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'19-20 Washington Reading Corps
Do you have a passion for serving others and making a difference in the community? The Washington Reading Corps is a national service program that is actively engaged in improving literacy in communities, local schools and learning centers throughout Washington state. In collaboration with the state’s Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction, projects in this program focus on: tutoring struggling readers in Kindergarten through fourth grade, and preparing young children for successful entry into Kindergarten and literacy achievement in Early Learning Centers. The positions are considered full time positions (average of 40 hours per week) for 10.5 months. Member stipend $1,450 per month (pre-tax) and an education award of $6095 after a successful completion of the service term There are also 8 month, 1200 hour positions available for WRC members. The monthly stipend is the same as listed above, full time schedules are expected (40 hours per week). The education award is $4266.50 for the 8 month positions. Please inquire about 8 month, 1200 hour positions if selected for an interview. This application is for all Washington state, so please email us if you have a preference for a specific area. For more information on what we do please visit our website:
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Member Duties : WRC members will engage in direct-service K-4 literacy tutoring (one-on-one or in small groups) AND program development in an elementary school, early learning or community-based setting. Members will engage in any or all of the following activities and projects to strengthen the WRC program: support recruitment of community volunteer tutor programs before and after school, enhance or create community volunteer recruitment systems, promote and encourage peer and cross-age tutoring opportunities, work with English Language Learners and coordinate activities to increase English proficiency, family and community involvement events and projects, develop or expand existing volunteer recognition program, support of WRC beneficiaries during classroom reading instruction, and build community-based literacy resources that can be shared within and between schools.
Program Benefits : Training ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Health Coverage ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Stipend . 
Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Education ,  Children/Youth . 
Skills :
Veterans ,  General Skills ,  Writing/Editing ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Education ,  Youth Development ,  Team Work . 
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'19-20 Washington Reading Corps

Program Start/End Date
08/16/2019  -   08/15/2020

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  17    Maximum:  None

Program Locations WASHINGTON  


Accepting Applications
From  01/31/2019  To  02/16/2020 

Contact WRC Office
PO Box 9046
Olympia   WA   98507

Listing ID 56522