Help kids at Prescott Elementary become great readers

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ORGANIZATION: Metropolitan Family Service

Experience Corps
AARP Experience Corps Mentor in Portland, OR

Are you 50+ and want to make a difference in the life of a child? Volunteer 4 - 8 hours a week during the school year.
Join our AARP Foundation Experience Corps Intergenerational Team and help kids at PRESCOTT ELEMENTARY learn to read!

Volunteers work one on one with elementary school students, helping them become better readers and instilling in them the love of learning.

No experience is needed - just a desire to make a difference, and a love of children! We provide dynamic and interactive training, and full support.

AARP Foundation Experience Corps, a program of Metropolitan Family Service, is an innovative, award-winning national service program that connects older adult tutors and mentors to students in public schools throughout the Portland Metro Area.

Metropolitan Family Service helps people move beyond the limitations of poverty, inequity and social isolation.

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About Metropolitan Family Service

Location:

1010 SE Stark St, Portland, OR 97214, US

Mission Statement

Metropolitan Family Service helps people move beyond the limitations of poverty, inequality and social isolation. We serve children, families and older adults in the tri-county area. MFS is dedicated to building stronger communities by providing services, connecting people with resources, and offering meaningful and rewarding volunteer opportunities.

Description

Metropolitan Family Service (MFS) volunteers serve in various capacities, depending on their areas of interest and abilities. Volunteers participate in on-going opportunities in one of three focus areas: helping children succeed, strengthening families and their connections to the community, and helping older adults and persons with disabilities live independently. We create opportunities that bridge generations and inspire everyone to live their best life.

CAUSE AREAS

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

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

10410 Northeast Prescott StreetPrescott ElementaryPortland, OR 97220

(45.55504,-122.55605)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 50
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2-3 hours twice a week
  • High-school diploma or GED, one school year commitment

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