Volunteers age 50+ needed to tutor young children in reading

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Agency on Aging of South Central Connecticut

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Making a difference through Experience Corps literacy tutoring.

MAKE A DIFFERENCE. HELP YOUNG CHILDREN BECOME BETTER READERS.

Experience Corps needs volunteers, age 50+, to tutor children twice weekly (for an average of 6 hours ) from October to June in participating Hamden, New Haven and East Haven elementary schools and after-school programs. Volunteers also needed at Wintergreen Magnet's new North Haven location. We provide the training and support. You bring the love.

Learn more by attending any of the upcoming volunteer information presentations:
  • East Haven’s Hagaman Library, 227 Main Street (back entrance)8/20 1pm or 9/5 at 10am;
  • Hamden’s Miller Library, 2901 Dixwell Avenue, in the Friend’s Room (2 nd floor) 8/22 1pm
  • Agency on Aging, 117 Washington Avenue (Washington Commons Plaza), Suite 17, North Haven on 7/31 at 10am, 8/26 10am or 9/9 at 2pm

Questions? Cannot attend a meeting? Contact Sheila by 9/27 at (203) 752-3059 x2900 or email sgreenstein@aoascc.org. For more information, visit www.aoascc.org/experiencecorps

Experience Corps - Greater New Haven is a program of the Agency on Aging of South Central Connecticut.
For information about other Agency on Aging volunteer programs, call Cherie at 203-785-8533 or email volunteer@aoascc.org

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WHEN

Tue Oct 01, 2019 - Fri Jun 19, 2020

WHERE

Hamden, New Haven & East Haven elementary schoolsHamden, New Haven & East Haven afterschool progsHamden, CT 06514

SKILLS

  • Reading / Writing
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Relationship Building
  • Tutoring
  • Mentoring
  • Literacy / Reading

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 50
  • Orientation or Training
  • Volunteer from October to June. Tutor 2 1/2 to 3 hours per day, 2 days a week from at one chosen school or after-school program. Training is held during October.
  • Must enjoy working with young children, be patient, have a high school diploma & submit to a background check including fingerprinting.

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