Read with Me Coordinator


(39.986298,-75.157555)
 

Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

1430 W SUSQUEHANNA AVEPHILADELPHIA, PA 19121


About

General Responsibilities

The primary goal of the Read with Me Coordinator is to facilitate the Read with Me program and recruit families and kids to participate in Read with Me. The coordinator is also responsible for carrying out the goals of the program to ensure it’s success in developing literacy skills in mothers and their children as well as distributing age appropriate books to those young families that need them.

Accountability

The Read with Me Coordinator are accountable to the Program Director and Life with Books Program Manager.

Specific Duties

The Read with Me Coordinator will have the following responsibilities:

  • Assist in the writing of Read with Me curriculum

  • Conduct outreach with local community partners and facilities in order to recruit families for the Read with Me Program

  • Track accurate data that supports the future development of the Read with Me Program

  • Facilitate the program on a week to week basis

  • Manage Read with Me volunteers so they can contribute to the success of the program

    Desired Qualifications Experience:

  • Background in Early Childhood Intervention and Education

  • Expertise in Family Literacy Programming

  • Skill with Community Organization and Outreach

    Skills and Competencies:

  • Creative and goal-oriented program design

  • Meticulous attention to detail

  • Demonstrable ability to plan and prioritize own workload with minimum supervision, in order to meet deadlines

  • Excellent communication skills required to build relationships with families, volunteers, and small children

  • Ability to demonstrate initiative and work well under pressure

  • A commitment to early childhood, family, and adult literacy and education

    Time Commitment

    The average amount of time expected in this position is 5-8+ hours a week.

    To Apply

    Please send your resume and cover letter to Jessica Beaver, Program Director at Jessica@treehousebooks.org .

Skills

  • Child Development
  • Literacy / Reading
  • Adult Education
  • Reading / Writing
  • Youth Services

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • 5-8 Hours a Week

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