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 enrichment 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, Art Club)
General office and administrative work – e.g. answering the phone, data input, filing
Sorting and packing books for our Book Bank
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
Experience tutoring elementary or middle school students
Resident of New Haven County
Math tutoring experience
Resident of New Haven
Fluent in Spanish
Interns will receive training in our book bank and tutoring model.
The internship will run for seven consecutive weeks starting on Monday, June 22nd and ending on Friday, August 7th. The first week will be committed to orientation and training for a total of 20 hours. The remaining six weeks of the position will be 27 hours per week. During this time, 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.
A completed NHR Employment Application (please click on the link to access) should be emailed, along with a cover letter, resume, and transcripts to firstname.lastname@example.org. Include “Summer Internship Application” in the subject line of your email. Only complete applications will be considered and qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview. Four internships are currently available. Selected candidates will be notified after the interview process has closed.
Summer 2020 Intern positions are funded by the First Niagara Foundation in partnership with KeyBank.
New Haven Reads increases the literacy skills of children by providing individually tailored one-on-one after school tutoring, educational family support, and a community book bank, all at no cost to participants.