Reading Partners nurture a love of books and school success for young children.
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Are you 55 and love sharing the joy of reading with children? Join RSVP of Middlesex County by tutoring elementary school children. Help a Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, or 3rd grade child build a strong foundation for school success. Located in elementary schools in Malden, Everett, Medford, Waltham, or Stoneham. Volunteers tutor one-on-one, in small groups, or with entire classrooms, in pre-reading and reading activities a few times a week. Ongoing support and training is provided by the classroom teacher, the program manager, and the team of volunteers at the designated school.
About Middlesex County RSVP/Mystic Valley Elder Services, Inc.
300 Commercial St, #19, Malden, MA 02148, US
Middlesex County RSVP has the dual mission of engaging persons 55 and older in volunteer service to meet critical community needs and providing a high quality experience that will enrich the lives of volunteers. Mystic Valley Elder Services, sponsor for Middlesex County RSVP since 1996, supports the right of elders and adults living with disabilities to live independently and with dignity in a setting of their own choice by providing information, advice, and access to quality services and resources.
RSVP is one of three national Senior Corp programs under the umbrella of the Corporation for National and Community Service. Middlesex County RSVP is authorized to engage volunteers age 55 and older, applying their skills and life experiences to high impact programs that provide literacy tutoring for struggling students, safe independence for elders and adults living with disabilities, and other critical assistance. Middlesex County RSVP communities include: Arlington, Belmont, Burlington, Cambridge, Everett, Lexington, Malden, Medford, Melrose, North Reading, Reading, Somerville, Stoneham, Wakefield, Waltham, Watertown, Winchester, and Woburn. Sponsor Mystic Valley Elder Services (MVES) also serves the communities of Chelsea, Winthrop, and Revere. MVES is a nonprofit organization that since 1975 has acted as an entry point through which elders, families, caregivers, and health care professionals can access a wide variety of programs, services, and supports. MVES is one of the largest in a network of 26 similar aging services organizations in Massachusetts. MVES promotes safe, independence for elders and adults living with disabilities in eight cities and towns north of Boston.
We'll work with your schedule.
300 Commercial St. Suite 19Malden, MA 02148
- Verbal / Written Communication
- Reading Comprehension
- People Skills
- Literacy / Reading
- Financial Literacy
- People 55+
- Background Check
- Orientation or Training
- 4 to 5 hours per week, during school time hours. Positions will begin in Fall 2019!
- Love of children and reading