Thousands of Minnesota kids struggle in math and you can make all the difference. Offer your time and talent as a tutor and be more for these students.
As a Math Tutor, you’ll help struggling students in grades 4-8 to improve their skills and get on track with math. With great training and onsite coaching, we’ll prepare you to work with pairs of students to build fundamental math skills and confidence.
Students make the most progress when you are there, so our tutors serve during school hours and are needed for the whole school year. We are currently recruiting for the 2019-20 school year. Tutors have the option of beginning in August 2019, September 2019, October 2019 or January 2020.
This is an AmeriCorps member position with Minnesota Math Corps. Although the earnings are modest, the rewards are great! You’ll join an amazing group of more than 1,500 Minnesota tutors, determined to help students be more.
Give your time as a tutor and you’ll receive a scalable perks package based on your time commitment of 35, 25, or 18 hours per week.
Perks at 35 Hours a Week:
Perks at 25 Hours a Week:
Perks at 18 Hours a Week:
*The Segal AmeriCorps Education Award can be used to pay tuition or repay qualified student loans. Individuals 55+ may gift their award to their child, grandchild or foster child.
Award amounts listed are for tutors beginning their service in August 2019. View benefits grid for other start dates here.
You do not need to be a math expert to become a tutor! Great tutors come from all walks of life. Whether you are 18 or 85, the most important qualification is a desire to help children succeed. That said, you also need to meet the following minimum qualifications by the time you begin your service.
*Applicants who have received deferred action for childhood arrivals (DACA) through the U.S. Department of Homeland Security are not eligible to serve as AmeriCorps members at this time.
Watch this 2-minute video and get a glimpse of what it’s like to be a tutor! Or click here to view the position description.
Minnesota Math Corps is an AmeriCorps program that helps thousands of children in grades 4-8 improve their math skills each year. Started in 2008, the program has helped more than 20,000 students build foundational skills and get on track with math. Recent evaluation shows Math Corps students are twice as likely to achieve year end benchmarks than their peers without Math Corps. The program is replicated nationally and is currently offered in Minnesota, Michigan and Georgia.
Minnesota Math Corps is administered by Reading & Math, Inc., a national nonprofit based in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Reading & Math, Inc. also administers Minnesota Reading Corps, Wisconsin Reading Corps, Florida Reading Corps, Georgia Math Corps, Minnesota Opportunity Corps and Minnesota Recovery Corps.
Reading & Math, Inc. will not discriminate for or against any AmeriCorps service member or applicant on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, familial status, disability, sexual orientation, age, or any other category protected by law. Reasonable accommodations provided upon request. This document is available in alternative formats.
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