Read With Me Program- John Kelly School, Thermal

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Riverside County- RSVP and Volunteer Connect Volunteer Programs

  • 11 people are interested

We offer a field trip to the school that needs the volunteers by contracting with the school district to provide a bus. The school principal and, ideally, someone from the District Superintendent's office, welcomes them with coffee and nibbles. The principal explains the demographics of the area and stresses that the children need the opportunity to practice their reading with a person fluent in English who can help them with pronunciation and, most importantly, comprehension.
The volunteers indicate what grade level they would be interested in working with and the principal and aides escort them to individual classrooms, to introduce each volunteers to the teacher. The teacher chooses the book and the student(s) and the volunteer sit down with each child and encourages them in their reading.

When a volunteer decides to sign up, he or she signs a registration form at the school and indicates which day(s) of the week they want to come. After the first field trip, some people choose to drive but the majority sign up for the days of the week a bus is provided.

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Thu Aug 23, 2018 - Sun Aug 25, 2019


87163 Center StThermal, CA 92274



  • General Education
  • Child Development
  • Mentoring
  • Literacy / Reading
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Reading / Writing


  • People 55+


  • Must be at least 18
  • 1 day per week, 4 hours per day
  • Must Understand the English Language

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