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YMCA of West Central Florida, Inc. YMCA READS! Program

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The YMCA READS! Program needs volunteers age 12 years and up to tutor/mentor first, second, and third grade students in reading/literacy skills.Tutoring takes place at Winston Academy of Engineering. (3415 Swindell Rd. Lakeland) Volunteers may commit to one to 20 days a month, for 60-75 minute sessions (3:00-4:00, 4:00-5:15, or both). Mentors use lessons & specific materials to build reading skills,as well as read to students, listen to students read and assist with fun, creative projects.Training and background screening are provided at no cost. Join the YMCA READS! program and make a difference for a child, a family, a school, and the community!

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About YMCA of West Central Florida, Inc. YMCA READS! Program


2125 Sleepy Hill Road, 3415 Swindell Rd, Lakeland, FL 33810, US

Mission Statement

To put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind, and body for all.


The YMCA READS! Program: an after school literacy tutoring program for first and second grade students at a lakeland elementary school.


We'll work with your schedule.


Winston Academy of Engineering3415 Swindell Rd.Lakeland, FL 33810



  • Mentoring
  • Literacy / Reading
  • English as a Secondary Language (ESL)
  • Reading / Writing
  • Tutoring


  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group


  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 12
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1 or 2 hours a month to 20 hours per week.
  • Free background screening and training.

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