Foundations for Literate Youth Internship Opportunity

Foundations for Literate Youth Internship Opportunity

Reposted from English Education.

Written by Karin Van Orman.

If you're interested in literacy, Foundations for Literate Youth might have the perfect internship for you.  The organization needs a tutor to deliver a literacy program to six or seven 6th graders Monday through Thursday, 4-6pm.  The position pays $20/hour.  I've listed some of the responsibilities below, but please download the intern description (PDF) for more details.

Position Specific Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Helps to plan literacy programming
  • Administer Diagnosis Reading Assessment (DRA)
  • Administer Complete Writing Assessment (CWA)
  • Review ELA data provided by the school
  • Provides one-on-one and small group instruction in reading, writing and active listening
  • Escort children from their school to the center for Literacy services
  • Implements curriculum and education plan for each student
  • Develops relationships with students, families and school staff
  • Submits attendance records to Program Director
  • Accompanies students on educational trips and enrichment projects
  • Makes frequent contact with school teachers and guidance counselors and families to ensure youngsters participation in program
  • Maintains attendance records on assigned children
  • May be required to drive a van to transport children off site.

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