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Ready Readers

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Ready Readers
Kids Who Read Succeed! Become a Volunteer Reader!

As a volunteer reader you would be assigned to read weekly to a preschool classroom in a low-income community in the St. Louis metro area or adjacent county. Your assignment would be for the same day/time each week for approximately 30 minutes. You remain with your assigned class for the entirety of the school year in order to develop long-lasting, meaningful bonds with the students.

YOU can contribute to reducing the education gap in St. Louis by becoming one of our trained Volunteer Readers!

**Please note that our office is located in Olivette, but the centers we serve are located throughout the St. Louis metro area**

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About Ready Readers

Location:

10403 Baur Blvd. Suite H, St. Louis, MO 63132, US

Mission Statement

Ready Readers prepares preschool-age children living in low-income communities to become readers by reading aloud to them, providing high quality books, and offering literacy-related experiences.

Description

Ready Readers is an early literacy program that inspires preschool-age children, ages 5 and under, to develop a love of reading. Ready Readers places volunteer Readers in early childhood classroom settings located in low-income communities. These volunteers read high-quality children’s literature to the same children each week in order to develop strong, meaningful bonds with the children in their class. In addition, Ready Readers gives each child 7-8 brand new books annually to take home and enjoy again and again.

Ready Readers is preparing our low-income, preschool children to become readers. Because, kids who read succeed in school, work and life.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

The St. Louis Metro AreaSt. LouisSt. Louis, MO 63132

(38.67858,-90.37955)
 

SKILLS

  • Child Development
  • Literacy / Reading
  • Child Care
  • Reading / Writing

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • 30 minutes per classroom
  • Consistent, regular availability from week to week as the classroom schedule needs to remain stable

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