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Youth Development Reading Associate

Not Actively Recruiting

Service Dates

May 28, 2019 - July 30, 2019

Application Window

March 4, 2019 - May 10, 2019

Location

  • Cedar Rapids, IA

Contact Information

Carly Bahnsen
mjbrown@janeboyd.org

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Description

POSITION PURPOSE:
Jane Boyd Community House runs a 10 week summer day camp for youth grades K-6th grade in high risk communities. The Community House is a licensed childcare facility that also offers academic enrichments, specifically reading and math supports, that prevent summer learning loss. As a summer reading corp tutor, the member would be responsible for coordinating and implementing our summer literacy program for each grade level, partnering with public library staff members to insure new books are available to youth weekly, facilitating weekly reading groups in each grade level, tracking weekly minutes read per child, and reporting end of summer data to program staff and partners. This position is specific to developing summer literacy supports during camp.

AMERICORPS TASKS & ACTIVITIES:
Implementing our summer literacy program for each grade level, partnering with public library staff members to insure new books are available to youth weekly, facilitating weekly reading groups in each grade level, tracking weekly minutes read per child, and reporting end of summer data to program staff and partners

Partner with summer day camp counselors to infuse literacy into their classrooms at each grade level, enroll all Jane Boyd youth into the Summer Dare Everywhere reading challenge, track their weekly reading minutes in the electronic data base, and work with program manager and school district staff for data collection and reporting.

POSITION PURPOSE:
Jane Boyd Community House runs a 10 week summer day camp for youth grades K-6th grade in high risk communities. The Community House is a licensed childcare facility that also offers academic enrichments, specifically reading and math supports, that prevent summer learning loss. As a summer reading corp tutor, the member would be responsible for coordinating and implementing our summer literacy program for each grade level, partnering with public library staff members to insure new books are available to youth weekly, facilitating weekly reading groups in each grade level, tracking weekly minutes read per child, and reporting end of summer data to program staff and partners. This position is specific to developing summer literacy supports during camp.

AMERICORPS TASKS & ACTIVITIES:
Implementing our summer literacy program for each grade level, partnering with public library staff members to insure new books are available to youth weekly, facilitating weekly reading groups in each grade level, tracking weekly minutes read per child, and reporting end of summer data to program staff and partners

Partner with summer day camp counselors to infuse literacy into their classrooms at each grade level, enroll all Jane Boyd youth into the Summer Dare Everywhere reading challenge, track their weekly reading minutes in the electronic data base, and work with program manager and school district staff for data collection and reporting.
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Living Allowance

$1250 - $1250 monthly

Benefits

Childcare assistance if eligible, Education award upon successful completion of service, Living allowance, Student loan forbearance

Education Benefits

College Degree, GED/High School Diploma, Credential or Certification

Education Requirements

High School Graduate

Desired Languages

English

Other Conditions

Subject to criminal background check

Service Details

Focus Areas

Education & Youth

Weekly Hours

35

Service Type

Combination of direct and indirect service

Service Environment

Indoor and Outdoor

Placement

Individual Placement

Service Setting

Library

Activity Types

Hands On Activities, Office Activities, Professional Activities

Contact Information

Carly Bahnsen
mjbrown@janeboyd.org

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