Support Literacy Skills Development in Students


Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

Bel Pre, Diamond, GaithersburgGlen Haven, Greencastle, Georgian Forest,Maryvale, SequoyahMontgomery County, MD 20852


About

Volunteers ages 50+ work one-on-one or in small groups in public elementary or middle schools to support and increase students' passion for reading. There are several locations in Montgomery County that need this support during the upcoming 2017-2018 school year. Volunteers often form mentor-style relationships with their students, providing dedicated tutoring and encouragement for students are not reading at grade-level.

Commitment is weekly, one-hour program at multiple elementary schools. All materials, training, and on-site supervision provided.

Skills

  • Literacy / Reading
  • Child Development
  • Mentoring
  • English as a Secondary Language (ESL)

Good Match For

People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 50
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1 hour / week

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