Do you have a passion for education, an excitement for reading, or a desire to impact a child's life? With just 45 minutes a week, you can make a difference. Become a ReadingPal!
ReadingPals is a one-on-one mentoring program for local Pre-K students. Using themed literacy kits, books, puzzles, Play-Doh, and other supplied learning activities, ReadingPals help their students to build early literacy and social-emotional skills necessary for kindergarten success. Volunteers receive training and ongoing support to foster a positive experience.
Volunteers are asked to commit to 45 minutes per week (M-F) for the duration of the school year, or you may partner with a friend and alternate weeks.
Volunteers are currently needed at the following locations:
C.A. Weis Elementary
Lincoln Park Elementary
O.J. Semmes Elementary
West Pensacola Elementary
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 email and phone number when contacting us about this opportunity.
No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.
About Every Child A Reader in Escambia (ECARE)
P.O. BOX 71, Pensacola, FL 32591, US
ECARE is a business led and volunteer driven collaborative that mobilizes community stakeholders to drive overall birth to five early learning results. It is our goal to build a strong foundation of students entering the education system ready to learn.
Our goal for the 2020-21 school year is to recruit at least 250 adult volunteers (ReadingPals) to help Escambia County pre-kindergarten students build early literacy and social-emotional skills necessary for kindergarten success.
Children & Youth
Education & Literacy
We'll work with your schedule.
Various elementary schools - see descriptionPensacola, FL32505
November 17, 2020
Literacy / Reading
Driver's License Needed
Must be at least 18
Orientation or Training
45 minutes per week for the duration of the school year