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21-22 Literacy Outreach and Engagement - STEM
 
 
 
The Reading Foundation promotes literacy and learning and serves youth 0-18, especially those who are traditionally under-served. Our goal is to improve their educational outcomes by ensuring they are proficient readers and eager and engaged learners. Our staff of three and a corps of committed volunteers work collaboratively to serve over 1500 children, youth, and families each week throughout our region, with a focus on Mason and Thurston counties. The programs we provide include reading intervention tutoring, family education presentations and discussions, STEM, writing, and reading group activities, and free book distributions. We partner with over one hundred schools, after school and summer programs, health care providers, libraries, early learning centers, parents and caregiver support groups, homeless shelters, food banks, and other agencies, organizations, and businesses serving traditionally under-served children, youth, and families. Our Literacy Outreach & Engagement STEM Coordinator will support our mission by 1) providing reading interventions, 2) preschool, after school, and summer STEM group activities, 3) partnering with our team to provide STEM and family literacy nights, and 4) distributing free books to traditionally under-served children, youth, and families. Interviews for this position will be conducted throughout the spring and summer until we have found a candidate who will thrive in our small team, supportive, creative, impactful, mission-focused organization.
 
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Member Duties : The Reading Foundation’s Literacy Outreach & Engagement STEM Coordinator will support our mission to engage all South Sound children in the wonder and promise of books and reading. They will do this by 1) tutoring students in partnership with Title 1 schools, 2) developing and providing preschool, after school, and summer group Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) activities, 3) partnering with our team to provide family STEM, literacy, and learning nights, and 4) coordinating with our partners to distribute thousands of free, high quality, age appropriate books, to traditionally under-served children, youth, and families throughout our region.
 
Program Benefits : Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Stipend ,  Health Coverage ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Training . 
 
Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Car recommended ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Education . 
 
Skills :
Social Services ,  Team Work ,  Communications ,  Youth Development ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Education . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps State / National

Program
21-22 Literacy Outreach and Engagement - STEM

Program Start/End Date
09/01/2021  -   07/15/2022

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  99

Program Locations WASHINGTON  

Accepting Applications
From  05/13/2021  To  10/16/2021 

Contact WSC Office
212 Maple Park Ave SE
Olympia   WA   98501
8887136080
wscip@esd.wa.gov
 
AmeriCorps

Listing ID 104066


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