Love reading and kids? Read to children in shelters & affordable housing - male volunteers needed


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It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


1010 S. Frederick St.Arlington, VA 22204


Volunteers in the Read-Aloud program share the joy and excitement found in books with children living in homeless shelters and affordable housing complexes. Volunteers bring books to life during one-hour Read-Alouds that engage children in books and hands-on activities. Commitment is one evening a month for a year. Must be 16 years old to participate (18 years old at some locations). Multiple locations, Mon-Thurs evenings.

Male volunteers especially needed.

Find more information online at Orientations are offered every 6 weeks.


  • Crafting
  • Youth Services
  • Literacy / Reading
  • Child Care

Good Match For

Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • Minimum one-year commitment, 2 hours a month.
  • Apply here:

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