Partnering with AmeriCorps and CitySquare to provide service opportunities, career exploration and professional development

Readers 2 Leaders is a host site for AmeriCorps members serving through CitySquare. Readers 2 Leaders offers service opportunities for AmeriCorps members during the school year and over the summer. AmeriCorps members receive both a living stipend as well as an education award for their service. Members are also provided with opportunities for continued education and professional development during their term of service.

If you are interested in serving as an AmeriCorps member, please contact us at jobs@readers2leaders.org for more information or to apply.

Summer Camp AmeriCorp Opportunities:

  • Members serve 35-40 hours per week, 300 hours total

  • Members serve in our Summer Camp, 8:30am-4:30pm (Monday-Thursday)

    • Additional hours are served on Fridays

    Term:

    • 10 weeks from May-August

    • Specific dates for Summer 2019 TBD

  • Responsibilities:

    • serving as a teacher/mentor in Summer Camp everyday

    • co-facilitating hands-on session with 15 students

    • leading Istation computer session with 15 students

    • 1-on-1 instructional interventions

    • chaperoning field trips

    • assisting with our organizational projects as needed

  • Compensation:

  • $2,000 living allowance

  • $1,252.91 education award

Applications for Summer 2019 will open in early Spring!

After-School Americorps Opportunities:

  • Members serve 20-22 hours per week, 675 hours total

  • Members serve in our After-School Programs, 3:00-6:00pm (Monday-Thursday)

    • Additional hours are served on Fridays and with “office hours” throughout week

    Term:

    • September 4, 2018 – May 24, 2019

    • Specific dates for 2019/2020 TBD

  • Responsibilities:

    • serving as a teacher/mentor in After-School everyday

    • facilitating hands-on/homework session with 15 students

    • assisting in creating hands-on lesson plans (SEL/STEM focused)

    • leading Istation computer session

    • assisting with our organizational projects as needed

  • Compensation:

  • $5,400 living allowance

  • $2,255 education award

Applications for After-School 2019-2020 will open in Summer 2019!

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