Friends of READ OC Board Member


Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

1501 E. St. Andrew PlaceSanta Ana, CA 92705

Lifelong Learners

About

Love reading and learning? Interested in helping to make a possitive impact on your community? Consider volunteering as a board member of Friends of READ Orange County, a nonprofit organization supporting and promoting adult literacy efforts throughout Orange County with OC READ, the adult literacy services of OC Public Libraries.

Board Members meet monthly, plan & support outreach & tutor training efforts, and promote adult literacy efforts throughout Orange County. Friends of READ OC support and recognize the volunteer tutors & adult learners who participate in OC READ's adult literacy tutoring services.

FROC board members meet monthly, promote adult literacy and volunteer opportunities related to literacy efforts throughout Orange County. They enjoy outreach and public relations efforts focused on the importance of a literate community, fundraising opportunities to provide learning materials and books for volunteer tutors' and adult learners' use. Friends of READ OC host recognition events to celebrate the learning efforts of adult learners and their volunteer tutors. They also strive to generate a greater awareness and support of adult literacy and lifelong learning efforts throughout Orange County.

Skills

  • Grant Writing / Research
  • Fundraising
  • Mentoring
  • Literacy / Reading
  • Marketing Strategy & Planning
  • Community Outreach

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • On-going; attending monthly board mtgs.
  • outgoing; project mgmt; volunteer mgmt.; outreach & awareness raising of adult literacy issues in OC

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