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We are currently accepting applications for our 2019 Summer Internship. You can find our Employment Application HERE, and more information about the internship below. Thank you for your interest in New Haven Reads!


Summer 2019 Intern Position

New Haven Reads provides free one-on-one tutoring for children who are struggling with reading. We also offer a free Kindergarten and Pre-K program, and special summer clubs. We serve over 500 students each week at four locations in New Haven. In addition, we also provide free, gently used books to the public, teachers, and community organizations.

Duties and Responsibilities for Summer Intern:

  • One-on-one tutoring of students ages 6 through 18 (primarily in reading)
  • Planning and running a summer club (e.g. Math Club, Chess Club, Coding Club, Art Club)
  • General office work – e.g. answering the phone, data input, filing
  • Sorting and packing books for our Book Bank

Minimum Requirements:

  • Previous experience working with children
  • Must be a rising college freshman with a high school G.P.A. of 3.0 or higher or a current college student with a G.P.A. of 3.0 or higher

Preferred:

  • Experience tutoring elementary or middle school students
  • Resident of New Haven County

Desired:

  • Math tutoring experience
  • Resident of New Haven
  • Fluent in Spanish

Training:
Interns will receive training in our book bank and tutoring model.

Timing:
This position will be 27 hours per week for 7 weeks during the period from June 24th – August 9th. We operate Monday through Wednesday 1-7:30 pm, Thursday and Friday 1-6:30 pm. Saturday work hours will be assigned as needed. Candidates must be available the entire 7 weeks. Specific schedules will be determined with individual applicants. Interviews will begin March 11th 2019.

Priority Deadline for Application: March 29th, 2019

Pay rate:  $10.25/hour

To apply:
Email a completed NHR Employment Application, along with a cover letter, resume, and transcripts to hr [at] newhavenreads [dot] org. Include “Summer Internship Application” in the subject line of your email. Qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview. Six internships are currently available. Selected candidates will be notified after the interview process has closed.

Summer 2019 Intern positions are funded by the First Niagara Foundation in partnership with Key Bank.

New Haven Reads is an Equal Opportunity Employer.