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Program Coordinator – Reading Partners

Post Date: March 5, 2024 at 11:08 am

Application Deadline: June 30, 2024

Agency Name: Reading Partners

Website Address: http://reaadingpartners.org

 

Contact Name: Ashley Horning

Job Inquiry Phone: 9189491979

Job Inquiry Email: ashley.horning@readingpartners.org

 

Job Opening Title: Program Coordinator

Job Opening Description:

Reading Partners mobilizes communities to provide students with the proven, individualized reading support they need to read at grade level by fourth grade. Be the change – apply now and become an AmeriCorps Member!

AmeriCorps members serve full-time, in-person from August/September 2024 to June/July 2025, and must commit to a service term of 1700+ hours. All AmeriCorps positions are full-time, Monday-Friday, with a daily schedule that could vary, and is generally 7:00 AM – 5:00 PM, with an average of 8+ hours per day. AmeriCorps members understand this is a service opportunity, not a job, and are committed to completing their full term of service.

All AmeriCorps members receive intensive training at the start of their service, as well as ongoing training and professional development throughout their service term. Training may happen at the Reading Partners office, or at school/partner sites across the region.

Available Positions:

Program Coordinator

Literacy Lead

Volunteer Coordinator

Click here for a full description of duties for each position.

Eligibility:

Possess a high school diploma or GED

Hold US Citizenship or Permanent Resident Status

Be at least 18-years old at the beginning of your service

Have not completed more than four (4) terms with AmeriCorps

Qualifications:

Root your service in our vision & values

Pay strong attention to detail and manage competing priorities effectively

Are open to learning technology systems like Salesforce, Google Apps, and Zoom

Are able to both collaborate in a team environment and work independently

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

Benefits:

Reading Partners offers a supportive culture, intensive training at the start of your service, and ongoing professional development and coaching.

AmeriCorps members receive a twice monthly paycheck of $1,095.46, totaling $24,100.12 over the 11-month service term

Segal Education Award of $7,395, after successfully completing your service term

$500 Mid-year Bonus

$3,000 End-of-year Bonus

Public transportation reimbursement of $132/month for 11-months

CPR certification

Medical, dental, and vision coverage at no monthly cost to you

Child care assistance available through AmeriCorps for those who qualify

You may be eligible for student loan forbearance on federal loans

Other Considerations:

AmeriCorps members must live within commuting distance and have access to reliable transportation on a daily basis, including public transportation

Due to the changing nature of serving in public education, AmeriCorps members may be asked to transition to another Reading Partners AmeriCorps position in the same region

Join Reading Partners and leave a legacy that will last long beyond an unforgettable and life-changing AmeriCorps service term!

Applications considered on a rolling basis. Please email AmeriCorps@readingpartners.org with questions or if you’d like to connect with a team member!

Job Opening Basic Qualifications:

Root your service in our vision & values

Pay strong attention to detail and manage competing priorities effectively

Are open to learning technology systems like Salesforce, Google Apps, and Zoom

Are able to both collaborate in a team environment and work independently

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

Job Description Summary:

Lead the full-time coordination and operations of Reading Partners’ tutoring programs at a reading center, which could be in a school, community center, or other partner site.
Serve as the primary Reading Partners representative to school/partner site staff and administration
Coordinate the day-to-day operations and schedule of Reading Partners’ tutoring programs to ensure the program meets students’ learning needs
Facilitate, and provide, ongoing tutoring to students at one, or multiple, school/partner sites
Manage student and tutor data records through regular assessment and progress monitoring
Provide direct technical support to students and volunteers if using the Reading Partners’ online tutoring program
Forge and maintain positive relationships with students, families, tutors, and school staff to create a welcoming tutoring environment.
Lead family, student, and volunteer engagement support within your reading center
Motivate students in their learning journeys and manage student behavior
Guide, coach, and provide feedback and ongoing support to volunteer tutors

As ambassadors for Reading Partners and AmeriCorps, our dedicated members play a pivotal role in fostering community engagement and awareness, actively sharing their impactful service experiences to inspire others and contribute to the collective narrative of positive change in literacy education. AmeriCorps members also commit to community service projects throughout their service term, such as, but not limited to, the 09/11 Day of Service.

Additional Information:

Reading Partners mobilizes communities to provide students with the proven, individualized reading support they need to read at grade level by fourth grade. Be the change – apply now and become an AmeriCorps Member!

AmeriCorps members serve full-time, in-person from August/September 2024 to June/July 2025, and must commit to a service term of 1700+ hours. All AmeriCorps positions are full-time, Monday-Friday, with a daily schedule that could vary, and is generally 7:00 AM – 5:00 PM, with an average of 8+ hours per day. AmeriCorps members understand this is a service opportunity, not a job, and are committed to completing their full term of service.

All AmeriCorps members receive intensive training at the start of their service, as well as ongoing training and professional development throughout their service term. Training may happen at the Reading Partners office, or at school/partner sites across the region.