AmeriCorps Reading Corps Literacy Tutor- Closes 8/1/17

Position AmeriCorps Reading Corps Literacy Tutor
Employer Anacortes School District
Job Description Calling all future teachers, potential leaders, and trailblazers! What if you could explore education as a career pathway, build a strong résumé, and earn a substantial financial award toward future college tuition all at the same time? Join the Anacortes School District for one year as an AmeriCorps Washington Reading Corps literacy tutor! This full-time (40+ hours/week) 10.5-month national volunteer position will change you, challenge you, and give you the opportunity to strengthen and support the community you love.

As an AmeriCorps Washington Reading Corps member for the Anacortes School District, you will help struggling readers in grades K-5 attain proficiency by leading small reading groups and developing engaging, literacy-based outreach for students and families including book clubs, before and after school programs, family events, and more. Other activities will include volunteer recruitment, fundraising, and additional efforts to support community-based literacy events and resources.

We are looking for highly motivated individuals who wish to make a difference in the lives of our youth, who are creative problem solvers, flexible thinkers, and have the desire and ability to connect with all youth. Persons interested in pursuing education as a career, including recent high-school graduates or current college students taking a gap year are encouraged to apply.

Qualifications Requirements:
*18 and older (no age limit)
*Ready to commit to 10.5 months of full-time service
*High school diploma or GED
*Criminal background check

Preferences:
*College degree (two or four year) or working toward degree
*Experience and passion for working with youth

Compensation

$1202 monthly stipend
Days/Hours M-F, 8:00am – 4:00pm
Contact Info Keiko McCracken

Anacortes School District, 2200 M Avenue, Anacortes WA 98221

EMAIL: kmccracken@asd103.org

PHONE: 360.293.1234

How to Apply    To apply, please visit the AmeriCorps link, below. This is a specific listing for the Anacortes School District: https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?id=73867&fromSearch=true

For more information, please contact Keiko McCracken, ASD Volunteer Coordinator, at 360) 293-1234 or kmccracken@asd103.org, or visit the Washington Service Corps at https://washingtonservicecorps.org

Position Closes August 1, 2017
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