Adult Literacy Corps Members serve through the national AmeriCorps program with the Literacy Alliance to provide reading, language arts, and math education to adult learners in Jacksonville, FL through small group classes, tutoring, and online instruction. Full-time, part-time and seasonal opportunities are available. For more information about AmeriCorps visit https://americorps.gov/serve.
Essential duties and responsibilities
AmeriCorps Members will provide support for the following types of adult education activities: Adult Education (reading, math, and language classes below the 9th grade level) Computer Assisted Learning in the Computer Lab to include technology and content support GED Preparation Classes (Reasoning Through Language, Math, Social Studies and Science) Adult Life Skills Workshops (Financial Literacy, Health Literacy, Digital Literacy, Family, and Career Development) Homework help sessions Individual coaching and mentoring Student registration and orientation (including pre and post testing) Curriculum adaptation or development to meet student interests and goals. Recordkeeping of attendance and student outcomes Data entry to support student intakes, attendance, and outcomes using our LACES tracking system Community outreach for student and volunteer recruitment
18 years of age or older Excellent oral and written communication skills (English) Good interpersonal/soft skills Education and Teaching/Tutoring experience (preferred, but not required) Managing tasks and deadlines Coaching and Mentoring adult students Competency in Google Suite office productivity software Reliable transportation required The Member must pass a National Criminal History Background check. This includes a FBI background check via fingerprints, a local background check, and their name run through the National Sex Offender database (www.nsopw.gov). This is contingent on any member beginning their service year.
Education and Experience
High-school diploma or GED required.
Living Allowance based on level of service.