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Emmanuel Center Reading Program Developer AmeriCorps Member
The Reading Program Developer AmeriCorps Member seeks to increase reading proficiency among targeted groups of children in low-income areas as well as to encourage the participation of parents in order to provide a comprehensive structure of supports for the whole family at the Emmanuel Center (EC). Research has demonstrated the benefit of quality OST literacy instruction for elementary students. Aligned with our county's school districts and a network of partners, Literacy Mid-South seeks improve third grade reading proficiency throughout Shelby County--but especially in the underserved areas of the city of Memphis.
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Member Duties : Assess the current state of Emmanuel Center (EC)’s efforts in providing high-quality out-of-school time programming and engaging the unique needs of the community in order to develop a community engagement plan.; Develop or revise materials and resources needed to provide quality training on the policies and procedures specific to the Student Information System.; Implement the Reading Attitude Survey (RAS) and begin to craft an implementation process for incorporating the RAZ into Emmanuel Center's programming.; Increase the effectiveness of literacy instruction within the organization's programs.; Develop or revise materials and resources to improve reading comprehension skills as measured by the LMS Reading A-Z (RAZ) Assessment.
Program Benefits : Training ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Living Allowance ,  Health Coverage* . 
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Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Children/Youth ,  Education . 
Skills :
Writing/Editing ,  Education ,  Community Organization ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  General Skills . 
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Emmanuel Center Reading Program Developer AmeriCorps Member

Program Start/End Date
08/30/2021  -   08/30/2022

Work Schedule Full Time

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations TENNESSEE  

Curriculum Building

Accepting Applications
From  12/09/2020  To  08/02/2021 

Contact John Blount
66 S Cooper St
Memphis   TN   38104

Listing ID 100477