Iowa Reading Corps AmeriCorps members are trained as Elementary Literacy Tutors and are placed in school districts throughout Iowa. Members are assigned to one site for the duration of the program year and serve at least 40 hours per week (full-time members) or 30 hours per week (half-time members). Iowa Reading Corps members work one-on-one with students in Kindergarten through 3rd grade who need help learning to read. During the summer months, members partner with local United Ways to recruit volunteers and support community engagement by providing literacy activities at summer feeding programs, assisting with summer tutoring programs, and/or coordinating children's summer literacy programs at local libraries.
Childcare assistance if eligible, Education award upon successful completion of service, Health coverage, Living allowance, Student loan forbearance, Training
High School Graduate
Permits attendance at school during off hours
Subject to criminal background check