Reading Buddies Volunteer
Reading Buddies is an opportunity for junior and high school students ages 13 to 17 years to volunteer their time and enthusiasm mentoring kids in Grades 2 to 4. Teens and school-aged children are partnered for one-on-one reading and interactive games.
- Castle Downs Branch: Everyday Tuesday-October 18-November 15, 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Mandatory training session will be Tuesday, October 11, 4:30-5:30 p.m.
- Clareview Branch: Every Saturday -October 22 -November 26 p.m. Mandatory training session will be October 15, from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m.
- Riverbend Branch: Session 2: Everyday Wednesday-November 16-December 14, from 4:15 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. Mandatory training session will be Wednesday, November 9, 4:15-5:45 p.m.
- Whitemud Crossing Branch: Session 2: Everyday Monday-November 7-December 5, from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Mandatory training session will be Monday, October 31, 4:30-5:30 p.m.
- Love of reading.
- Experience interacting and assisting children and/or a desire to interact with and assist children.
- Ability to communicate.
- Strong English language skills.
- Patience, enthusiasm, and an encouraging attitude.
- Willingness to work in a group and cooperate with fellow teens and program coordinators.