Reading Coaches needed in Revere Public Schools

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Generations Incorporated

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Generations Incorporated is looking for adult volunteers to serve as literacy coaches at Elementary Schools in Revere. Nearly 50% of Revere third graders are not reading proficiently. Students not reading at grade level by fourth grade are 4 times more likely to drop out of school and are more likely to become involved with the criminal justice system. Be a part of our volunteer team to combat this literacy crisis!

Volunteers tutor small groups of students in a classroom (K-3rd grade) or work one-on-one with students. No previous experience teaching is required, just a desire to help children become better readers!

Volunteers commit to serving for the full school year for a minimum of 4 hours per week (over two days for 2 hours each day). (Some opportunities to receive a monthly stipend are available for individuals who volunteer 10 hours per week.)

We provide extensive pre-service training to give you the tools you need to help students. Our volunteers are supported by a Site Team Leader at their service location and attend monthly professional development meetings for ongoing support. You will work with the same group of students every week to develop a relationship with the students, serve as a mentor, and see meaningful improvement in their reading skills!

Opportunities are typically available mornings between the hours 8:30 am - 1:30 pm, Mondays - Thursdays.

Visit our website to learn about upcoming information sessions or call our main office to learn more!

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About Generations Incorporated

Location:

25 Kingston Street, 4th Floor, Boston, MA 02111, US

Mission Statement

Generations Incorporated strives to improve the literacy skills of young children through Grade 3. We also provide meaningful opportunities to older adults who serve as literacy volunteers in our partner school and after-school programs in low-income communities.

Description

Generations Incorporated delivers high impact literacy programs to the children in Boston and Revere by engaging older adults in meaningful service. Generations Incorporated is proud to be an affiliate of AARP Foundation Experience Corps, a national leader in engaging older adult tutors (50+) to improve K-3 student literacy in disadvantaged schools. We currently serve 3,600+ students at the following locations:

Boston Public Schools:

William Blackstone Innovation School

Lyndon K-8 School

Charles H. Taylor Elementary School

Martin Luther King Jr. K-8 School

Mildred Avenue K-8 School

Murphy K-8 School

William Monroe Trotter Innovation School

Winship Elementary School

Young Achievers Science and Math Pilot K-8 School

After-School Programs:

Blue Hill Boys & Girls Club

South Boston Boys & Girls Club

Yawkey Boys & Girls Club

Revere Public Schools:

A.C. Whelan Elementary School

Beachmont Veterans Memorial School

Garfield Elementary School

Hill Elementary School

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

107 Newhall StreetRevere, MA 02151

(42.41984,-71.02052)
 

SKILLS

  • Tutoring
  • Mentoring
  • Literacy / Reading
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Reading / Writing
  • English

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Minimum of 4 hours per week served over two days, 2 hours each day.
  • Attend pre-service training, complete a background check, attend monthly professional development meetings, commit to full school year.

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