PolyVols Reading and Relationships Program -Reading Mentor/ Change Starts with YOU!


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Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

Polytechnic High School1300 ConnerFort Worth, TX 76105


About

Change starts with you! Caring adults are needed to assist 9th grade students improve their reading skills. Reading proficiency will help students stay in school and motivate them to work toward post-secondary education.

Volunteers will help 9th grade English Language Learners improve their reading skills through short novels, collaborative writing, and a caring mentor relationship.This is a fun, innovative program that allows the student to gradually become a co-author of a book.

Mentor has the chance of turning-around a life full of unrealized potential and, in doing so, contributing to a promising future of shared prosperity and united community.

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Skills

Good Match For

People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Once a week/1 hour from September 2016 to May 2017

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