruitment, support and training. In addition, members participate in ongoing training and professional development throughout the service year. These opportunities include service leadership, team building, tutor training, career assessment and planning, diversity, disaster preparedness, community service project planning and other topics. Friday team meetings focus on training, team development and special projects planning.

Members are also eligible for health insurance, forbearance of qualified student loans, scheduled time off, and an education award of $6,345 (after successfully completing the program).

Qualifications

-Ready to BE THE CHANGE as a tutor, mentor, and teammate
-Commitment to serve from August 3, 2021- June 24, 2022, full-time
-Education Level: College graduate
-Must be a US citizen, National, or legal resident
-Must pass a national service criminal history check

Salary

15,500

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

Learn More: https: //www.literacypbc.org/a-service-year-with-literacy-americorps/

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