Summer Reads Positions

VISTA reads aloud to group of children
AmeriCorps VISTA

Summer Reads Positions

Search Summer Reads positions in Minnesota and apply. 

Service locations available throughout Minnesota. Virtual service opportunities may be available. 

We are not currently accepting applications. Applications for summer 2021 will open in February 2021. 

Twin cities

Summer Reads Mentor Support K-12 children, youth and families in the Twin Cities with distance learning, hybrid, or in-person programming (following CDC and Minnesota Department of Health guidelines), creation of resources and learning materials for families to support learning at home, mentorship and fun literacy games, and more this summer! 

Summer Reads Outreach Specialist Fight the summer slide! Use your prior experience teaching/tutoring to provide peer mentorship to first-time Summer Reads mentors who will make a lifelong impact on children, youth and families this summer. 

Returning members 

Summer Reads Mentor - Returning Member - Are you a Summer Reads alum? Join us again and use your experience to inspire a love of learning. Submit your application here if you’re unable to apply to the main Summer Reads listing.

Greater Minnesota 

Summer Reads - Aitkin - Looking for a life-changing opportunity? Inspire a student to love literacy! 

Summer Reads - Barnum - Spend your summer helping students learn about literacy while having fun! Join our top-notch Summer Reads staff in Barnum while gaining experience and training in an educational setting. 

Summer Reads - Ely - Looking for a learning adventure? Join our team of educators at the edge of the Boundary Waters for fun, challenging literacy work that builds a child’s ability to thrive & your own leadership skills. 

Summer Reads - Fairmont - Fairmont Community Education and Recreation (CER) has offered lifelong learning and leisure opportunities for all ages for over 48 years.  Summer Reads VISTA volunteers in Fairmont work with youth one-to-one and in small groups to develop lifelong learning habits of reading for enjoyment, while actively engaging youth in learning for their futures. 

Summer Reads - Kerkhoven - If you are energetic, self-motivated, kind, love working with children, love to read and help with children’s needs, then KMS Camp Read-a-lot is looking for you to join our team this summer!

Summer Reads - Mankato - Mankato Youth PlaceJoin a team of PASSIONATE educators and community builders at MY Place! We are dedicated to improving academics and opportunities for kids in our community, while providing a nurturing environment. 

Summer Reads - Morris - Education won’t fizzle at Summer Sizzle!  We are looking for VISTAs to provide reading and literacy instruction to students over the course of the summer in a fun, upbeat environment.  Come join us!

Summer Reads - Northfield - Want to make a difference in the lives of youth and work with elementary students this summer? Join Summer PLUS and help Northfield youth grow their skills and love of literacy. 

Summer Reads - St Cloud - Great River Regional Library - Gain valuable work experience through service to your community. Work with children to help combat the achievement gap and increase literacy outcomes. Earn money for college - it's a win/win! 

Summer Reads - St Cloud - Promise Neighborhood - Change a child's life this summer! Literacy in Action: Join the community, partners and Promise Neighborhood as we improve literacy this summer.

Returning members 

Summer Reads Mentor - Returning Member - Are you a Summer Reads alum? Join us again and use your experience to inspire a love of learning in children. Submit your application here if you’re unable to apply to the main Summer Reads listing for your service location.