Reach Out and Read Volunteer

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The Children's Clinic, "Serving Children & Their Families"

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Help children and parents learn to love reading! The mission of Reach Out and Read is to make books a routine part of pediatric primary care so that children grow up with a love of books and reading. ROR Volunteers will be stationed in the lobbies of our participating clinics, where they will read aloud to children. It's a great way to not only model good reading behavior, but the kids and their families will appreciate the story! Volunteers also have the opportunity to create and run their own arts and crafts projects with the children in the clinic lobby room. ROR volunteers are subject to a thorough background check. We also require ROR volunteers to commit to a minimum of 300 hours over a 6-month period.

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About The Children's Clinic, "Serving Children & Their Families"

Location:

701 East 28th Street, Long Beach, CA 90806, US

Mission Statement

The Children's Clinic, "Serving Children and Their Families" partners with parents and the community to provide quality health care services, health education and promotion to children and families in need.

Description

The Childrens Clinic, "Serving Children and Their Families" (TCC) is a non-profit Community Health Center dedicated to providing comprehensive health care in a culturally sensitive and linguistically appropriate manner to medically underserved, low-income and high-risk populations in Long Beach and surrounding communities. TCC provides medical care and counseling for well-child visits; acute and chronic care; community outreach and education; immunizations; laboratory testing; prescribed medications; linkage to community resources and an Adult Clinic.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

The S. Mark Taper FoundationChildren's Clinic Family Health Center455 East Columbia StreetLong Beach, CA 90806

(33.8065,-118.19125)
 

SKILLS

  • Literacy / Reading
  • People Skills
  • English

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2-4 hours a week for 6 months
  • Prior experience with children is a plus.

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