The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
Volunteers will increase literacy creative expression with a group of fifth through eighth grade students by facilitating weekly after-school book clubs that encourages leisure time reading that ultimately prepares them for academic success.
Benefits to the Volunteer:
Volunteers will gain valuable experience working with Mayor Buddy’s Book Club and can strengthen their resume
Volunteers will gain mentoring and leadership experience
Volunteers will increase their awareness of the need for improved student literacy
Volunteers will be able to impact their community and empower local youth
Volunteers can grow their network and gain valuable references
Must be comfortable leading discussions and activities with a group of students
Must be passionate about reading
Must be comfortable working with students 8-14 years old