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YMCA Reads Volunteer Mentor

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ORGANIZATION: YMCA of Northwest Florida

  • 32 people are interested
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Become a mentor and give a child the courage to read the world!

By volunteering two hours a week, you can teach a child to read. As a YMCA READS mentor, you will work in a small group environment or one- on-one with a kindergarten to fourth-grade student, developing positive self-esteem and helping students improve their academic performance. Be a child’s tutor and friend and give them the keys to a brighter future.

No experience is necessary.

How can I help? . . . become a Mentor and make a difference!

* Training and ongoing support are provided by YMCA Reads staff.

* Student volunteers over 18 years old can earn community service hours while gaining valuable

experience working with children in an educational setting.

* Volunteers can enhance an interest while providing a critical service to the community.

2 Shifts

  • 01:30 PM to 03:30 PM
  • afternoon / 02:30 PM to 04:30 PM
  • NONE OF THESE TIMES WORK FOR ME, BUT I CAN STILL HELP
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About YMCA of Northwest Florida

Location:

3215 Langley Avenue, Pensacola, FL 32504, US

Mission Statement

To put Christian principles into practice through programs that create healthy spirit, mind, and body for all.

Description

Reach & Rise is a national YMCA program designed to build a better future for youth by helping them reach their full potential through the support of caring adults.

Reach & Rise group mentoring supports youth ages 8 to 15 who may often experience social issues, poverty, community violence, educational disparities. As a group mentor, you can build a supportive, consistent relationship with a group of young people. You will help to improve each mentee’s self-esteem, confidence, sense of belonging, decision-making skills, school performance and relationships.

CAUSE AREAS

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

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.
This opportunity has 2 shifts

WHERE

Multiple locations Pensacola, FL 32503

(30.45805,-87.21704)
 

SKILLS

  • Literacy / Reading
  • Youth Services
  • Child Care
  • Child Development
  • Reading / Writing
  • Reading Comprehension

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • We request our volunteers attend our after-school program attend once per week.
  • We will need to conduct a level 2 background check, three references, and you will need to attend a volunteer orientation.

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