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The Center for Civic Engagement and Public Service at The George Washington University seeks a motivated and dynamic graduate student to work part-time to plan and oversee the DC Reads program. DC Reads is an academic-year program that in partnership with DC Public Schools and community-based organizations, is committed to providing high quality on-site, one-on-one or small group tutoring to K-8th grade students in Washington, D.C. GW student tutors assist in building literacy and math skills with students while fostering meaning relationships.

Status: Part-time position, 20 hours per week
Term of Employment: August 2015-May 2016: Must be available to work some evening and weekend hours
Compensation: Student will be paid $15 per hour

Responsibilities:
• Under the supervision of the Community Service Coordinator, develop, carry out and manage aspects of the DC Reads program including: DC Reads tutor recruitment, selection, program planning, program partnerships, student leadership development, and training
• Communicate regularly with the DC Reads Team Leaders, tutors and community partner sites in order to enhance the overall experience and quality of the program
• Enhance marketing efforts to increase diverse tutor recruitment and selection
• Facilitate monthly student leadership development and skill-building for DC Reads Team Leaders and tutors
• Participate in the evaluation and assessment of the DC Reads program
• Maintain the DC Reads Facebook page and other social media
• Participate in other duties as assigned

Desired characteristics of a candidate:
• Highly motivated, self-directed and mature.
• Desire and ability to work with diverse populations.
• Highly organized, proven ability to stay on task, meet deadlines, and follow through on assignments.
• Positive work attitude and ethic.
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
• Prior experience with community service and service-learning, experience with tutoring and/or literacy programming preferred.

Candidates will be considered as application materials are received.

Questions:
Please contact Emily Penprase at epenpra@gwu.edu for any questions about the position.

The George Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer