Jenny Callear is the recruitment coordinator for VCU ASPiRE. Previously, she worked for the VCU AmeriCorps and America Reads Programs beginning in 2009. She served two years as a team leader, providing literacy support to elementary students in Richmond Public Schools. She continued to serve the VCU AmeriCorps and Reads programs as a recruitment officer and program assistant. Beginning in August 2012, Callear began her role as coordinator with VCU AmeriCorps and America Reads programs, recruiting, training and coordinating tutors and mentors.
Prior to joining AmeriCorps, Callear was a research assistant for the VCU Developmental and Clinical Psychology programs with a focus on understanding stressors and coping skills of children. Callear is pursuing a certificate in nonprofit management and Masters in Public Administration from VCU.