MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- AmeriCorps programs, Minnesota Reading Corps and Minnesota Math Corps, are looking for tutors to serve in schools statewide during the second half of the school year, January through June.
Both programs are now recruiting for a new 3-day flex position in which tutors serve 18 hours per week, six hours each day. Tutors serving in this new position will earn $225 every two weeks and also receive $1,230 for tuition or student loan repayment. Individuals 55+ can gift the award to their child, grandchild or foster child. Full-time positions are also available and come with increased pay and additional benefits, such as health insurance.
Hundreds of Reading Corps and Math Corps tutors are currently serving in Minnesota schools, providing proven reading and math interventions to students from PreK through eighth grade. Tutors can choose where they serve and receive comprehensive training along with ongoing coaching at their site. No technical training, certification or educational background is required.
To learn more about available positions and to apply, visit readingandmath.net.
About Minnesota Reading Corps
One in three Minnesota third graders isn't reading at grade level. Minnesota Reading Corps provides a solution. Trained AmeriCorps tutors deliver literacy strategies proven to help children get ready for Kindergarten and become successful readers by the end of third grade. In a rigorous study, the University of Chicago found Reading Corps to be among the most effective literacy programs nationwide. For more information, visit www.minnesotareadingcorps.org.
About Minnesota Math Corps
40 percent of Minnesota eighth graders do not demonstrate grade-level proficiency in math. Minnesota Math Corps trains AmeriCorps tutors to deliver proven approaches that help students in grades 4-8 build the skills needed to succeed in math. In nearly 200 schools statewide, Math Corps tutors are helping 5,000 struggling learners transform into confident students each year. For more information, visit www.minnesotamathcorps.org.
Americans who commit to service annually through AmeriCorps – a national service program often referred to as the "Domestic Peace Corps" – provide direct service in education, human needs, public safety, economic opportunity and the environment. Since its creation in 1994, more than one million Americans have served their country and communities through AmeriCorps. To learn more, visit www.serveminnesota.org.
SOURCE Minnesota Reading Corps and Minnesota Math Corps