America Reads

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America Reads

Join the America Reads Tutoring Project!

Do you like to work with children? Enjoy reading? Value diversity? Want to make a difference in the lives of others?

America Reads is a way to get paid while serving the NJCU community. This work-study program places you in a Jersey City Public School where you will work 10-15 hours/week helping students advance their literacy skills. No educational experience is needed.


  • Eligible for federal work-study.
  • Ability to work 15 hours on a regular weekly schedule, created in conjunction with your schedule in nearby Jersey City Schools. All are less than a 10-minute walk from campus.
  • Commitment to serve your community and the students within.

For more information, please contact Dr. Michelle Rosen at

America Reads