Literacy unlocks opportunity. Become a Reading Partner.  

 

You can make a difference in the life of a child in just one hour a week. Reading Partners connects passionate volunteers with struggling readers to help students build strong literacy skills, gain confidence, and discover a passion for reading. You can be a mentor, a leader, and a friend to student in need.

 

  • No formal teaching experience is required.
  • Commit just one hour a week.
  • Reading Centers are open Monday-Thursday at local schools across New York City. 

 

Reading Partners provides you with:

 

  • A highly effective, easy-to-follow curriculum.
  • In-person training and on-site support from a full-time staff member.
  • The opportunity to make a difference in the life of a child. 

 

Reading Partners is now accepting new volunteers for the 2013-14 school year. A Reading Partners staff member will contact you shortly to schedule your on-site training and get you started.

 

Choose a Reading Center

Choose your preferred location from the dropdown menu in the sign-up form. We will work with you to find a high-need school site that fits your scheduling needs.

 

All information provided will be kept confidential. If you have any problems submitting this form or other questions, please contact us at volunteerNY@readingpartners.org.

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