Reading Buddy: Helping Elementary Students Improve Reading Skills - Hampton-Dumont

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RSVP of North Central Iowa

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Reading Buddies is an elementary school literacy program that addresses the needs of developing readers. Volunteers age 55 and older help students with letter and sight word identification, pronunciation, as well as with fluency and comprehension skills. One-on-one attention from a volunteer helps increase the student’s reading skills and enjoyment of reading.

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About RSVP of North Central Iowa

Location:

500 College Dr., Mason City, IA 50401, US

Mission Statement

Responding to community needs by providing meaningful, purposeful volunteer opportunities for people 55+.

Description

RSVP, or Retired and Senior Volunteer Program, is part of a national network of programs called Senior Corps with the Corporation for National & Community Service. Locally, RSVP of North Central Iowa is sponsored by North Iowa Area Community College. RSVP recruits adults 55 and older to use their skills, talents, and life experience to help meet community needs through volunteer service.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

South Side & North Side ElementaryHampton, IA 50441

(42.7425,-93.21034)
 

SKILLS

  • Mentoring
  • Literacy / Reading
  • Reading / Writing
  • Tutoring

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 55
  • Orientation or Training
  • one hour per week during school year

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