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How do I apply?
Experience life-changing growth. Literacy tutors are urgently needed. Help kids in local Minnesota communities learn the skills they need to succeed by serving 11 months as a literacy tutor. We're the nation's largest AmeriCorps program, and our goal is to help all Minnesota children become successful readers by the end of third grade.
Before you apply...
Please review this Guide to Applying before you decide to apply. This includes important information about what it means to commit to a year of service.
A little about our selection process…
We fill positions on a rolling basis, which means early applicants will have more choice in service locations and will be notified earlier regarding whether they are accepted. Our sites--elementary schools and preschools--are also involved in making selection decisions. Depending on the time of year, the screening and interview process may take several weeks to a few months. You may review a timeline of our application and selection process. With the high volume of applicants, we unfortunately do not accept paper applications.
Connect with a Minnesota Reading Corps alumni!
Are you thinking about applying but would like to hear what a "day in the life" is like for a Minnesota Reading Corps tutor? We invite you to submit a request to be connected with a former tutor. (Having trouble viewing this link? Click here to enable HTTPS).
Please note: Minnesota Reading Corps will not discriminate for or against any service member or applicant for service on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, age, sex, national origin, ancestry, marital status, pregnancy, disability (including those related to pregnancy or childbirth), membership or non-membership in a labor organization, sexual orientation, status with regard to public assistance, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected under local, state, or federal statute, ordinance, or regulation. Furthermore, it is the organization's policy to assure equal opportunity to all disabled veterans in positions for which they are qualified. Applicants and service members will be evaluated solely on the basis of their conduct, their compliance with Reading Corps' policies, practices and legitimate expectations, and their performance and experience.
Meet our Tutors
“For more than 25 years, I worked as a journalist. I decided it was time for me to make a change in my life. I still wanted work that involved communicating, spreading knowledge and, hopefully, helping people improve their lives. Now I am inside a classroom where the proud little faces of lively 4 and 5 year-olds remind me of how thrilling it can be to learn and write the letters of the alphabet.”Ellen Tomson-Moylan, Reading Corps, St. Paul Hear More Stories