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America Reads

America Reads is a federal work study approved program of academic tutoring. University students are placed in local elementary schools and community organizations to enhance their after school enrichment programs.

This is a regular commitment, scheduled one or more days a week. Transportation is not provided, although carpools may be arranged and some programs are located within walking distance of the college. The hourly salary is paid by Moravian University at the approved work study rate. Current criminal and child abuse clearances are required.

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Civic Engagement Fellows

Through the Civic Engagement Fellows program, Moravian University students complete 200 community service hours during the course of one academic year (August–May) and receive a monetary stipend for their efforts. Students will serve at one location for the entire year in an effort to increase capacity at the host organization and to deepen relationships. Students will interview for their host placement of choice. 

This program is ideal for students already engaged in service activities off-campus, who wish to further develop their leadership abilities while gaining valuable hands-on learning experience.

Program Qualifications:

  • Must be enrolled as a full time student at Moravian University
  • Commit to complete 200 hours of service work over the course of the academic year
  • Have an interest in, and commitment to, community service, activism and/or social justice issues
  • Have good organization and time management skills
  • Be responsible and dependable

Previous host organizations have included, but are not limited to, William Penn Elementary School, Lincoln Elementary School, Bethlehem Area Public Library, and Boys and Girls Club of Bethlehem. Do you want to make a greater difference in your community by expanding your leadership skills? Schedule an appointment with the Center for Career and Civic Engagement to learn more by emailing