Summer Reading Buddies- Yonkers
Volunteers should expect to work with several children during each 2 hour session. The children will have selected a book and then be matched up with a volunteer. After introductions the “buddies” will find a spot where they can work together for 20 minutes. The volunteer will encourage the student to read, help with specific words, pronunciation and comprehension. When they’ve finished the book the volunteer will help the child complete a worksheet. We give out “passports” to every child who registers for Summer Reading Buddies and each child gets a stamp on his passport for each day they attend. The volunteer will then bring the child back to our staff who will match them up with their next “buddy”. Summer Reading Buddies volunteer opportunities are also available at the Ossining Public Library.
The program starts on July 10th and runs until August 15th. It runs every Tuesday and Wednesday at the Yonkers Riverfront Library from 10:00am to 12:00pm.
Please contact us for further information. Everyone enjoys this literacy program. Take a look at coverage by WPIX 11: http://www.jcy-wcp.com/summermediacraze.html
Login or Register
In order to register for this opportunity you must login to an existing account or register to create a new account.
Signup with team
This link allows you to participate in this opportunity with a team. When you click on the link you will have the option to:
- Choose an existing team you're already a member or captain of, or
- Create a new team to sign up.
Please respond to the following questions in order to signup for this opportunity: