YWCA Ready to Learn


Cause Areas


Mon Sep 05, 2016 - Mon Dec 05, 2016


127 South Second Street Suite 200Mankato, MN 56001


The Ready to Learn Program is seeking volunteers to work with immigrant and refugee families. The goal is to prepare children ages 0-5 for kindergarten. Volunteers will help fulfill this goal by visiting the family in their home and working with the children.

  • Volunteers would meet with the families in the home and work with children ages 0-5 to prepare them for kindergarten.
  • Volunteers would also assist the mother in understanding the K-12 system and how to help prepare their children.
  • Volunteers meet with the family on a weekly basis for a minimum of 12 weeks.
  • Volunteers must have reliable transportation, complete an orientation/training session, pass a background check and be over 18 years of age.


  • Child Development
  • Youth Services
  • Literacy / Reading
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Reading / Writing
  • English as a Secondary Language (ESL)

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2hrs/week for 10-12 weeks
  • Home visit times vary by availability
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