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PENCIL Reading Partners Assistant Coordinator

Company: Americorps
Location: Nashville
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

PENCIL Reading Partners Assistant Coordinator

Hands On Nashville AmeriCorps Program - PENCIL is seeking an enthusiastic Reading Partners Assistant Coordinator with a love of literacy and a heart for supporting young readers in Metro Nashville Public Schools. The Assistant Coordinator delivers 30-minute reading sessions throughout the week and aids the Reading Partner Coordinator with program implementation duties, including participation in trainings, cultivation of relationships with school staff in order to best support young readers, and regular communications with program participants.PENCIL seeks an individual who enjoys reading and wants to pass on that enjoyment. The ideal candidate is dependable and demonstrates a positive attitude, can develop a good rapport with young children, and has effective written and verbal communication skills. This role requires someone with a good work ethic, is comfortable with technology (e.g., Microsoft Office, Zoom), has strong organizational skills, and has (or has access to) reliable transportation. Over the course of their term, the Assistant Coordinator will gain valuable experience in volunteer management, public education, and volunteer recruitment. Lift and carry up to 30-50lbs;Responsibilities in the position may entail sitting for extended periods of time;Responsibilities in this position may entail standing for extended periods of time.;Office or service environment may include noisy environments.;Service responsibilities require moving about to accomplish tasks or moving from one worksite to another.;Service responsibilities require member to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; Nashville is powered by people of all ages, races, ethnicities, skin tones, sexes, genders, sexualities, religions, abilities, and socioeconomic statuses engaging in service together. This is a city where YOU matter and YOU make a difference. Further help on this page can be found by clicking here.

Member Duties : Participate in program training provided by PENCIL staff./Recruit and train Reading Partner volunteers./Form meaningful relationships with children ages 5-12./Deliver 30-minute reading sessions (virtual and/or in-person, per COVID-19 protocols) throughout the work week and during the school day./ Analyze current program processes and collaborate with Coordinator to streamline those processes./ Aid Reading Partners Coordinator with program implementation including regular communication with program participants through the creation and implementation of a monthly newsletter./ Support school staff through developing scheduling and communication templates.

Program Benefits : Training , Education award upon successful completion of service , Mental Health Services , Childcare assistance if eligible , Health Coverage , Relocation Allowance , Living Allowance .

Terms :

None

Service Areas :

Education , Children/Youth .

Skills :

Recruitment , Team Work , Public Speaking , Leadership , Communications , Youth Development , Education , Computers/Technology , Writing/Editing , Community Organization , Teaching/Tutoring .

Keywords: Americorps, Nashville , PENCIL Reading Partners Assistant Coordinator, Other , Nashville, Tennessee

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