Volunteer by reading to children
Become a ReadingPal and join 200 volunteers reading to young children at prekindergarten classrooms in neighborhoods across Miami-Dade. Research shows that children who learn to read well at an early age will not only read more independently, but also achieve more in math, social studies and science, and are more likely to graduate high school and pursue higher education. Early literacy is a key strategy to success.
Instill a love of reading and enhance literacy opportunities for young children
The next ReadingPals session will begin the week of September 12, 2016 and will run weekly through May 12, 2017.
Minimal volunteer requirements are:
For more information on the ReadingPals program, please email email@example.com
or call (305) 646-7021.
– Dolores Craeg, volunteer reader
Over the past four years, 649 adult mentors have provided 6,197 hours of reading to 1,644 young children, helping them improve their literacy skills.
ReadingPals is made possible through the support provided by Carol and Barney Barnett and our community partners: