Open AmeriCorps position: Preschool Literacy Tutor & Community Outreach at EOCF

Preschool Literacy Tutor & Community Outreach Position

 

Washington Reading Corps/AmeriCorps Service Member at EOCF

 

Position open until Tuesday, July 5, 2016, or until filled.

 

 

Share your love and contagious enthusiasm for community service, literacy and preschool children to ignite a passion for learning! Engage their families and the community to support and join the teaching team. Gain valuable job skills and have a positive influence on the Clark County community while earning money for your education. This great opportunity includes tutoring small groups of children (3-5 years old), working with another member to share resources with staff and families, plan and coordinate family literacy events, volunteers, newsletters and free book  distributions. Training and mentoring are provided. Come join us and leave a legacy!

 

Time commitment:  10 ½ months, 40 hours per week. 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday-Friday.  1,700 hours served September, 2016 – August 2017 at various active preschool classrooms in Clark County. Evening or weekend service outside of scheduled hours may be required.

 

Qualifications required:  Become an AmeriCorps member (apply on website listed below); be at least 18 years of age (17 with written consent of legal guardian); high school diploma or GED, some college preferred; US citizen, national, or lawful permanent resident alien; ability to pass required criminal background checks and Tuberculosis test.

 

“Preferred” knowledge and skills:   Community service mindset, love of reading and preschool-aged children, motivated, flexible, self-starter, experience with young children, event planning, MS Office Suite and internet, volunteer recruitment and coordination, donation solicitation, history of volunteerism, good communication, newsletter creation, team building, time management, and organization. English plus Spanish speaking and an Associate’s Degree are a plus.

 

Benefits:  $1,195 monthly living stipend (pre-tax), $5,775 education award upon completion of 1,700 service hours, health insurance for member, paid mileage. Loan forbearance and subsidized child care if eligible. This position is contingent on grant funding.

 

For more information and to apply: 

· EOCF:  (360) 567-2701 info@eocfwa.org | 360.896.9912

· Washington Reading Corps:  http://washingtonservicecorps.org/

· AmeriCorps:  http://www.nationalservice.gov/programs/americorps

 

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