Read. Mentor. Make a difference


(27.74617,-82.63887)
 

Cause Areas

When

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

Where

2421 4th Street SouthSt. Petersburg, FL 33705


About

Did you know if a child cannot read at grade level by grade three, he or she is FOUR times more likely to drop out of school? YMCA Reads! is an after-school reading assistance and mentoring program at Harbordale and Child's Park YMCA in St. Petersburg helping at-risk and low-income children in kindergarten through third grade develop the reading skills they need to succeed in school. Volunteer mentors will help children build core reading skills during two one-hour sessions weekly after school! 20 volunteers are needed! Volunteers must be at least 16, complete our online volunteer application, on-boarding, and pass background checks/fingerprinting. Full training provided. Go to our web site at www.stpeteymca.org, click on GIVE, then VOLUNTEER to complete the application and on-boarding.

Skills

  • Child Development
  • Mentoring
  • Literacy / Reading
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Reading / Writing
  • Tutoring

Good Match For

People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2 hours per week

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