Agency Name: Reader to Reader
Job Title: Reading Mentor, Work-Study/America Reads
Term/Start Date: September 9, 2015
Job Description: Mentors read and discuss a variety of children and young adult books with public school students using an online forum, encouraging and supporting students who range from enthusiastic to struggling readers. Mentors may also serve as role models and advice gurus for students going through the college process, learning English, or trying to improve their writing. Outside the forums, mentors have the opportunity to be involved in school visits, book drives, literary initiatives, local community engagement, and assisting with the daily operations of the office. This is a great opportunity for college students interested in literacy, education, and non-profit work.
Approximate Number of Hours: 3-10 hours/week
- Positive attitude, flexibility, and willingness to be a positive role model
- Log on to the forums and respond to new posts every day, between 5-10pm
- Attend a small number of mandatory mentor meetings and trainings/check-ins
- Enjoy reading and working with kids
Hourly Wage: $10.00 to start
How to Apply: Apply online at https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/VQ3W887
An interview will be scheduled based on the application.
Application Deadline: September 25, 2015. Applications after this date will be added to our waitlist in the order they arrive. Waitlisted students will be contacted as soon as a position is open.