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Mon Aug 15, 2016 04:00 PM - Fri May 26, 2017 05:00 PM


4471 Olive StreetSaint Louis, MO 63108


Title: Reading Club Buddy

Minimum Commitment: 1 hour per week for a semester

Possible Volunteer Times: Monday - Friday, 4:00pm - 5:00 pm

Duties and Responsibilities:

* Supervise and engage with students one-one to help them develop their literacy skills by reading aloud together and participating a variety of literacy building activities

* Serve as a positive role model and as an adult who cares

* Discuss ideas, areas of concern, etc. with YLC staff persons

* Other duties as they arise and fulfill volunteer’s area(s) of interest/expertise

Skills and Qualifications Necessary:

* Ability to and interest in working with elementary school-age children

* Interest in literacy and enrichment activities

* A friendly and positive attitude

* Demonstrates responsibility, dependability, and consistency


* Preliminary Volunteer Orientation & "YLC Way" Training

* Other training sessions may be offered during your time as a volunteer


* Communicates with the Afterschool Program Manager regarding academic/disciplinary questions/concerns

* Communicates with Volunteer Coordinator regarding general inquiries, volunteer program evaluations and scheduling/task questions/concerns

Screening Requirements:

* Volunteer Application

* Criminal Record Check

* Sexual Offender Registry Screening

* Volunteer Interview

Benefits Offered:

* Supportive, flexible, and fun environment

* Free lot parking

* Experience for possible career development

* Documented volunteer hours for school or job if needed

* The meaningful opportunity to impact the life of a child through your essential volunteerism


Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • 1 hour per week for a semester
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