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Mon Oct 02, 2017 02:00 PM - Thu May 31, 2018 06:00 PM


See Opportunity Description for detailsDowney, CA 90242


The Reading STARS (Students & Tutors Achieving Reading Success) tutoring program pairs older adult volunteers with elementary school students who need help to become better readers. Tutors must be age 50 or older, have a high school diploma or above, and commit to tutoring students throughout the school year. Tutoring will take place at one of these 5 locations: La Puente Library, Compton Library, San Fernando Library, Hawaiian Gardens Library, and Lake Los Angeles Library. Tutoring will take place 2 days each week for up to 3 hours each day (approx. 6 hours total each week). There will be 2 days of initial training and follow-up training throughout the school year.


  • Literacy / Reading
  • Tutoring

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 50
  • Orientation or Training
  • Needed 2 days each week, up to 3 hours each day
  • see Opportunity Description for more details

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