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Three-Quarter Tutor

Actively Recruiting

Openings

2 currently recruiting

Service Dates

September 3, 2019 - May 29, 2020

Application Window

June 5, 2019 - October 31, 2019

Location

  • Austin, TX

Contact Information

Gabriela Garcia-De Avila
(512) 232-6324
literacyfirst@austin.utexas.edu

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AmeriCorps Early Literacy Tutor

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Description

More than any other resource, literacy can change the trajectory of a child’s life. Literacy First AmeriCorps members tutor struggling readers in Kindergarten, 1st, and 2nd grade in Austin, Texas. Be someone’s hero. Teach a child to read.

More than any other resource, literacy can change the trajectory of a child’s life. Literacy First AmeriCorps members tutor struggling readers in Kindergarten, 1st, and 2nd grade in Austin, Texas. Be someone’s hero. Teach a child to read.

Living Allowance

$1135 - $1135 monthly

Benefits

Education award upon successful completion of service, Health coverage, Stipend, Student loan forbearance, Training

Additional Benefits

Education award of $4,266 upon successful completion of service. Expert training in literacy intervention content and delivery (no experience necessary, all training provided! One-on-one support from your supervisor weekly throughout the program. Optional professional development activities such as committee participation and community events. Networking with community partners and non-profits through regular volunteering opportunities. Professional development activities to prepare you for life after AmeriCorps. Opportunity to return to service for a second year as a Leader (mentor), and participate in our Leadership Academy (with pay increase!). Opportunity to return to service for a second year and participate in our alternative teacher certification partnership through Region 13. There are lots of incentives for Literacy First members, including 100% acceptance and job placement rates!

Education Benefits

Credential or Certification

Education Requirements

Some College

Desired Certifications or Qualifications

Interest in literacy, education, community service, or non-profits
Desire to work with young children ages 5-8
Interest in social justice and providing educational equity
Responsible, professional, motivated
Ability to work cohesively on a team
Proficient computer skills, including data entry and email correspondence
Bilingual applicants must be proficient in conversational Spanish. Email us if you have questions about becoming a bilingual tutor!

Desired Languages

English, Spanish

Other Conditions

Car recommended
Permits attendance at school during off hours
Subject to criminal background check

Service Details

Focus Areas

Community & Nonprofit Development, Economic Security, Education & Youth

Weekly Hours

35

Location Type

Suburban, Urban

Service Type

Direct Service

Service Environment

Indoor

Placement

Individual and Team Placements

Service Setting

Elementary School

Activity Types

Hands On Activities, Office Activities, Professional Activities

Contact Information

Gabriela Garcia-De Avila
(512) 232-6324
literacyfirst@austin.utexas.edu

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AmeriCorps Early Literacy Tutor

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