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Reading Tutor for Kids

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YouthSERVE

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You can help a child develop a love of reading! Do you want to be a positive influence on a child’s life while having fun and instilling the joy of reading? If so, this is the position for you! As a reading tutor you will give your time to help children grades K-2nd develop their reading skills. All students are enrolled in the Pajaro Valley School District. Each tutor is paired with a child whom you will work with once a week for eight weeks. Reading tutors are role models, their ultimate aim being to develop within the children a love of reading, increase the children’s confidence and self esteem and to leave the children with a real sense of achievement. This is a great resume builder as all tutors will receive training and will keep journals documenting their experiences teaching and the progress of their students. Come read with us! The Reading Buddies Project is open to youth ages 11-18 that have a passion for working with young children. We also need adult volunteers to help facilitate tutoring sessions. Volunteer Requirements: You must be able to commit to volunteering 1 hour a week for 8 weeks You must participate in required training You must be 11 - 18 years old Adult leaders are needed to supervise volunteer tutors We are now offering tutoring at Schapiro Knolls in Watsonville. Schedule: Our Spring Session has been cancelled, but we will be back in September. All training for tutors is provided by the Pajaro Valley School District, and we use a professionally designed reading curriculum. Come make a difference in your community by sharing your love of reading!

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About YouthSERVE

Location:

349 Main St. Suite 208, SANTA CRUZ, CA 95062, US

Mission Statement

A Program of the Volunteer Center of Santa Cruz County, YouthSERVE was established in 1993 to encourage youth ages 11-18 to be active participants in their community through activities they create, develop and implement. We also train college students to serve as mentors helping youth shape their community service goals and ideas. Through targeted programming, YouthSERVE encourages youth leadership and decision making, values community voice, fosters civic stewardship, and provides opportunity for cross cultural connections.

Description

A Program of the Volunteer Center of Santa Cruz County, YouthSERVE was established in 1993 to encourage youth ages 11-18 to be active participants in their community through activities they create, develop and implement. We also train college students to serve as mentors helping youth shape their community service goals and ideas. Through targeted programming, YouthSERVE encourages youth leadership and decision making, values community voice, fosters civic stewardship, and provides opportunity for cross cultural connections.

Children & Youth
Education & Literacy
Environment

WHEN

Sun Jul 29, 2018 - Mon Sep 28, 2020
10:00 AM - 10:00 AM  

WHERE

Watsonville, CA 95076

(36.9217,-121.762)
 

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