Be a hero- Become a Reading Pal!


Cause Areas


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


240 Main Street Suite 260Chico, CA 95928


We mobilize community volunteers to spend at least 1 hour per week (two students/30 minutes ea.) reading with a child in our reading centers located at various local elementary school campuses in Chico and (newly) Paradise CA. You get to pick the school, time, and day of your volunteering experience. We use a proven literacy curriculum and easy to follow "lesson-plan" during our sessions where you will work 1-on-1 with a student between grades 2-4. Our data this year has shown that students enrolled with us improve by 1 year worth of literacy skills in just the first 5 months of the program. Together we can build bright futures for these amazing kids.


  • Reading Comprehension
  • Mentoring
  • Literacy / Reading
  • Reading / Writing

Good Match For

Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1 hour a week during the school year or semester

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