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Project READ of Dayton, OH

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Project READ is a non-profit organization which promotes literacy in the community. One way that you can help is to volunteer in our partnership with our bookstore in Antiques Village (Centerville, OH). The store consists of all donated books from the community. Some of the books are sorted and saved for Project READ to distribute to those groups with literacy needs- youth programs, church organizations, schools, and other events. All of the remaining books are sorted and shelved for the bookstore. Volunteers are needed to sort and stock books, organize store bookshelves, and help with customer service on a weekly, bi-weekly, or substitute basis for one 3-hour shift per week. Applicants should be 18 or over, people and book oriented. Light lifting, carrying, and stretching are required in volunteering at the bookstore. Potential volunteers are asked to contact Project READ for an application at 937-461-7323 or holly.elkins-lopez@sinclair.edu.

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About Project READ of Dayton, OH

Location:

c/o Sinclair Community College, 444 West Third Street, Dayton, OH 45402, US

Mission Statement

Project READ promotes skilled workers, strong families and healthy communities through literacy.

Description

Project READ is the literacy coalition serving the Dayton, Ohio area. Project READ refers adults to GED, English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), reading and family literacy classes. Literacy volunteers are also recruited and referred to tutor adults or children in reading.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

The Book Donation Center for Project READAntiques Village661 Lyons Rd.Centerville, OH 45459

(39.64008,-84.17516)
 

SKILLS

  • Customer Service
  • Organization
  • People Skills
  • Literacy / Reading
  • Community Outreach

GOOD FOR

  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 3 hours per week
  • Carrying light stacks of books; reaching and stretching for bookshelves; standing

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