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Join Colorado Reading Corps

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We seek passionate and dedicated individuals to serve as Colorado Reading Corps tutors in the 2017–2018 school year.

Colorado Reading Corps tutors help students build literacy skills to increase their reading proficiency. Tutors support each student’s classroom instruction by using evidence-based reading interventions in one-on-one sessions with students who are reading below grade level. Tutors also have the opportunity to support the community and complete service projects with other partner organizations. Colorado Reading Corps tutors serve full-time, Monday through Friday, from August 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018.

Apply now to join Colorado Reading Corps

Benefits of Serving in Colorado Reading Corps:

Education Award and Loan Forbearance
Upon completion of your service you'll receive an award that can be used to pay tuition, student loans or other educational expenses. Federally-backed student loans can be put into loan forbearance for your year of service. Tutors 55 years or older may choose to transfer their award to a child, grandchild, or foster child.

Living Allowance
You’ll receive a living allowance of $522 pre-tax, bi-weekly.

Build your Network
Work closely with on-site staff and gain professional experience and skills.

Health Insurance and Child Care Assistance
Serving full-time with Colorado Reading Corps makes you eligible for participation in our health insurance plan. You may qualify to receive child care reimbursement assistance based on your income.

Be a Hero
As a tutor, you’ll make many new little friends who look up to you!

What we'll ask of you:

  • Commit to the School Year 
    Schools and students rely on Colorado Reading Corps tutors for the whole school year – it is important to commit to the full year, as we have no substitutes or replacements for tutors. Your term of service will run from August 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018.

  • Build relationships in a school setting
    By providing consistent, one-on-one support in the classroom, Colorado Reading Corps tutors help kindergarten through third-grade students build the literacy skills they need for life-long success. 

  • Participate in professional training
    Tutors participate in evidence-based training designed by respected literacy experts and educators, which is one the many resources that makes Colorado Reading Corps so powerful.

Apply now to join Colorado Reading Corps