Banaadir Academy is proud to announce we are a site for Reading Corps and Math Corps during the 2014-15 school year!

Compensation and Benefits

Reading Corps (full-time)
Stipend of $484 biweekly
Education award of $4,645
Limited benefits for health insurance
Childcare assistance
Math Corps (part-time)
Stipend of $242 biweekly
Education award of $2,822


  • Strong interest in education, specifically helping young children practice reading skills
  • Experience working with children, preferably as a literacy tutor
  • Dedication to community service
  • Computer skills, including the ability to navigate and use online database systems and e-mail
  • Speak, read, and write English fluently
  • Organized, responsible, flexible, motivated, professional
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to accept and incorporate constructive feedback from coaches and program staff
  • Ability to take initiative and work independently
  • Ability to commit to 11 months of service (most tutors will begin August 10, 2014)

o Full-time tutors complete 1720 hours (about 40 hours/week)

o Part-time tutors complete 920 hours (about 20 hours/week).

  • High school diploma or GED and must be at least 18-years-old
  • As per federal AmeriCorps regulations, you must be a U.S. Citizen or lawful Permanent Resident Alien

How To Apply:

We would like to place a member before May 30, 2014.

Go to or

Strong preference is given to tutors who can start serving August 10, 2014.

Send questions to Maria Staire at or

One year. This year. Serve to grow.


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