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RSVP Tale Tellers Reading Volunteers - Bethune Academy Elementary

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ORGANIZATION: RSVP Polk

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RSVP Tale Teller

Are you 55 years or older? Yes? We need you!

Share your joy of reading - become an RSVP Tale Teller volunteer and spend an hour or two a week reading in Kindergarten classrooms at Bethune Academy Elementary.

Studies show that reading aloud is the best way to help children develop word mastery and grammatical understanding, which form the basis for learning how to read.

You can make a difference in a child's life! Become an RSVP Tale Teller volunteer.

*You must be 55+ years of age for this opportunity.

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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 non-profit, faith-based, and governmental agencies 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.

CAUSE AREAS

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

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

900 Avenue FHaines City, FL 33844

(28.12255,-81.62447)
 

SKILLS

  • Youth Services
  • Reading / Writing

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 55
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1-2 hours per week during school year
  • Enroll in RSVP, Background Screens, adhere to Polk County Public Schools approved book list.

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