MAKE A REAL DIFFERENCE BY HELPING YOUNG CHILDREN LEARN TO READ. Become a volunteer literacy tutor with Experience Corps - Greater New Haven! We need volunteers, 55+, to tutor students in literacy twice a week in one of our participating Hamden, New Haven and East Haven elementary schools or afterschool progarms (average 6 hours weekly) from October to June. You bring your love of reading and wealth of experience and we provide the training (begins in early October.)
Requirements: a high school diploma or equivalent, excellent reading and writing skills, patience & flexibility, enjoy being with young children, be able to pass a background check by fingerprints.
Join us! Contact Sheila at (203) 752-3059 x2900 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information by September 9th. Also visit www.aoascc.org/experiencecorps
Experience Corps - Greater New Haven is a program of the Agency on Aging of South Central Connecticut. For more information about other Agency on Aging volunteer programs, call Cherie at 203-785-8533 or email email@example.com
- Reading / Writing
- Reading Comprehension
- Relationship Building
- Literacy / Reading
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- Background Check
- Must be at least 55
- Orientation or Training
- 6+ hours per week over 2 days.
- Must enjoy working with young children, be patient, have a high school diploma & be fingerprinted.