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Springboard Learning Accelerator Teacher

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Brilliant Detroit is excited to partner with Springboard to offer literacy tutoring for families with children K-3rd grade. We are looking for volunteer virtual literacy instructors to help us close the reading achievement gap!


Springboard and Brilliant Detroit are partnering to host a 10 week virtual literacy program for families with children K-3rd grade. Instructors will lead weekly virtual workshops with a class of 10-12 students, using pre-created curriculum to help develop students' literacy skills, as well as engage with families on how they can support their child's learning journey.

You could be a good fit if:

  • You have a background in education, teaching, social work, or something similar
  • You have experience working with young children
  • Are interested in working with families to help them learn how they can support their child's literacy skills beyond the classrom


Time Commitment:
Volunteers should be able to commit to approximately 7 hours per week throughout this 10-week program period.

  • Attend three, two-hour long Springboard teacher trainings and submit to a background check.
  • Conduct a one hour Family Workshop for 5 of the 10 weeks (time is flexible).
  • Attend one hour of professional development and instructional support with your Program Leader and the other Springboard instructors each week.
  • Meet 1:1 for 30 minutes with students to prove one-on-one instruction.

Dates: Classes start the week of October 12 and go until the week of December 18th.

This position pays $18/hour to qualified individuals. Individuals who speak both Spanish and English are highly encouraged to apply!!

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5675 Larkins Street, Detroit, MI 48210, US

Mission Statement

Brilliant Detroit works with, by and for neighbors to coordinate programs and partnerships in the areas of health, education and family stability. We cannot do this without the support of volunteers like you, who come from both inside and outside of our Kid Success Neighborhoods. We encourage you to look at the potential volunteer opportunities throughout this site in order to find the one that speaks to your interests and skills. Thank you again for your interest and we cannot wait to connect with you soon!


Brilliant Detroit is dedicated to building kid success families and neighborhoods where families with children 0-8 have what they need to be school ready, healthy and stable. We do this by providing proven programming and support year-round out of Brilliant Detroit homes in high-need neighborhoods.

For more information, please see our website at http://brilliantdetroit.org. We are so excited that you are interested in volunteering with us!

Children & Youth
Education & Literacy


Mon Oct 12, 2020 - Fri Dec 18, 2020
09:00 AM - 05:00 PM  


This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.


  • Tutoring
  • Mentoring
  • Literacy / Reading
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Reading / Writing
  • Social Work




  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Volunteers should be able to commit to approximately 5-7 hours per week throughout this 10-week program period. Times are flexible and can be worked out with your class. Weekdays only, no weekends.

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