Today in Minnesota, nearly half our students need extra help with reading or math. Give your time to help them build their skills and confidence. As a tutor you will help create success stories in the classroom and community!

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Who Can Join

Are you ready to make a difference? Reading Corps and Math Corps is perfect for recent grads, career changers, parents and retirees!

Minimum Eligibility Requirements:

  • Are 18 or older when you begin your service
  • Have a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Are a citizen, national, or lawful permanent resident alien of the U.S.*
  • Have not already served more than 3 terms in AmeriCorps 

* Applicants who have received deferred action for childhood arrivals (DACA) are not eligible to serve as AmeriCorps members at this time.

The Perks of Being a Tutor

All tutors receive: 

  • Stipend every two weeks
  • An education award for tuition or student loans*
  • Federal student loan forbearance and interest repayment for qualified student loans.

Full-time tutors also receive:

  • Individual Health Insurance (with no monthly premium)
  • Child care assistance (based on family size and income)

*Tutors who are 55+ may choose to gift the education award to their child, grandchild or foster child.

Where and When


Tutors are needed all across the state. To search for locations near you, click the apply now button! 


Tutors serve during the school day (Monday – Friday). With options to serve 40, 35, 25 or 18 hours a week, we’re sure to have an opportunity that works for you! schedule that works for you! 

Service Term

We are currently recruiting for the 2021-2022 school year. Tutors can choose to begin in serve:

  • August 2021 – June 2022
  • October 2021 – June 2022
  • January 2022 – June 2022

Begin Your Application

Welcome! We’re excited you are interested in helping students become better readers and learners.

The application for the 2021-22 school year is now available! Click below to apply to serve at a school near you.


Not Sure if You’re Ready?

Let’s keep in touch! We recruit for tutors on a rolling basis and would love to keep you in the loop.

Connect with us to receive updates on service opportunities, invitations to upcoming events, news and more!


Application Process



Submit your application and complete a phone interview with a member of our team. Together we'll tackle any questions you may have and make sure this opportunity is right for you.



Interview at a Reading Corps or Math Corps site or office near you. In some cases, phone interviews are an option, but we love to meet potential tutors in person!



Complete paperwork and online attend training (offered in August, October and January).