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Reading Tutor - San Diego

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San Diego Oasis

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Do you remember who taught you to read? Do you remember how it opened up the world to you? You can help open the world for a child by providing individual attention and encouragement through the San Diego Oasis Tutoring Program. According to the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), 69% of 3rd graders in California are not reading at the proficient level. This problem has far-reaching impact, including lower high school graduation rates, and can follow them into adulthood. Due to COVID-related school closures, UNESCO anticipates a 20% increase in children falling behind the minimum proficiency level in reading. You can truly change a child's life in one hour per week.

Each year Oasis places older adults (50+) in local San Diego elementary schools, helping children grades K-4 enhance their reading and writing skills. Free training and materials are provided. We would love to have you join us!

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About San Diego Oasis

Location:

5500 Grossmont Ctr Dr #269, La Mesa, CA 91942, US

Mission Statement

San Diego OASIS's mission is to ensure that adults age 50+ have opportunities to pursue vibrant, healthy, productive and meaningful lives. We seek to positively impact their lives through partnerships to share knowledge, offer evidence- and research-based programs, conduct evaluations and adapt to meet the needs of diverse audiences. Our approach includes the following key areas: • Lifelong Learning • Health and Wellness • Community Involvement through intergenerational programs

Description

Oasis is a unique educational program for adults 50+ who want to continue to learn and be productive throughout life. Membership is free and open to anyone 50 or older. You will find exciting opportunities to participate in classes, lectures, discussion groups, performances, trips, off-site adventures, and mentoring children in our community through our intergenerational tutoring program.

Children & Youth
Education & Literacy

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations San Diego, CA 92123

(32.81025,-117.13235)
 

SKILLS

  • Tutoring
  • Mentoring
  • Literacy / Reading

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 50
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1 hour per week
  • We require LiveScan fingerprint clearance, a current negative TB test, and COVID-19 vaccination. We also require a love of reading and enthusiasm to share it!

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