A tutoring program that mobilizes the time, talent and experience of older adults who work in teams providing intensive 1:1 reading and literacy support to children in grades K-3. Read more.
Evette Lucas, M.Ed.
There are 3 levels of volunteer opportunities:
AmeriCorps: Members provide intensive literacy tutoring and academic mentoring in Philadelphia public elementary schools for 15 hours a week from September through May. These volunteers work closely with teachers and Experience Corps staff to supplement the standard School District Curriculum. Volunteers who commit to 15 hours a week receive an annual stipend of approximately $2000 and an education award that is also transferable to children and grandchildren. Click here to download our recruitment brochure.