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The staff team at The Reading People is dedicated to ensuring everyone in our community has access to the opportunities that come with the ability to read and embodies our vision of Empowerment Through Literacy.

Current Openings

There are no current employment openings at The Reading People. View the information below to see other ways you can get involved with us.

Capital Area Literacy Coalition seeks candidates from diverse backgrounds who are passionate about our cause and committed to professional excellence. We appreciate your interest in our organization and welcome you to explore employment opportunities with us. Or visit our volunteer page to learn how you can get involved right away and give your time and talent as a volunteer.

Capital Area Literacy Coalition is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, sex, ancestry, citizenship status, mental or physical disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, veteran status or military status.

If interested, please send an introductory email and your résumé to Barbara Schmidt, Executive Director, at

Internship Opportunities

Interested in supporting our program while building your professional skills within the nonprofit sector? Interns with The Reading People work with staff directly to assist in a variety of areas and tasks, including but not limited to: 

  • Facilitation of program areas (Adult Literacy, GED, ESL, Children's Program)

  • Grant writing

  • Marketing, communications, and social media 

  • Special events & fundraisers

  • Training and supporting teen and adult tutors

  • Reading Assessments for Adult Literacy and English as a Second Language students

  • Data entry, reporting

  • Volunteer program area (recruitment, training, scheduling, communications, appreciation)

  • Upkeep and development of instructional resources


Interns are trained by and work directly with The Reading People staff. Credits and certificates may be earned in specific programs. 

If interested, please send an introductory email and your résumé to Barbra Schmidt, Executive Director, at 

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