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URGENT: Virtual Help Desk Volunteer *Support a program providing 1-on-1 literacy support!

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ORGANIZATION: Traveling Stories

  • 50 people are interested

**Do you need Volunteer Hours? And/Or do you love reading but have an unpredictable schedule? This position is perfect for you! **

Position Description:

Join our Traveling Stories team and help us ensure that our Virtual StoryTent program runs smoothly. As a Help Desk volunteer, you will take attendance as our young readers & volunteers enter the zoom reading session, send a text reminder (through our software) to late parents, and monitor report responses. You will always have a supervisor available to assist if anything is not going as planned and training is provided so you are fully prepared for your first shift! This position is simple, but is essential for our many reading sessions to run smoothly.

Flexible Schedule:
-Sign up for the shifts you are able to cover

Resources Provided:
-Training video & flow chart that will walk you through what to expect during a shift
-Template text message (you do not use your own phone when texting parents, you will use our texting software)
-Sample responses to children/Reading Mentors for the minimal contact you will have with them

Volunteer Requirements:
-Over 18 years old - Background screening required (cost $17.50 all done online)
-Under 18 years old - parent/guardian signed permission slip
-All ages - complete a 30 minute training video

How to apply:
Email Christelle@TravelingStories.org
or respond to this position on Volunteer Match :)

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About Traveling Stories


1240 E Plaza Blvd., Suite 604-430, National City, CA 91950, US

Mission Statement

Empowering children to achieve their dreams.


We are looking for volunteers to read with kids at our StoryTents, located throughout San Diego County. Kids earn Book Bucks for reading with volunteers, which they can redeem for prizes! We need volunteers for Imperial Beach, National City, El Cajon, Santee, and City Heights. Each shift lasts 2-3 hours and each program runs weekly. We ask volunteers to commit a minimum of 2 hours per month. Small stipend available for StoryTent Captains, who run the StoryTents each week.


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


We'll work with your schedule.


This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.


  • Mentoring
  • Literacy / Reading
  • Youth Services
  • Child Development
  • People Skills


  • Teens


  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 15
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1 hour per shift
  • -Pass a background screening (if over 18 - cost $17.50) or have a parent/guardian sign a permission slip (if under 18 - done through DocuSign) Must be at least 15 Years Old

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