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AmeriCorps Positions

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AmeriCorps service at Reading Partners

Reading Partners is powered by AmeriCorps. We mobilize AmeriCorps members in our 12 regions and national team to recruit and coach volunteers, support students during and outside of tutoring sessions, work on capacity-building projects, and so much more.

Learn more about each of our AmeriCorps positions:

School-based roles

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If you’re interested in serving in a classroom and kickstarting your career in education one of our school-based roles would be perfect for you. In these roles, you’re working directly with students on literacy skills and coaching volunteers on how to be the best tutor they can be.

  • Program coordinator: leads the full-time program coordination, operations, and relationship development at their school.  
    • Coordinate the day-to-day operations of Reading Partners’ program at a partner school to ensure the Reading Partners’ program and curriculum meet students’ learning needs.
    • Lead or co-lead student support to implement the distance tutoring program at an assigned school.
    • Forge and maintain positive relationships with student families, tutors, and with AmeriCorps peers to create welcoming environments for students, caregivers, faculty & staff, and volunteer tutors.
  • Regional program coordinator: serves as a mobile coordinator to support multiple reading centers, supporting the implementation of our traditional and distance tutoring programs (or a hybrid of both).
    • Collaborate in partnership with AmeriCorps Program Coordinators to implement the Reading Partners program and share best practices at a portfolio of partner school sites, ensuring that all students receive support to meet their learning needs.
    • Co-lead student support to implement the distance tutoring program at a portfolio of partner school sites.
    • Forge and maintain positive relationships with student families, tutors, and with AmeriCorps peers to create welcoming environments for students, caregivers, faculty & staff, and volunteer tutors.
  • Literacy lead: provides direct tutoring support 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.
    • Tutor an average of 10-15 target students twice per week, identifying alternative methods to provide more intensive and individualized literacy strategies to meet our students’ learning needs.
    • Forge and maintain positive relationships within the elementary school community to create a positive tutoring environment for students and caregivers.

Community engagement role

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Our community engagement team is our volunteer recruitment powerhouse. If mobilizing passionate tutors is your forte, a role on our community engagement team may be the perfect fit.

  • Volunteer coordinator: serve as the representative of Reading Partners within the community, leading the charge in recruiting and onboarding volunteer tutors and in executing community engagement initiatives in the region.
    • Lead Reading Partners’ efforts to recruit, onboard, and train volunteer tutors to deliver our curriculum.
    • Cultivate and manage a portfolio of community partners that serve as pipelines for Reading Partners’ tutor recruitment efforts.
    • Track new and returning volunteers through the process of becoming active volunteers.

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