Equal Heart brings AmeriCorps to BookSpring! Equal Heart is a 501(c)3 nonprofit currently focused on alleviating hunger and supporting community nonprofits in their mission. But this opportunity is only open for a limited time.
Thanks to the outstanding coordination of the OneStar Foundation, BookSpring is ramping up its prep work for its own AmeriCorps Statewide Service via a Planning Grant and a total of six early part-time member placement opportunities in our continuum of early childhood literacy programs.
Seeking AmeriCorps Program Specialists
Through assistance from Equal Heart, BookSpring is seeking the interest of potential AmeriCorps Program Specialists to supplement our efforts in healthcare, education, and community-based partnerships to reach families with children under 12. It is a 30 hour a week position from January 17 – June 3, 2022. It offers a bi-weekly living stipend and a chance to earn an education award that can be used for college tuition, books, or similar expenses.
The role will involve a variety of activities necessary for our programs to grow, including:
- Creating and conducting thematic and academically aligned motivational reading activities for schools and online using a variety of kits and digital resources.
- Reading specially selected children’s books aloud to small groups of children in various settings, including in-person and remotely in a live and recorded video to support at-home reading.
- Facilitating and presenting parent weekly training workshops in childcare settings and through videoconferencing.
- Coordinating book distribution program facilitation on-site and through custom selected shipped packages directly into homes.
Download the English job description here.
Download the Spanish job description here.
Who should apply?
Anyone over 18 who is a U.S. Citizen with a high school diploma or equivalent is eligible to serve. People passionate about books, children, and service and interested in a career in education or social work are encouraged to apply!
Please use the Equal Heart application portal via this link: https://americorps.equalheart.org/hiring.html
Be sure to select AUSTIN and TEXAS to access BookSpring’s AmeriCorps Member Application.