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Book Club - Share the Joy of Reading with Others!

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ORGANIZATION: St. Louis Arc

  • 36 people are interested
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The mission of the St. Louis Arc is to empower people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families to lead better lives by providing a lifetime of high-quality services, family support, and advocacy. New volunteers must complete paperwork and volunteer orientation prior to starting.

The Next Chapter Book Club provides adults with disabilities the opportunity to read, learn to read, talk about books, and make friends in a fun community setting. Volunteers have the opportunity to facilitate reading for individuals of varying abilities and engage readers in conversations about the book and relate to similar experiences. Additional training will be provided as this role will be to lead groups independently in community environments.

Date: Thursdays, September 22 to December 15 ( No book club on 11/24)
Time: 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Several locations within St. Louis County

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About St. Louis Arc

Location:

1177 N. Warson Road, St. Louis, MO 63132, US

Mission Statement

Our Mission is to empower people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families to lead better lives by providing a lifetime of high-quality services, family support and advocacy

Description

The St. Louis Arc is a non-profit, United Way agency that provides support and services to more than 4,000 adults and children with intellectual and developmental disabilities, and their families, throughout the St. Louis metropolitan area. It is an affiliated chapter of The Arc of the United States.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Education & Literacy
People with Disabilities
Community, Education & Literacy, People with Disabilities

WHEN

Thu Sep 22, 2022 - Thu Dec 15, 2022
06:30 PM - 07:30 PM

WHERE

Please askSt. Louis, MO 63127

(38.53154,-90.41723)
 

SKILLS

  • Adult Education
  • People Skills
  • Literacy / Reading
  • Special Needs
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1 hour/ week
  • Volunteer Application, Background Screening (18+), Reference Form (under 18), Orientation

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