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New Haven Reads is Hiring Summer Interns!

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 provide free, gently used books to the public, teachers, and community organizations.

Six summer internship positions are available, and are funded by the First Niagara Foundation in partnership with Key Bank. New Haven Reads is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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
  • 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 25th – August 10th. 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.

Payrate:

$10.25/hour

To apply:

Email a completed NHR application (which can be found at www.newhavenreads.org under “Careers”), along with a cover letter, resume, and transcripts to hr@newhavenreads.org. Include “Summer Internship Application” in the subject line of your email. Qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview. Selected candidates will be notified after the interview process has closed.

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