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Reading Tutor and Nonprofit Assistant, Reading Partners

Reading Partners is a local nonprofit organization that works to expand life opportunities for at-risk elementary school children by empowering them with strong literacy skills. Tutoring with Reading Partners requires absolutely no experience and can take as little as 45 minutes per week. If interested in participating through June 15, 2012, we would require that you tutor for at least 3 hours per week.

We work directly with schools in low-income communities to provide one-on-one literacy tutoring for students who read below grade level. Reading Partners operates reading centers in 8 Washington, DC area elementary school centers. All of our sites are accessible via public transportation.

Opportunities are available Monday-Thursday during the school day and after school. Our tutors range from

high school students to retirees. For more information, visit www.readingpartners.org.

Washington, DC Locations:

CAPCS – Butler Global Campus  -  located at 5 Thomas Circle Northwest, Washington, DC 20005

 Brightwood Elementary School  – located at 1300 Nicholson Street Northwest, Washington, DC 20011

 DC Prep Academy (Edgewood) – located at 707 Edgewood Street Northeast, Washington, DC

 DC Bilingual Public Charter School – located at 1420 Columbia Road Northwest, Washington, DC 20009

Wheatley Elementary School – located at 1229 Neal Street Northeast, Washington, DC 20002

CAPCS- Rand Campus – located at 33 Riggs Road Northeast, Washington, DC 20011

 Septima Clark Public Charter School  -  located at 2501 Martin Luther King Jr Ave Southeast, Washington, DC 20020

 Center City Public Charter School – located at  220 Highview Place Southeast, Washington, DC

 RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Working one-on-one with elementary school students reading below grade level
  • Tracking student progress using Reading Partners tools
  •  Assisting in running the tutoring center, including substitute tutoring, assisting in volunteer management of tutors and preparing and coordinating tutoing materials for volunteers
  • Assisting in community outreach including scheduling tutors, working with school administration, recruiting new tutors and handling assorted projects using MS Office Suite programs
  • Assisting with mail, phone, e-mail, and web communications with students as well as tutors

 REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

 Willingness to learn about tutoring strategies

 Patience working with students who need help learning

 Ability to work independently or with limited supervision

 Ability to interact effectively with diverse groups

  Ability to commit to a schedule and show up promptly when expected

 To apply, please send a resume and available work hours to: princetr@trinitydc.edu

For more information about Reading Partners,

please visit our website at www.readingpartners.org

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