Help kids at Lot Whitcomb Elementary become great readers

Published

07/23/2018

Start Date

09/05/2018

End Date

06/20/2019

Times of day

Weekday Mornings

Time Commitment

A few hours per week

Duration

Long-Term (6 months-1 year)

Address

Lot Whitcomb Elementary
7400 SE Thompson Rd
Milwaukie
Oregon
97222
United States

Description

Are you 50+

Share what you know. Become a mentor at Lot Whitcomb Elementary!


AARP Experience Corps is a special intergenerational program which matches volunteers age 50+ with K-3rd grade children in our schools who need that special connection to thrive and become great readers.

Volunteers serve 4-10 hours per week during the school year. Stipends are available.



As an AARP Experience Corps Volunteer you will:

  • work one-on-one or in small groups with children in Kindergarten through 3rd grade
  • tutor children in reading, and other academic areas
  • receive interesting and informative trainings
  • be able to participate in fun and educational opportunities throughout the school year
  • be part of a team of caring adults who share your interest in helping children



Opportunity Requirements:

  • Volunteers must be 50 years of age or older to participate in this opportunity.
  • Volunteers must be willing to commit to volunteering throughout the year (with some possible breaks)
  • Application and background check required.
  • HS diploma or equivalent required



Metropolitan Family Service helps people move beyond the limitations of poverty, inequity and social isolation. We invest in individuals and families that struggle with the many barriers associated with cultural and economic disparities. We are dedicated to building stronger communities by providing services, connecting people with resources, and offering volunteer opportunities throughout the Portland, Oregon region.Visit us at www.metfamily.org.


AARP Foundation Experience Corps is a national program (housed locally at Metropolitan Family Service) which taps into the experience and passion of adults age 50 and over to ensure that every child has a chance to succeed in school and in life.

Benefits

  • Stipend Provided
  • Training Provided

How To Apply

maruskal@mfs.email
https://www.metfamily.org/get-involved/aarp-experience-corps/

Email or call 503-290-9427 to start the process or get more information.


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