AmeriCorps GoodSkills Literacy Corps

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AmeriCorps Job Opportunity

Are you interested in a yearlong opportunity helping individuals with barriers to employment, improve the skills they need to be successful?

GoodSkills Literacy Corps is now recruiting seven full-time AmeriCorps members for the Roanoke, Lynchburg, and Rocky Mount Goodwill locations. Positions start in September 2017 and will last for one year. Members will earn a living stipend, get free health insurance, and receive an education award.

Positions will help individuals:

  • increase knowledge of the English language (for non-native English speakers)
  • increase self-sufficiency
  • pursue dreams of higher education and/or better career opportunities
  • gain independence through community integration activities
  • increase knowledge through tutoring to improve literacy, financial literacy, numeracy, and basic computing skills


  • High School diploma or equivalent required. Some college preferred
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Experience tutoring or otherwise working with adult learners preferred, but not required
  • Experience with personal computers and their standard applications preferred
  • Bi-lingual a plus

For more information on the AmeriCorps Job Opportunity, contact Lisha McCargo | (540) 581.0620 ext. 1258 or fill out the form below.

AmeriCorps Virginia GoodSkills Literacy Corps Interest Form