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Do you love reading? Become a Summer Reading Buddy!

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ORGANIZATION: Readers 2 Leaders

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Reading Buddies are a key part of our programs and provide the essential reading comprehension assistance to a student once a week. As a Reading Buddy, you will help a child develop their comprehension skills through reading high-quality literature to them. Above all, you will be a positive role model who encourages them and makes reading fun!

When: June 17th - July 24th, Monday-Wednesday (you can select the day of the week that works best for your schedule)

  • Time: Two session opportunities to choose from: Morning 9:45-11:35am or Afternoon 1:45-3:35pm
Where: Readers 2 Leaders Learning Center (Booktown): 2800 N Hampton Rd, Suite 120, Dallas, TX 75212


How To Get Started: Once you know what day(s) and times work best for you, please visit the following link to submit your contact information and availability. We will be in contact with you regarding scheduling.

SIGN UP HERE: https://app.initlive.com:443/JE/d2glvnd6rh1g6q

Questions: If you have any questions please contact us via email, volunteer@readers2leaders.org, or at the R2L office (214) 905-0095.

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About Readers 2 Leaders

Location:

2800 N Hampton Rd. Suite 120, Dallas, TX 75212, US

Mission Statement

The mission of Readers 2 Leaders is to equip students for success through the power of reading.

Description

Readers 2 Leaders (R2L) is a local non-profit organization serving the West Dallas area with the mission to equip students for success through the power of reading. R2L is currently serving almost 800 students in our reading intervention programs for students that need additional reading support to reach grade level. We provide In-School, After-School, and Summer Programs.

Reading Buddies (volunteers) are a key part of our programs and provide the essential one-on-one reading assistance to a student once a week. As a Reading Buddy you will help a child develop their comprehension reading skills through an engaging and interactive read aloud. Above all, you will be a positive role model that encourages them and makes reading fun!

CAUSE AREAS

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

WHEN

Mon Jun 17, 2024 - Wed Jul 24, 2024
09:45 AM - 03:35 PM

WHERE

2800 North Hampton RoadSuite 120Dallas, TX 75212

(32.77737,-96.85551)
 

SKILLS

  • Literacy / Reading
  • English as a Secondary Language (ESL)
  • Child Development
  • Reading / Writing
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • We ask all Summer Reading Buddies volunteers to commit to attending the same session every week for the 6 weeks of Summer Camp (June 20th - July 26th)
  • Minimum age of volunteers is having completed at least a year of high school. Need to attend a training session the week before summer camp.

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