- Make a difference in the Indianapolis, Indiana community by becoming a WorkLiteracy coach at Indy Reads. Members will receive extensive training and tools to help adults who are learning how to read, speak English, and increase their job readiness skills. Through the extensive professional development and hands-on experience in this program, Members will develop presentation, coaching, and mentoring skills, and earn an education award for future higher education or to pay off existing higher-education debts. Members will serve under the supervision of Indy Reads program staff. AmeriCorps Members serve full-time for one year with varying work hours and receive a modest living allowance in the form of a bi-weekly stipend, health insurance, and other benefits such as child care assistance, loan forbearance and an educational grant at the end of service. Indy Reads provides individualized professional development, hands-on skills training specific to the field of education, and job readiness skills development in the form of weekly workshops and self-paced trainings, opportunities to build your resume and work portfolio, career counseling at the end of your service, and a staff mentor throughout the year to provide support and guidance. This program is available to all, regardless of race, color, disability, age, national origin, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or religion.
- Social Issues:
- Children and Youth, Education and Literacy
- Central Library, Office 149, 40 E Saint Clair St. Indianapolis, IN 46204