Becoming a Polk Reads AmeriCorps member allows you to do great things for the young struggling readers in Polk County while you grow as an individual and attain tangible benefits. Put your love for reading and helping kids to work through AmeriCorps Polk Reads! You will learn teamwork, communication skills, responsibility, and other essential skills that will help you for the rest of your life. And you’ll gain the personal satisfaction of taking on a challenge and seeing results. The students we serve need basic instruction in reading strategies that will help them to be successful readers.
Childcare assistance if eligible, Education award upon successful completion of service, Health coverage, Living allowance, Student loan forbearance, Training
CPR, First Aid Certificate
High School Graduate
Desired Certifications or Qualifications
Looking for individuals that have a passion for reading and working with children. Looking for those that desire to be difference makers.
Permits attendance at school during off hours
Uniforms provided and required
Subject to criminal background check
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