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Mon Sep 04, 2017 - Fri May 18, 2018


Various locations- see descriptionPensacola, FL 32502


ECARE is recruiting adult Reading Pal volunteers interested in helping Pre-Kindergarten students develop strong early literacy skills. A commitment of one hour per week (M-F) for the school year is requested. Volunteer locations and times include Gibson Head Start Center (9:45-10:45), Global Learning Academy (9:0-10:00), McMillan Pre-K Center (11:00, 11:30, 1:30), Montclair Elementary School (8:30-9:30) and Weis Elementary School (8:30-9:30).

Volunteers are trained to effectively use themed literacy kits to actively engage students in age appropriate learning activities. Mentor training and on-going support are provided to foster a positive experience.

A successful background check including references and a national fingerprint-based criminal history screen is required.

Volunteers must be able to work independently with young children and should be smoke/ tobacco and nicotine free while serving as a Reading Pal.

Please include your phone number when contacting us about this opportunity.


  • Child Welfare
  • Mentoring
  • Literacy / Reading
  • Special Needs
  • Child Development
  • Tutoring

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1 hour per week

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