Become an AmeriCorps Member
Want to be seen as a leader in community literacy programs?
Interested in receiving an education award to help pay for school or pay off student loans?
Then keep reading!
We are looking for leaders to serve as Full-time, Half-Time, and Minimum-Time AmeriCorps Members with the North Carolina LiteracyCorps (NCLC) and support literacy and/or tutoring programs in the following counties: Durham, Orange, Wake, Guilford, Franklin, Wayne, and Buncombe.
Applications for the 2018-2019 year are now LIVE.
Our host sites are currently recruiting members to fill the following positions for the 2018-2019 program year:
AVID of Chapel Hill Carrboro City Schools Chapel Hill, NC
Blue Ribbon Mentor Advocate Chapel Hill, NC ***position filled***
Book Harvest Durham, NC
Boys and Girls Club of Franklin County Louisburg, NC
Communities in Schools of Durham Durham, NC
Duke Program in Education Durham, NC ***Position Filled****
Durham Literacy Center Durham, NC ***Positions Filled***
- Adult Literacy AmeriCorps Member
- ESOL AmeriCorps Member
- AmeriCorps Youth Education Program Assistant
Literacy Council of Buncombe County Asheville, NC ***Position Filled***
Reading Connections Greensboro and/or High Point, NC ***High Point Position filled***
Achievement Academy Durham, NC ****Positions Filled****
- Literacy High School Equivalency Program Assistant (1 morning, 1 afternoon)
Communities in Schools of Durham Durham, NC
Durham Literacy Center Durham, NC
Fairview Resource Center High Point, NC
Helps Education Fund Wake County, NC ****Positions Filled****
NC State- Read to Lead Raleigh, NC ***Position Filled****
NCCU America Reads Durham, NC
NC State Read to Lead Raleigh, NC ***position filled***
SCALE/UNC America Reads Chapel Hill, NC
How to Apply
Applications are accepted online through the My AmeriCorps website.
Use the links below to apply:
Email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
***Please note: you do not need to have references fill out the reference forms from the application. We only require that you list the contact information for your references.
About the Experience
The 2018-2019 program year will run from August 20, 2018 through July 31, 2019.
We have positions available for 17 full-time, 10 half-time, and 12 minimum-time AmeriCorps members who serve on college campuses and community sites throughout North Carolina.
Our priority service areas include:
- providing skills development training to economically disadvantaged adults in
- adult basic education (ABE),
- general educational development (GED),
- English to speakers of other languages (ESOL);
- recruiting, training, and supporting volunteer literacy tutors;
- and increasing literacy skills in K-12 students.
Service requirements vary by position and all NCLC AmeriCorps members are eligible for an educational award upon successful completion of service hours and other AmeriCorps requirements (see individual position descriptions below for details).
Members also receive a broad range of free training on the following:
- program management
- volunteer recruitment
- literacy tutoring for K-12 students
- leadership skills
Additionally, Members plan and participate in service projects as part of AmeriCorps National Identity Days, as well as SCALE events, including:
- The 9/11 Day of Service & Remembrance
- Day of Service based on Make a Difference Day
- Read.Write.Act. Virtual Conference
- Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service
- National Literacy Action Week
- AmeriCorps Week
About the Program
The North Carolina LiteracyCorps is funded through a grant from the North Carolina Commission on Volunteerism and Community Service and the Corporation for National and Community Service.
The North Carolina LiteracyCorps is committed to recruiting diverse members with all types of skills and abilities. We encourage applicants of all races, colors, genders, national origins, ages, religions, creeds, disabilities, veteran’s statuses, sexual orientations, gender identities, or gender expressions. Persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. For additional information regarding the University’s Department of Accessibility Resources and Service, please click here.
The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The University reaffirms its commitment to equality of opportunity and pledges that it will not practice or permit discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, gender, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran’s status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. For more information regarding the University’s Equal Opportunity policies, please click here.