Read with a student once a week. You donate half an hour once a week - no evenings or weekends! Apply online , complete a short online training session, and get paired with a student. Not sure you can make a weekly commitment? Sign up with a partner to share the volunteer experience, or become a "Flexible Reading Mentor" and attend a couple sessions each month.
In response to COVID-19, we are offering a digital reading-based mentoring program. To participate, volunteers need a computer with video and audio capabilities and reliable Wifi. We'd love to have you join our program.
Lead to Read KC is dedicated to improving the basic literacy skills of children in our urban core. Launched in 2011, w e connect nearly 1,100 elementary students with adult reading mentors in more than 50 urban classrooms across the metropolitan area each week. Learn more at leadtoreadkc.org.
Our mission is to improve third grade literacy by mobilizing community volunteers to read one-to-one with children in Kansas City-area classrooms on a weekly basis.
Lead to Read KC is dedicated to improving the basic literacy skills of children in our urban core. Why? Because fewer than half of Kansas City, Missouri third graders are reading on grade level. Launched in 2011, Lead to Read KC has grown into Kansas City’s largest literacy volunteer corps, connecting nearly 1,100 elementary students with adult Reading Mentors across the metropolitan area each week.
Children & Youth
Education & Literacy
Tue Jun 22, 2021 - Tue Aug 10, 2021
01:00 PM - 01:30 PM
This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.
May 4, 2021
Literacy / Reading
Reading / Writing
Orientation or Training
Reading sessions last 30 minutes and take place once a week during the Summer School Session.