Mayor Buddy's Book Club Reading Coach


Cause Areas

When

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

Where

P.O. Box 4990Orlando, FL 32802

About

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

Qualifications:

  • Reliable transportation
  • 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
  • Attend volunteer orientation/training
  • Must be of 18 years of age and over
  • Must pass criminal background check

Skills

  • Literacy / Reading

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • one hour once a week for 6-8 weeks minimum

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