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Volunteer Center of United Way of Berks County

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The Ready.Set.READ! program is seeking volunteers to tutor 2nd grade students who are struggling with reading at various elementary schools in Berks County. No previous teaching experience is required. This opportunity is for anyone interested in volunteering weekly for one hour during the 2021-2022 school year. Current background clearances and one 2 hour training session are required prior to assignment. Please visit for additional details. During the 2021-2022 school year additional tutors are needed in the Antietam, Brandywine Heights, Conrad Weiser, Exeter, Muhlenberg, Reading, Daniel Boone, Kutztown and Twin Valley school districts in Berks County. During the 2nd semester starting in January, Brandywine Heights, Governor Mifflin and Mt. Penn school districts will need tutors to assist 1st grade students.

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About Volunteer Center of United Way of Berks County


501 Washington Street, P.O. Box 702, Reading, PA 19601, US

Mission Statement

The United Way of Berks County will enhance the quality of life in our community by mobilizing the desire and capacity of people to care for one another.


The Volunteer Center of United Way recruits volunteers for long term, one time and short term volunter positions. Referrals are made to over 200 non-profit agencies and organizations. The Volunteer Center offers technical assistance to other non-profits on volunteer related issues. The Volunteer Center promotes volunteerism by coordinating several Volunteer initiatives such as The United Way Day of Caring, Dr. Martin Luther King Day and Volunteer Fairs. In addition the Volunteer Center recruits corporate and community volunteers for the early grade reading initiaive Ready.Set.READ!

Children & Youth
Education & Literacy


We'll work with your schedule.


Brandywine, Kutztown, Reading, Twin Valley SchoolsMany other school districts in BerksReading, PA 19603



  • Tutoring
  • Child Development
  • Literacy / Reading
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Reading / Writing


  • People 55+


  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1 hour per wk October through May
  • Background Clearances and attend 1 two-hour training

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