Reading STARS Tutor

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County of Los Angeles Public Library - Compton Library

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The Reading STARS (Students & Tutors Achieving Reading Success) tutoring program pairs older adult volunteers with students in Grades K-3 who need help to become better readers. Tutors must be age 50 or older, have a high school diploma or above, and commit to tutoring students throughout the school year (September - May). Tutoring will take place at Compton Library, 2 days each week for up to 3 hours each day (approx. 6 hours total each week). There will be an training training day and follow-up training throughout the school year.

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About County of Los Angeles Public Library - Compton Library

Location:

240 West Compton Blvd., Compton, CA 90220, US

Mission Statement

The Public Library is dedicated to free and equal access to information, knowledge, independent lifelong learning, cultural enrichment, and the joys of reading for our diverse community.

Description

Public libraries in California seek to engage the talents, skills and commitment of volunteers to serve the communities' information and literacy needs. Libraries offer a variety of skilled volunteer opportunities to make a meaningful contribution to library programs, operations, fundraising events and other community engagement functions. Skilled volunteers have opportunities to lead projects, work with teams of staff and volunteers, learn new skills, and have fun.

WHEN

Tue Sep 03, 2019 - Thu May 28, 2020
02:00 PM - 06:00 PM  

WHERE

240 W Compton BlvdCompton, CA 90220

(33.89544,-118.22571)
 

SKILLS

  • Literacy / Reading
  • Tutoring

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 50
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2 days each week, up to 3 hours each day.
  • See Opportunity Description for more details.

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