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Half-time AmeriCorps Member

Not Actively Recruiting

Service Dates

September 4, 2018 - May 31, 2019

Application Window

November 1, 2017 - October 3, 2018

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

Literacy First AmeriCorps members tutor struggling readers in Kindergarten, 1st, and 2nd grade in Austin, Texas.

Literacy First AmeriCorps members tutor struggling readers in Kindergarten, 1st, and 2nd grade in Austin, Texas.

Living Allowance

$833 - $833 monthly

Benefits

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

Additional Benefits

Members receive a well-rounded service experience. They are given the opportunity to have a meaningful year of service in Title I schools, commit to civic engagement through community service projects, and the option to participate in professional development activities such as: blog writing, social media, curriculum writing, and recruitment opportunities. Members interested in a career in education are also given the option to serve a second year with Literacy First and pursue alternative teaching certification through our partnership with Region 13. Region 13 waives the application and registration fee for second year members along with additional incentives and grants for bilingual members.

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

Age Requirement

20 - 99

Service Details

Focus Areas

Community & Nonprofit Development, Economic Security, Education & Youth

Weekly Hours

30

Location Type

Suburban, Urban

Service Type

Direct Service

Service Environment

Indoor and Outdoor

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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