EOCFWA - Educational Opportunities for Children and Families
  • Washington Reading Corps/AmeriCorps Preschool Literacy Tutor & Community Outreach
  • Vancouver, WA, USA
  • Social Services

Still Accepting Applications for 2018-2019

Washington Reading Corps/AmeriCorps Service Member at EOCF

Share your love and contagious enthusiasm for community service, literacy and preschool children to ignite a passion for learning! Engage their families and the community to support and join the teaching team. Gain valuable job skills and have a positive influence on the Clark County community while earning money for your education. This great     opportunity includes tutoring small groups of children (3-5 years old); working with other members to share resources with staff and families; plan and coordinate family literacy events, volunteers, newsletters and free book distributions. Training and mentoring are provided. Come join us and leave a legacy!

Apply at this link:

https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?id=56821

For more information: 

Review Washington Reading Corps Website: https://washingtonservicecorps.org/become-a-member/wsc-service/

Review the AmeriCorps website: https://www.nationalservice.gov/programs/americorps

Contact EOCF: 360.567.2701 | info@eocfwa.org | 360.896.9912 | eocfwa.org

Benefits:  $1,307 monthly stipend (pre-tax), $5,920 Segal AmeriCorps Education Award upon completion of 1,700   service hours, health insurance for member, paid mileage, plus loan forbearance and subsidized child care if eligible.

Time commitment:  10.5 months, 40 hours per week. 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday-Friday.  1,700 hours served November 1, 2018 to June 15, 2019 or November 16, 2018 to June 30, 2019. There are also part time hours available 1200 to 900 hours!~at various active preschool classrooms in Clark County. Evening or weekend service outside of scheduled hours may be required.

Qualifications required:  Become an AmeriCorps member (apply on website listed below); be at least 18 years of age (17 with written consent of legal guardian); high school diploma or GED, some college preferred; US citizen, national, or lawful permanent resident alien; ability to pass required criminal background checks and Tuberculosis test.
 
"Preferred" knowledge and skills:   Community service mindset, love of reading and preschool-aged children, motivated, flexible, self-starter, experience with young children, event planning, MS Office Suite and internet, volunteer recruitment and coordination, donation solicitation, history of volunteerism, good communication, newsletter creation, team building, time management, and organization. English plus Spanish speaking and an Associate's Degree are a plus.

For 51 years Educational Opportunities for Children and Families (EOCF) has served southwest Washington through the Head Start, Early Head Start, Early Childhood Education and Assistance, and HotShots Youth Sports programs. We serve over 2,000 at-risk children and families annually in our programs. With 260 employees, EOCF is the second largest social service nonprofit organization in Clark County.

 Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

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