Help kids at Alder Elementary become great readers


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Cause Areas

When

Wed Sep 05, 2018 - Thu Jun 20, 2019

Where

17200 SE Alder StAlder ElementaryPortland, OR 97233

About

Are you 50+


Do you want to make a difference in the life of a child?

Join our AARP Experience Corps Intergenerational Mentoring Team at ALDER ELEMENTARY helping young schoolchildren learn to read!

Volunteers work one on one and in small groups with young elementary school students, helping them become better readers and instilling in them the love of learning. Our volunteers provide academic, social and emotional support for children who will benefit from a little extra help.

Volunteer 4 - 10 hours a week during the school year at Alder Elementary

No experience is needed - just a desire to make a difference, and a love of children! We provide dynamic and interactive training, and full support. Small stipends are available.

AARP Experience Corps, a program of Metropolitan Family Service, is an innovative, award-winning national service program that connects older adult tutors and mentors to students in public schools throughout the Portland Metro Area.

Metropolitan Family Service helps people move beyond the limitations of poverty, inequity and social isolation.

Skills

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

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 50
  • Orientation or Training
  • 4-10 hours/week
  • High-school diploma or GED

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