Preschool Literacy Tutor & Community Outreach Position
Washington Reading Corps/AmeriCorps Service Member at EOCF
Share your love and contagious enthusiasm for community service, literacy and preschool children to ignite a passion for learning! Engage their families and the community to support and join the teaching team. Gain valuable job skills and have a positive influence on the Clark County community while earning money for your education. This great opportunity includes tutoring small groups of children (3-5 years old); working with other members to share resources with staff and families; plan and coordinate family literacy events, volunteers, newsletters and free book distributions. Training and mentoring are provided. Come join us and leave a legacy!
Time commitment: 10 ½ months, 40 hours per week. 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday–Friday. 1,700 hours served September 1, 2017 – July 15, 2018 at various active preschool classrooms in Clark County. Evening or weekend service outside of scheduled hours may be required.
Qualifications required: Become an AmeriCorps member (apply on website listed below); be at least 18 years of age (17 with written consent of legal guardian); high school diploma or GED, some college preferred; US citizen, national, or lawful permanent resident alien; ability to pass required criminal background checks and Tuberculosis test.
“Preferred” knowledge and skills: Community service mindset, love of reading and preschool-aged children, motivated, flexible, self-starter, experience with young children, event planning, MS Office Suite and internet, volunteer recruitment and coordination, donation solicitation, history of volunteerism, good communication, newsletter creation, team building, time management, and organization. English plus Spanish speaking and an Associate’s Degree are a plus.
Benefits: $1,203 monthly stipend (pre-tax), $5,815 Segal AmeriCorps Education Award upon completion of 1,700 service hours, health insurance for member, paid mileage, plus loan forbearance and subsidized child care if eligible.
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Strategic Planning Committee
EOCF is a nonprofit organization dedicated to strengthening children and families. Our mission: Strengthening children and families through early learning, child development education, and community partnerships. We are looking for professionals and Clark County stakeholders with time to volunteer to join our strategic planning committee. Some of your duties will include:
- Attend monthly meetings to discuss the organizations’ priorities for the next three year.
- Develop implementation processes to achieve the priorities outlines in our draft strategic plan.
- Invest time in the community to gather feedback, evidence based research, best practices, and programming associated with early childhood education.
- Contribute to the overall success and quality of the agency by working constructively and collaboratively with other staff members to address programmatic and agency-wide issues and needs.
If interested please fill out the form below.