Serve with AmeriCorps at Colorado Youth for a Change in one of four programs!
Colorado Youth for a Change (CYC) is an educational nonprofit organization with a statewide scope. CYC’s mission is to solve Colorado’s dropout crisis. CYC provides a continuum of services from Prekindergarten through High School to help students find success through tutoring, case management, and outreach to help in-school youth remain in school or out-of-school youth return to school. Math Corps is a step along that continuum to support students.
What you'll do:
Serve 1200 hours in a Colorado school from August 2022-May 2023, helping guide students to success. No prior teaching experience is necessary, just compassion and a commitment to helping students!
What you'll get:
Position: Early Learning Tutor
- $2,400 monthly living stipend
- Health insurance
- Holistic professional development
- $4,546 education award to put towards past or future tuition
- Access to free counseling support services
- Federal Loan Forbearance
- The knowledge that you are making a difference for Colorado students!
Colorado Early Learning Corps tutors support ages 3-5 one-on-one, in small groups, and across the entire classroom.
You will help children start Kindergarten ready to learn with early literacy and math tutoring.
Position: K-3 Elementary Literacy Tutor
Colorado Reading Corps tutors spend 20 minutes per day with each child they are paired with, implementing 10 different literacy-based strategies. You will provide students with the increased support they need to read on grade level.
Position: Math Enrichment Tutor
Colorado Math Corps tutors support 4th-8th grade students below grade-level in math in 30-45 minute small-group sessions.
Members have a daily caseload of at least 26students and student progress data is collected to assess growth. Members receive training in evidence-based math interventions and ongoing support from an on-site coach and a CYC coaching specialist.
Position: Engagement Support Member
Corps for a Change members support high school students who are attending less than 90%.Interventions include one-on-one meetings, home visits, connection to community resources, and advocacy to address individual student barriers.
Gain experience and training in personal strengths, inclusivity, working with high-needs students, communication styles, and a variety of other topics.
If you are interested in these positions, talk to your coach to apply today!