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Minnesota Reading Corps Overview

Minneapolis, MN
1001 to 5000 employees
Nonprofit Organization
Unknown / Non-Applicable
Minnesota Reading Corps demonstrates how service and science can accelerate improvement in both students and systems. By mobilizing the people power of AmeriCorps, Reading Corps provides evidence-based literacy interventions and data-based assessments to children from age three ... Read more

Mission: All Minnesota children will become proficient readers by the end of third grade.

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    Former Employee - Literacy Tutor in Minneapolis, MN
    Former Employee - Literacy Tutor in Minneapolis, MN
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    I worked at Minnesota Reading Corps full-time (Less than a year)


    - Working with other tutors and teachers to help close the achievement gap
    - Truly satisfying work
    - Student loan forgiveness (education award of ~$5700 for a full year of service)
    - Comprehensive training, no experience in schools required
    - Healthcare benefits


    - The stipend is hard to live on on its own, but it's no different than being in college!
    - Working with elementary students can be exhausting

    Advice to Management

    The orientations and trainings do a nice job of informing tutors of the importance of getting a head start on hours. It is a lot easier to do a few 46 hour weeks early on than doing several 65 hour weeks at the end of the term of service. Cannot emphasize this enough.

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Minnesota Reading Corps photo of: Tutors can earn up to $5,730 to help repay federal student loans or cover the cost of furthering their education.
Minnesota Reading Corps photo of: Since 2003, Minnesota Reading Corps has provided early intervention services to over 125,000 age 3 – grade 3 students.
Minnesota Reading Corps photo of: Our tutors come from all walks of life, including recent college grads, career changers, and retirees.
Minnesota Reading Corps photo of: PreK tutors are embedded into the classroom, serving next to the lead teacher while implementing our intervention model.
Minnesota Reading Corps photo of: Elementary Literacy Tutors work with students daily, one-on-one for twenty minutes.
Minnesota Reading Corps photo of: It all begins with the letter A.
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    Literacy Tutor Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Minneapolis, MN
    Accepted Offer
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    Easy Interview


    I applied online. The process took 5 days. I interviewed at Minnesota Reading Corps (Minneapolis, MN) in September 2014.


    First I applied online. Then I had a phone interview where they asked pretty basic questions about who you are, your values, and why you want to spend a year of your life volunteering. Most of the questions were on the online application, so I had already prepared answers for them. I think I had a second interview where I had to read a passage aloud.

    Interview Questions

    • They asked me about why I considered community service to be important to me.   1 Answer
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