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AmeriCorps Member Positions

AmeriCorps Arkansas

Seeking a team member who desires to make a difference in the community and is compassionate, self-motivated, and ready to serve others. This is an AmeriCorps service position that will require 675 hours (starting October 2019 and ending September 30, 2019) — an average of 15 hours a week. Little Rock and Conway positions available.

Responsibilities include:

– Tutoring adults in basic literacy and English as a second language

– Recruiting and training volunteer tutors

– Raising awareness for Literacy Action of Central Arkansas

AmeriCorps members receive a living allowance paid in a bimonthly stipend ($198 before withholdings) and have the opportunity to receive an education award up to $2,321 upon completion of 675 hours.

Flexible daytime availability is needed, with occasional evenings and weekends to accommodate student schedules and outreach events.

Requirements: high school diploma, above average communication skills and knoowledge of English grammar and writing, ability to speak at community events and work with diverse individuals, good computer skills, and the ability to give a one-year commitment to serve your community. A background check is also required.

Preferred: teaching experience, especially with English language learners.

To apply for this position, please send your resume to Sarah Standridge at sstandridge@literacyactionar.org . For more information on AmeriCorps, visit nationalservice.gov.

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