Reading Rockstars Volunteer

Current Opportunities

  • Abbott School (12045 - 34 Street).
    Every Tuesdays from 3:15p.m. to 4:15p.m. Starting September 24 to November 19 (no session November 12).
  • Banner Gardens (14865 - 56 Avenue)
    Every Wednesday from 3:30p.m. to 5:00p.m. Starting October 9 to November 20 (no session November 13).
  • Lee Ridge (440 Millbourne RD) Every Tuesday from 3:30p.m. to 5:00p.m.  Starting October 1 to November 5.

Do you like to rock and love to interact with kids?

Share your love of reading and technology knowledge with elementary school-aged children by assisting EPL staff with Reading Rockstars, an after-school program delivered in select schools.

Reading Rockstars gives kids the opportunity to learn about EPL, explore books and other library materials and participate in fun literacy-building games and activities.

Volunteer Responsibilities

  • Attend mandatory orientation/training session (the first session date listed).
  • Help set up and tidy program room.
  • Prepare program materials like student folders and cutting paper.
  • Provide support at transition points, like passing out student folders and distributing materials and technology.
  • Clarify instructions and help participants follow instructions when required.

 Qualifications

  • Clear Police Information Check.
  • Experience interacting and assisting children and/or a desire to interact with and assist children.
  • Strong English language skills.
  • Knowledge of modern technology including computers and iPads.
  • Must be available for all sessions.

 Benefits

  • Increased awareness in program delivery.
  • Learn new skills by interacting with school-aged children.
  • Help children build literacy skills for life.

 Training

  • Reading Rockstars volunteers must attend a mandatory orientation/training session (first session date).
  • Ongoing support and supervision at each Reading Rockstars session.

Time and Length of Commitment

  • Ability to attend all sessions is required.
  • Must be able to make mandatory training session and all program sessions (2 hours a week for 7 weeks).

Application

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