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*Urgent Need* Virtually Read One-on-one with a K-2nd grader

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Traveling Stories

  • 2 people are interested

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Do you love reading and think it is important for all children to develop reading skills?
Become a Virtual Reading Mentor and read one-on-one with a student in K-2nd grade!

Reading Mentors will facilitate weekly one-on-one video calls with their assigned reader on our Virtual StoryTent platform. During these meetings, Reading Mentors will be asked to read with the child, as well as distribute Book Bucks for each book the child has read. The earned Book Bucks can then be used by the reader to purchase prizes on our online Prize Portal. These prizes will be delivered to the readers free of charge!

Angel Olayo Espinoza (Angel@travelingstories.org)

Upcoming Virtual StoryTent programs run for 9 consecutive weeks (Starting the week of January 24th & ending the week of March 22nd).

To apply/learn more, fill out a volunteer application: HERE
or email angel@travelingstories.org

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About Traveling Stories


1240 E Plaza Blvd Suit 604 #430, National City, CA 91950, US

Mission Statement

Traveling Stories empowers kids to outsmart poverty by helping them fall in love with reading by the 4th grade.


Traveling Stories is a 501c3 nonprofit organization that provides free reading support so that low-income families have the tools they need to break the cycle of poverty. We were established in 2010 by Emily Moberly, and exist to transform reluctant readers into confident ones. We specialize in making reading fun and believe that strong literacy skills are the most empowering gift we can give someone. Our StoryTent programs improve reading levels while also teaching families basic financial literacy skills. We inspire a love for reading while also strengthening children’s critical thinking skills and self-confidence.

Children & Youth
Education & Literacy


We'll work with your schedule.


This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.


  • Mentoring
  • Literacy / Reading
  • Financial Literacy
  • Child Development
  • People Skills


  • Teens


  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 15
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1 hr/week for 9 weeks, Must have availability for at least one of the following times (Wed @ 1:45, 3:30, 4:30, & 5:30 pm PST or Thur 3:30, 4:30, & 5:30 pm PST)
  • Background Screening (if over 18): Sterling Volunteers - $17.50 Sign Waiver - DocuSign (Under 18) Must be at least 15

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