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Become a Reading Power Prekindergarten Tutor

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ORGANIZATION: READING POWER INC

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Reading Power provides one-to-one literacy tutoring for children in prekindergarten through second grade.

The focus of the prekindergarten program is oral language development through high-quality literature and conversation. Throughout the school year, highly trained tutors, under the guidance of educational professionals, are in the classrooms two to three times per week reading to children, sharing rich conversations, and fostering a love of literacy. The individual attention students receive from caring adults is a key component of our program's success.

We recognize that our tutors are volunteering their time and talents, and have developed a system to trade days with other tutors when "life" gets in the way of your plans.

A background check will be completed for each tutor and proof of COVID-19 vaccination is required. More information about the prekindergarten program may be found on our website. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age.
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About READING POWER INC

Location:

736 N WESTERN AVE STE 226, LAKE FOREST, IL 60045, US

Mission Statement

Working in partnership with underserved schools, Reading Power provides one-to-one tutoring during the school day for children in prekindergarten through second grade. Our mission is to accelerate children's literacy learning, and to develop in them a love of reading and writing. All children deserve to reach their intellectual potential.

Description

Reading Power is a nonprofit, literacy tutoring program serving Lake County’s underserved school students. Our mission is to accelerate children's literacy learning and to develop in them a love of reading and writing. We believe that all children deserve to reach their intellectual potential.

  • One-to-one tutoring individualized daily
  • Research-based cutting-edge curricula
  • Led by reading professionals and powered by trained volunteers

CAUSE AREAS

Children & Youth
Community
Education & Literacy
Children & Youth, Community, Education & Literacy

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Green Bay Early Childhood Center2100 Green Bay RdNorth Chicago, IL 60064

(42.32098,-87.86886)
 

SKILLS

  • Child Development
  • English
  • People Skills
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • One hour per week in the classroom is required.

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