Become an AmeriCorps Member with the GoodSkills Literacy Corps!


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Cause Areas

When

Tue Sep 06, 2016 - Fri Aug 25, 2017

Where

4701 Market St.Fredericksburg, VA 22408


About

GoodSkills Literacy Corps Member

Help individuals who lack literacy, numeracy, and basic computing skills learn what is necessary to knock down barriers, increase self-sufficiency and to pursue dreams of higher education and/or better career opportunities. Help improve financial literacy knowledge and work with non-native English speakers to increase their knowledge of the English language. Contact us to find out the focus area of each position!

  • Seek out and assist those in the community who will benefit from fundamental skills training
  • Tutor individuals in literacy, numeracy, basic computer skills, GED prep, ESOL skills, or skills to find jobs
  • Lead group learning sessions in Financial Literacy and Financial Coaching
  • Recruit and train community volunteers; Organize and participate in community service projects
  • Professional Development opportunities for members offered throughout service year

GET INVOLVED! HERE'S HOW YOU BENEFIT:

  • AmeriCorps Members serve full-time, for one year with varying hours and receive a modest living allowance of $12,530, health insurance, an education award of $5,775 and travel reimbursement.
  • Rappahannock Goodwill will provide ongoing training to members. Some travel necessary. Candidates must have their own transportation.
  • Rappahannock Goodwill Industries and AmeriCorps are equal opportunity organizations.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School diploma or equivalent required. Some college preferred.
  • Valid Driver's License
  • Experience tutoring or otherwise working with adult learners preferred, but not required.
  • Experience with personal computers and their standard applications preferred.
  • Bi-lingual in Spanish and English a plus.
  • NINE full time positions available: 3 with Goodwill Fredericksburg, 1 with Goodwill Culpeper and Culpeper Literacy Council, 1 with Rappahannock United Way, 1 with CRRL--England Run, 1 with CRRL--Colonial Beach, 2 with Rappahannock Area Regional Adult Education.

Skills

  • Literacy / Reading
  • Tutoring
  • Financial Literacy
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Adult Education
  • English as a Secondary Language (ESL)

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1 year
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
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