The America Reads * America Serves
Our students play an important role in America Reads*America Serves because they have the opportunity to immerse themselves in their fields of interest to make a difference in the community.
Our tutors/mentors fulfill the first component of America Reads by working with students in all grade levels who need extra help within and beyond the classroom setting. They focus on all subjects to ensure the academic growth of the children as well as build confidence and self-esteem as they guide them towards possible career choices.
The second component to the program is America Serves. This targets students who prefer placement in a specialized field that complements their major/minor at the University. This newly added feature opens a whole new genre to the program and gives students the freedom to pick and choose a field that will develop the skills needed to land that dream job. Students from St. John's College, College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Tobin College of Business, and College of Professional Studies are welcomed to apply to the America Serves program based on their dean's approval.
We are looking for students with federal work study who can commit 5-20 hours a week at the rate of $12 per hour, and volunteers in need of volunteer hours for course credit or valuable field-based experience. We can offer you competitive wages, flexible scheduling and great service opportunities, while giving you the opportunity to truly make a difference in the NYC community.