SMART Site Coordinator (Salem) - Change a Child's Life


Cause Areas


Sat Oct 01, 2016 - Fri May 12, 2017


900 State St.Salem, OR 97301

Our vision is an Oregon where every child can read and is empowered to succeed.


Join the SMART Volunteer Network!

This key volunteer position is essential to the SMART (Start Making a Reader Today) program. The Site Coordinator works with SMART and the site staff to implement and oversee the program throughout the program year. Because of the leadership of Site Coordinators, children and volunteers throughout the state of Oregon are able to participate in SMART. Under the Site Coordinator's guidance, SMART is able to provide individual reading attention and books to thousands of children, helping them discover a love for reading.

SMART is looking for Site Coordinators for Hoover Elementary, Englewood Elementary, Hallman Elementary, Scott Elementary, Center Street Head Start, and Miller Elementary in Salem. SMART is also looking for a Co-Coordinator to collaborate with the current Site Coordinator at Yoshikai Elementary in Salem.

Benefits to You:

- Research shows that volunteering provides individual health and social benefits

- You'll have the opportunity to help children and to have a significant, long-term impact on their lives

- You will connect with and be a part of your local community

- You'll have an opportunities to learn new skills or enhance existing ones

- You'll gain experience working in a school environment

- You'll be a part of a larger, statewide program that improves children's literacy

- There's a potential to develop personal and professional relationships

- You will have the opportunity to lead a team of committed volunteers making a significant contribution to the local community

- Volunteering your professional skills can help keep your resume current


  • Reading Comprehension
  • Google Apps
  • Child Development
  • People Skills
  • Program Management
  • Group Facilitation

Good Match For

People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 5-10 hours per week
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