Summer Reads Positions

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Summer Reads Positions

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Our Summer Reads Mentor, Coach and Outreach Specialist positions have been closed for 2022.

Stay tuned for information about a new, flexible volunteer role.

Service locations available throughout Minnesota, with multiple positions available in most locations. We anticipate the majority of positions to be in-person, following MDH and CDC best practices and guidelines for COVID19 health and safety. There may be virtual aspects to the role, depending on host site needs.

Questions? Contact Stevie (slewis@literacymn.org). 

Twin cities

Summer Reads Mentor - Twin Cities Foster a love of reading for children and youth (K-5) and help families break down barriers to education and economic security, while growing your own leadership skills. Join us this summer!

Filled for 2022

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 and youth this summer.

Summer Reads Coach Help pilot a brand new opportunity and work with adult learners as a Summer Reads Coach! Seeking two ambitious leaders to serve alongside staff and volunteers at Open Door Learning Center - Southside.

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.

Greater Minnesota 

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

Summer Reads Mentor - Caledonia, MN Soar into summer reading and literacy enrichment with collaboration, integrity, and innovation at Caledonia Area Elementary and Caledonia Library.

Summer Reads Mentor - Corcoran/Dayton, MN Mobile Hope is a nonprofit serving families within Hennepin County's two largest mobile home parks. We seek to empower individuals to accomplish their goals through education and healthy activities.

Summer Reads Mentor - Fairmont, MN Share your love of reading and make a difference in a child's life. Give the gift of literacy to last a lifetime!

Summer Reads Mentor - Mankato Community Ed - Mankato, MN The goal of our Summer Reads Program is to spark curiosity, strengthen literacy skills and help children develop a love for reading!

Summer Reads Mentor - Mankato Youth Place - Mankato, MN If you are looking for an opportunity to serve some of the most amazing kids in Minnesota, look no further! Mankato Youth Place serves youth in K-8 and we are passionate about academics!

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

Summer Reads Mentor - Murdock, MN Want to make a difference? KMS Camp Read A Lot is looking for community members to join us. If you’re kind, like to learn and work well on a team, our students look forward to working with you!

Summer Reads Mentor - Northfield, MN 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 Mentor - Great River Regional Library - St Cloud, MN 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 Mentor - Promise Neighborhood - St Cloud, MN Come join our team for the summer and help make a difference in our community! You will help read to kids, plan your own literacy activities and participate in our summer fun!

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.

Filled for 2022

Summer Reads Mentor - Barnum, MN 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.