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AmeriCorps Literacy Lead (15-20 hrs/week)

Reading Partners Literacy Lead (2022-2023)
North Texas (Dallas and Fort Worth)
Interested in empowering students to become confident readers and lifelong learners, all while serving in a partial-time (15-20 hours/week) capacity? Join Reading Partners as an AmeriCorps Literacy Lead!
The AmeriCorps Literacy Lead is a direct tutoring support position within our in-person reading centers and in using our remote tutoring system for distance tutoring, focusing on target students in need of more individualized instruction. This role, especially in a distance tutoring environment, may also interact a lot with parents and caregivers. 
What you’ll do:
Direct Tutoring & Student Support
  • Tutor an average of 4-8 target students twice per week
  • Identify alternative methods to provide more intensive and individualized literacy strategies to meet our students’ learning needs. 
Relationship Management & Communication
  • Forge and maintain positive relationships
  • Create a positive tutoring environment for students and caregivers. 
About You!
You’ll be successful in this role if you:
  • Root your service in our vision & values.
  • Possess a high school diploma or GED.
  • Hold US Citizenship or Permanent Resident Status.
  • Have not completed more than three (3) prior AmeriCorps or VISTA service terms.
  • Understand this position is an AmeriCorps service commitment and are dedicated to successfully completing a full term of service. 
  • Pay strong attention to detail and manage competing priorities effectively.
  • Are open to learning technology systems like Salesforce, Google Apps, and Zoom Conferencing. 
  • Bonus Points if you are an AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, or other national service alum/alumna; and/or have experience volunteering with community-based or education programs.

 What we offer:
  • Reading Partners is committed to your growth and development. We offer an exciting and dynamic culture, on-going professional development opportunities, and coaching designed to catapult you into your next career move. 
  • A living allowance of $6,456.00 and an education award of $1,718.25 after successfully completing your service term.
  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage at no monthly cost.
  • Opportunities for network building with thousands of service-minded individuals.
  • Childcare assistance available through AmeriCorps for those who qualify. 
  • You may be eligible for student loan forbearance on federal student loans. 

Reading Partners is a national literacy nonprofit that engages community volunteers and AmeriCorps service members to support elementary-aged students on their path toward reading proficiency. Reading Partners is also committed to building a culturally competent and representative team to advance social justice through our service in schools and communities. Learn more about Reading Partners at Learn more about serving a year with AmeriCorps at