Training provided by nationally recognized organizations covering basic literacy and ESL Instruction
Monthly living allowance stipend
Student loan deferment
Education award upon successful completion of serviceAward can be used towards federal student loans and higher education expenses. For members aged 55+, the award can be gifted to a child, stepchild, or grandchild.
AmeriCorps, the federal agency for national service and volunteerism, provides opportunities for Americans to serve their country domestically, address the nation’s most pressing challenges, improve lives and communities, and strengthen civic engagement. Each year, the agency places more than 200,000 AmeriCorps members and AmeriCorps Seniors volunteers in intensive service roles; and empowers millions more to serve as long-term, short-term, or one-time volunteers.
Nearly 300,000 adults in Delaware cannot read or write above a third-grade level.
Functional literacy is critical for navigating the workforce, advocating for oneself and fulfilling basic needs.
A mother's reading skill is the greatest determinant of her children’s future academic success. Children of parents with low literacy have a 72% chance of being at the lowest literacy levels themselves.
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