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AmeriCorps – WRC Literacy Tutor – BSD

Washington Service Corps

This is a Contract position in Brinnon, WA posted December 27, 2020.

The Washington Reading Corps (WRC) is a national service program that is actively engaged in improving literacy in communities, local schools and learning centers throughout Washington State. In collaboration with the states Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction, projects in this program focus on tutoring struggling readers in Kindergarten through fourth grade, and preparing young children for successful entry into Kindergarten and literacy achievement in Early Learning Centers. The position is a full-time service commitment (average of 40 hours per week) for a pre-determined period of 6, 9, or 10.5 months. Member stipend $1,450 per month before taxes, plus health insurance premium paid (individual only). Upon successful completion of the service term, you become eligible for a Segal AmeriCorps Education Award of $3,000 to $6,195, depending on the length of the service term. The Education Award can be used for college/trade school expenses or to pay qualified student loans.Applications will be reviewed in the order in which they are received with interviews taking place until placement is filled.Member Duties: WRC members engage in direct-service Early Learning/K-4 literacy tutoring (one-on-one or in small groups) AND program development in an elementary school, early learning or community-based setting. *Support recruitment of community volunteer tutor programs before and after school. *Enhance or create community volunteer recruitment systems. *Promote and encourage peer and cross-age tutoring opportunities. *Work with English Language Learners and coordinate activities to increase English proficiency. *Family and community involvement events and projects. *Develop or expand existing volunteer recognition program. *Support WRC beneficiaries during classroom reading instruction. *Build community-based literacy resources that can be shared within and between schools. *Complete national service program requirements including: reporting, trainings, professional learning cluster meetings, and community service projects based around National Days of Service.

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