Site Application

Click here for an Introduction to Reading Corps
If you have questions while completing this application, please contact Becca Eastman, Program Director at Iowa Reading Corps: or 563-726-3673

Principal/Director Information

Internal Coach Information

All AmeriCorps programs require a Site Supervisor (called an “Internal Coach” for Reading Corps). This is typically a staff member of the service site or district/agency, and cannot be another AmeriCorps member. If you do not know who that is at this moment, please select “designate at a later time” and a staff member will work with you to identify this person. Otherwise, select "Enter Internal Coach Info" and please fill in the information below.
Designate an Internal Coach: *

Recruitment Contact Information

The United Ways of Iowa staff lead and facilitate the interview and selection process for AmeriCorps members. Partner organizations play an essential and active role in member recruitment by collaborating with Ampact staff to provide referrals and recruit prospective AmeriCorps members from their community and networks. 
Please identify a recruitment contact who will lead recruitment efforts at your site and serve as a point of contact for Ampact staff for recruitment-related communication and meetings. 

List the recruitment contact:

AmeriCorps Member Request

AmeriCorps members with Reading Corps are referred to as Reading Tutors. Please consider the items below when determining your member request for the 2024-2025 school year. If you have any questions related to your member request, please contact Becca Eastman at

  • Student need and availability
  • School schedule and space availability
  • Availability and capacity of the Internal Coach (we estimate that Internal Coaches designate 6-9 hours per member per month)
Indicate the commitment levels of Reading Tutors requested by your school based on student needs and scheduling/availability for tutoring. Please select all hours commitment levels that work for your school. We consider school requests as well as the availability of candidates when placing members. * 🛈
0/300 words
0/300 words
0/300 words

Student Need & Demographics

Estimated percentage of students at your site who identify as:

Host Site Agreement Information

All United Ways of Iowa site partners must sign a host site agreement outlining the partnership between the site and the program. Our site agreement requires the signature of someone who is authorized to enter into an agreement on behalf of your site or district/agency. Please enter the signatory's information below.

Host Site Fee Information

There is a host site fee per member for Reading Corps. While federal AmeriCorps funding covers majority of the costs associated with each member, a host site fee is necessary to cover the remaining costs.
Full-time (1200 hours) - 35 hours/week: $10,900
Part-time (900 hours) - 25-28 hours/week: $7,500
Reduced part-time (675 hours) - 18-20 hours/week: $7,500

List the billing contact:

Review & Submit

Please provide the information of the person completing this site application below. 
Review the form before clicking the "Submit" button below to submit this application. The Principal/Director listed above will receive a copy of this application via email.