Apply: AmeriCorps Early Literacy Tutor

Literacy First AmeriCorps Tutors work full-time in a low-income elementary school teaching young children to read. Literacy First places highly trained AmeriCorps tutors in low-income elementary schools in Austin and Pflugerville to ensure K-2nd grade children advance to grade level in reading before third grade. 75% of students in our program either fully reach or make measurable progress reading at grade level helping close the opportunity gap in Austin. 

This is a great opportunity to: 

*Be a part of a national movement toward social justice 
*Gain literacy tutoring experience in low-income school 
*Acquire professional development applicable to any career 
*Gain leadership skills 
*Receive ongoing training and support from a Literacy First literacy coach 
*Option to pursue alternative teaching certification through Literacy First's partnership with Region 13 
*Option to tutor in Spanish and advance your language skills  
*Network with other non-profit organizations in Austin through after-school partnerships 

What's Involved? 

*Commit to serve as Literacy First Tutor for 10 months from September through June 
*Provide daily 1-on-1 tutoring to 10-12 K-2nd grade students 
*Teach and learn using a research-based curriculum *Participate in community service projects with local non-profits 

Benefits: 

*Join the national AmeriCorps national service community and transform lives, including your own! 
*Health Insurance 
*Receive a monthly living stipend 
*Earn the Segal AmeriCorps Education Award of $5,920 to pay back student loans for pay for future tuition 

Apply today at https://goo.gl/bcnF21

Friday, August 31

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Website

http://www.literacyfirst.org

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