A Meaningful Year of Service
in Palm Beach County, Florida!
Literacy AmeriCorps Palm Beach County recruits 40 full time members to serve in a broad range of programs. Opportunities include serving as graduation coaches in local high schools with at-risk youth, tutoring children who are behind grade level reading in elementary schools, teaching adults in family literacy and English education programs and many more. Members will also assist in volunteer recruitment, support and training. In addition, members participate in ongoing training and professional development throughout the service year. These opportunities include service leadership, team building, tutor training, career assessment and planning, diversity, disaster preparedness, community service project planning and other topics. Friday team meetings focus on training, team development and special projects planning.
Members are also eligible for health insurance, forbearance of qualified student loans, scheduled time off, and an education award of $6,345 (after successfully completing the program).