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Department: Career and Civic Engagement
Contact Person: Megan Baggarly
Preferred Contact Method: E-mail
Position Type: Federal Work-Study
Job Title: Literary Intervention Team Tutor
Job Description: The goal of the literacy intervention team (LIT) is to mobilize college students to alleviate illiteracy in the Rock Hill community. We provide off campus services at various sites. Our trained university LIT members work with local kindergarten through fifth-grade students on literacy-based activities such as one-onone reading, group reading, and guided reading to overall improve basic reading skills.
LIT members meet with students on a regular basis various times a week Monday through Friday, based on their class schedule and availability. If you are work-study eligible and are interested in becoming a reading mentor (or if you are interested in serving as a volunteer) please e-mail Megan Baggarly for an application. If you have any questions regarding the program, please do not hesitate to call or e-mail our office at (803)323-2141. Tutors are needed during the regular school day from 8:00am to 3:00pm and in the Challenger after-school program between 3:00pm and 6:00pm, Monday through Friday. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until site placements begin September 4th. Once your application is reviewed, you will be notified if you are chosen for an interview. This position is open to ALL grade classifications (freshmen, sophomores, juniors, seniors, and graduate students) from ALL majors/minors. Background checks will need to be completed prior to employment.
Specific Skills: -Minimum GPA of 2.5
-A love for working with children
-Mandatory attendance at monthly training
-A positive attitude and willingness to learn new skills
-Tutoring, Mentoring, Reading/Reading Comprehension, Writing, Creativity (a plus)
Building & Room: Crawford Hall, Room 129
Number of Positions: 30
Hourly Pay Rate: $10.00
Weekly Hours: Varies
Days & Hours: Monday - Friday
Start Date: Tuesday, September 4, 2018
End Date: Friday, November 30, 2018
Classification: No preference
Major: Any
Notes: Transportation is preferred but not required. Carpooling can be arranged.
Posted: July 31, 2018
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