Service for Tuition

Are you child friendly?

Would you like to enrich the lives of children by helping them learn to read?

Would you like to make a difference in your community?

If you possess these characteristics then AmeriCorps WANTS YOU!


One Year Commitment

Earn money for college*

Earn a monthly living allowance

Full and Part Time Opportunities


Full Time members provide 40 hours per week/1750 hours per year.

Receive $925 monthly Living Allowance/$4,725 Educational Award, Childcare, and Healthcare Benefit if eligible.


Part Time members provide 20 hours per week/925 hours per year.

Receive $462 Monthly Living Allowance/$2,362.50 Educational Award.


AmeriCorps members will provide an array of services including in-class academic and literacy support; leading after-school and out-of-school time programming, recruiting volunteers to engage in Birmingham READS service; and developing and implementing community service projects. Members will receive training in areas such as diversity awareness, Community Emergency Response Team (CERT), CPR/First Aid, leadership, citizenship, and career planning.



At least 17 years of age

Clean criminal background

Strong commitment to improving communities through service

Ability to work individually and with a diverse team

Relative team, volunteer, and leadership experience, as well as experience working with youth highly preferred

Contact information:

Birmingham READS AmeriCorps

A Program of Birmingham City Schools

Call: (205) 231-7934 or email:

Davis Center

417 29th Street South Room 224

Birmingham, AL   35233


* Education award may be used in any post-high school training or educational institution.


We are currently accepting applications.

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