Reading Partners AmeriCorps Member (2021) Twin Cities, MN

Reading Partners

About the organization

Reading Partners is changing the education landscape. We are a leader in working to solve the literacy crisis in our country by leveraging community volunteers and AmeriCorps service members in under-resourced elementary schools. Our dedicated and expansive volunteer base provides one-on-one tutoring to students twice weekly, and our program is proven to help children master the reading fundamentals they need to unlock their potential as successful and confident readers in school and in life. Our people are the heart and soul of our organization, and our greatest resource; we are all passionately rallied around our mission to help children become lifelong learners by empowering communities to provide individualized instruction that works. Join our stellar team leading the charge to deepen our impact and expand our service. Learn more about us at www.readingpartners.org.

Duties

The AmeriCorps Site Coordinator is the face of Reading Partners within our reading centers in elementary schools, leading the full-time program coordination, operations, and relationship development at their school. This is an exciting opportunity to serve directly with kids, coach volunteers, build partnerships with faculty and staff, and gain hands-on-experience with a literacy program that works!

The AmeriCorps Distance Tutoring Coordinator plays a critical role in our school-based team within the region. In response to Covid-19, Reading Partners will implement a distance tutoring program, for which the AmeriCorps Distance Tutoring Coordinator will work in collaboration with the Site Coordinator as a team to deliver the program. This role will co-lead, with the Site Coordinator, all student support services to ensure their success in the program. The Distance Tutoring Coordinator also serves as the lead logistical and family, student, and volunteer engagement support, ensuring all parties are equipped to attend and successfully complete their sessions. They accomplish this by coordinating and coaching tutors, coordinating and supporting families, observing distance tutoring sessions for student needs, and maintaining data systems related to distance tutoring in collaboration with AmeriCorps Site Coordinators. This is an exciting new role that supports new programming created in response to Covid-19 and is an opportunity to serve and get involved in a literacy program.

Qualifications

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

Salary

$9,428

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

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