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Ready, Set, Read! - Tutor

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RSVP Polk

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AmeriCorps Senior

Help first grade students improve their reading skills. With the Ready, Set, Read! program you will receive the training and curriculum to work one-on-one with 1st grade students on skills that will make them strong readers. Teach letters, sounds, blends, words, vocabulary, reading and comprehension.

If you are fluent reader with a love for children and reading and have the time and patience to work with young students you will enjoy this opportunity.

This is for Winter Haven schools only. Each tutor works with each student for 30 minutes twice a week. This opportunity is a commitment of time and training.

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About RSVP Polk

Location:

1290 Golfview Avenue, PO Box 9005 Drawer HS02, Bartow, FL 33831, US

Mission Statement

RSVP Polk engages people 55 and better in volunteer service to meet community needs and provides a high quality experience that will enrich the lives of volunteers.

Description

Leading Through Experience! You've gained a lifetime of experience. Now is the time to put your skills and talents to good use by volunteering through RSVP. RSVP provides opportunities for people 55 and over to make a difference in their community through volunteer service. RSVP volunteers contribute anywhere from a few to over forty hours a week, serving through schools, community and service organizations, and other nonprofit and public organizations to help meet critical community needs. RSVP offers maximum flexibility and choice to its volunteers. RSVP matches the personal interests and skills of volunteers with opportunities to help solve community problems and offers supplemental accident insurance while on duty, and on-the-job training from the agency or organization where volunteers are placed.

Children & Youth
Education & Literacy

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Winter Haven, FL 33881

(28.06009,-81.7021)
 

SKILLS

  • Literacy / Reading
  • Tutoring

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 55
  • Orientation or Training
  • 8 hours/week throughout the school year. (4 hours twice per week)
  • Must pass RSVP Polk and Polk County Schools Background Screens. Enroll in RSVP Polk. Attend required training.

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