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 AmeriCorpS 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 also served on Fridays

  • Term:

    • May 2020-August 2020 (specific dates for 2020 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 education award

Applications for Summer 2020 will open in March/April 2020.

For more information please email: jobs@readers2leaders.org

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:

    • 9/3/2019-5/22/2020

  • Responsibilities:

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

    • facilitating hands-on/homework session with 15 students

    • providing 1-on-1 reading interventions to students

    • leading Istation computer session

    • assisting with other organizational projects as needed

  • Compensation:

  • $5,400 living allowance

  • $2,321 education award

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My time at Readers 2 Leaders has been an unforgettable experience. Working with the kids over a nine-month period, we get to bond, teach, and create memories with them. Helping the kids each day and seeing how much growth they’ve made at the end of the year is really rewarding.
— Rebeca, Citysquare Americorps Member