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Become a Reading Partners AmeriCorps Member

Reading Partners mobilizes communities to provide students with the proven, individualized reading support they need to read at grade level by fourth grade. Be the change – apply now and become an AmeriCorps Member! 

AmeriCorps members serve full-time, in-person from August/September 2024  to June/July 2025, and must commit to a service term of 1700+ hours. All AmeriCorps positions are full-time, Monday-Friday, with a daily schedule that could vary, and is generally 7:00 AM – 5:00 PM, with an average of 8+ hours per day. AmeriCorps members understand this is a service opportunity, not a job, and are committed to completing their full term of service. 

All AmeriCorps members receive intensive training at the start of their service, as well as ongoing training and professional development throughout their service term. Training and service may happen at the Reading Partners office, or at school/partner sites across the region. 

Available Positions:

  • Program Coordinator 
  • Literacy Lead
  • Volunteer Coordinator 

Click here for a full description of duties for each position.  


  • Possess a high school diploma or GED
  • Hold US Citizenship or Permanent Resident Status
  • Be at least 18-years old at the beginning of your service 
  • Have not completed more than four (4) terms with AmeriCorps


  • Root your service in our vision & values
  • Pay strong attention to detail and manage competing priorities effectively
  • Are open to learning technology systems like Salesforce, Google Apps, and Zoom 
  • Are able to both collaborate in a team environment and work independently
  • Bonus points if you are an AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, or other national service alum/alumna; and/or have experience volunteering with community-based or education programs


  • Reading Partners offers a supportive culture, intensive training at the start of your service, and ongoing professional development and coaching. 
  • AmeriCorps members receive a twice monthly paycheck of $1,095.46, totaling $24,100.12 over the 11-month service term
  • Segal Education Award of $7,395, after successfully completing your service term 
  • $500 Mid-year Bonus
  • $3,000 End-of-year Bonus 
  • Public transportation reimbursement of $132/month for 11-months
  • CPR certification 
  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage at no monthly cost to you
  • Child care assistance available through AmeriCorps for those who qualify 
  • You may be eligible for student loan forbearance on federal loans 

Other Considerations:

  • AmeriCorps members must live within commuting distance and have access to reliable transportation on a daily basis, including public transportation 
  • Due to the changing nature of serving in public education, AmeriCorps members may be asked to transition to another Reading Partners AmeriCorps position in the same region

Join Reading Partners and leave a legacy that will last long beyond an unforgettable and life-changing AmeriCorps service term! 

Applications considered on a rolling basis. Please email AmeriCorps@readingpartners.org with questions or if you’d like to connect with a team member!

Posted on
July 9th 2024
Written by
Daphne Johnson