Literacy Coach



Start Date


End Date


Times of day

Weekday Evenings

Time Commitment

A few hours per week


Tree House Books
1430 W. Susquehanna Ave.
United States


Description of Position

Become a mentor and guide at Tree House Books' Literacy Studio by connecting students to the world of books, texts and words, ages 6-12. At the Literacy Studio, we focus on language acquisition, recreational reading, critical thinking and creative writing, through 12-week cycles on selected themes. Most importantly, Literacy Coaches make books fun and relevant to the most reluctant readers and encourage esteem and self-regard through writing.

Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Participate in volunteer and trauma informed training
  • Remain focused on Tree House Books’ mission of growing and sustaining a community of readers, writers, and thinkers
  • Prepare materials and set up projects before students arrive
  • Provide one to two teacher to student ratio for homework help
  • Take direction from Studio Manager
  • Assist with Literacy Studio Activities, Literacy Workshops, and other programming as specified in training
  • Remain flexible to changes in Literacy Studio curriculum and activity plans
  • Problem solve conflicts and effectively communicate teamwork strategies to the Tree House Kids
  • Fill out end of day summaries that reflect your students progress and  your performance as well as quality of the day’s program
  • Maintain and organize student data portfolios
  • Remain an upstanding role model to Tree House Kids through encouraging hard work, ambition and love of reading