The successful applicant will learn to tutor adults who want to learn to read or speak English better, and will also recruit and train other volunteer tutors.
A living allowance of $6442 per year paid twice-a-month, and a $2887.50 educational award upon successful completion of 900 hours of service are offered through the program. Persons 55 and older can pass on their education award, which can be used to pay for college and books, to pay back student loans, and for qualified continuing education, to a child or grandchild. Up to four AmeriCorps terms/years, and monetary awards, are available
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- Must be at least 18
- Orientation or Training
- One Year
- 16 to 20 hours weekly, some out of town travel