Do you want to contribute to the long-term success of your community? Are you looking for a service opportunity where you can make a difference? The Institute for Advanced Learning and Research (IALR) is hosting open interviews for STEM/Literacy tutors and community health educators for the Dan River Year AmeriCorps and REACH AmeriCorps programs on September 18.
We are looking to fill the following positions:
The Dan River Year AmeriCorps program is seeking In-School and Out-of-School Tutors who can provide direct and indirect support to site(s) during school and after school and for family STEM activities. Members will focus on building and introducing curriculum and activities for students, helping prepare them for middle school by improving their literacy, math and/or STEM skills.
Members will provide direct service to students attending Pittsylvania County Public Schools and Danville Public Schools. All members will receive tutor training prior to placement. Tutors will spend a minimum of 90 minutes a week working with each individual student and/or small groups for a minimum of 10 weeks during the school year. Additionally, members may also work with groups during the school year, aiding in their reading or math classes. Members will also provide support with hands-on activities to generate interest in STEM and deepen STEM knowledge.
The REACH AmeriCorps program is seeking community health educators to serve approximately 25 hours a week over nine months (September 2023-August 2024) in Danville, Pittsylvania County and Caswell County, N.C. REACH AmeriCorps members will conduct workshops over 40 weeks in targeted census tracts in Danville City, Pittsylvania County and Caswell County. Workshops will be based on specific population health topics, addressing areas of high need and chronic health issues. Members will serve approximately 25 hours/week.
Members will receive training and mentoring from IALR staff and site representatives.