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Reading Partners Seattle AmeriCorps Member

Company: Americorps
Location: Oakland
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Reading Partners Seattle AmeriCorps Member

Reading Partners is a national literacy nonprofit that engages community volunteers and AmeriCorps service members to support elementary-aged students on their path toward reading proficiency. Our dedicated volunteers come from diverse backgrounds and life experiences and provide bi-weekly one-on-one tutoring to students, either in person or through our new online tutoring system. Our traditional, in-person program is proven to help children master the reading fundamentals necessary to become confident learners across all subjects. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Reading Partners urgently evolved program delivery to ensure students continue to receive the critical literacy tutoring in any learning environment. Our people are the heart and soul of our organization; we are all passionately engaged in a common mission to help all children become confident, lifelong learners. Reading Partners is also committed to building a culturally competent and representative team to advance social justice through our service in schools and communities. In joining Reading Partners, you'll be part of a stellar team leading the charge to pursue equity in education and expand a research-validated literacy program that works. Join Reading Partners and leave a legacy in schools and communities that will last long beyond an unforgettable and life-changing term of service. Learn more about us at readingpartners.org. Further help on this page can be found by clicking here.

Member Duties : The AmeriCorps Distance Tutoring Coordinator plays a critical role in our school-based operations within the region. In response to Covid-19, Reading Partners will implement a distance tutoring program, for which the AmeriCorps Distance Tutoring Coordinator will serve in collaboration with other AmeriCorps members and/or Reading Partners staff as a team in order to deliver the program. This role may lead 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, communicating with, coordinating, and supporting families, observing distance tutoring sessions for student needs, and maintaining data systems related to distance tutoring.

Program Benefits : Training , Stipend , Living Allowance , Education award upon successful completion of service , Childcare assistance if eligible , Health Coverage .

Terms :

Permits attendance at school during off hours , Permits working at another job during off hours .

Service Areas :

Education , Children/Youth .

Skills :

General Skills , Team Work .

Keywords: Americorps, Oakland , Reading Partners Seattle AmeriCorps Member, Other , Oakland, California

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