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Columbus Co. Retired & Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP)

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 11 people are interested

Make a difference in the life of a child!

Volunteers will work in a public school or after school program. Classroom teachers will be on-site. Volunteers will not "teach" a child to read; it is time for a child to practice their reading. The teacher and children will select the reading material. Opportunities are available across the county.

Individuals will listen to a child practice a reading assignment. Emphasis is on grades kindergarten - 3rd grade. Volunteers will work in the classroom with the teacher present. No special skills are needed! As a result of increase reading/literacy skills, the children will be more successful in their public education opportunities, which will in turn lead to a better-educated work force. Make a difference in the life of a child today!

Terms: Site is handicapped accessible

Other Information Requested of Volunteers: criminal background check

6 More opportunities with Columbus Co. Retired & Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP)

Children & Youth Community Education & Literacy


We'll work with your schedule.


Southeastern Community College4564 Chadbourn Hwy.PO Box 151Whiteville, NC 28472



  • Child Development


  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group


  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • 30 minutes minimum; prefer 1 hour per week
  • background check will be provided at no cost to the volunteer

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