Reading Buddy - share a book, share God's love


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


1302 N. Justin Av.Dallas, TX 75211


Help an elementary school student develop verbal expression and listening/ reading comprehension skills as a Reading Buddy! Each session includes group instructional time and individual time with volunteers. Volunteers will receive instructional materials each session for reading, talking with students, and sharing a devotional or Bible story.

Ideal volunteer candidates:

  • enjoy working with children/ people
  • are patient, kind, and flexible
  • can come 1-2 hours each week, most weeks September through early November
  • are committed Christ-followers

This is a rewarding and satisfying volunteer experience.

Meeting dates and times: Sept. 5- Nov. 11
Mondays through Thursdays 3:00-5:00 PM

Sessions take place at Arcadia Park Branch Library (1302 N. Justin Av, Dallas, 75211.) Emerging FIELD programs are neither sponsored by nor affiliated with the Dallas Public Library.

Emerging FIELD is a volunteer-run 501(c)(3) not-for-profit currently serving the west Oak Cliff area. Learn more and complete the volunteer application at A background check, interview and orientation are required.


  • Literacy / Reading
  • Relationship Building
  • Youth Services

Good Match For

Teens People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 14
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1-2 hours weekly
  • Please apply at

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