Reading is Fundamental provides children with access to self-selected books, creates positive environments that motivate children to develop a life-long love of reading, and engages families in literacy practices in the home. Their research-based programs work to bridge the local literacy gap. The volunteer would serve as an outreach coordinator with one or more of their programs: Books for Keeps coordinates and conducts reading celebrations and other outreach activities; Storymobile plans and implements literacy-based activities at 40+ sites; and Everybody Wins coordinates a lunchtime literacy and mentoring program.
Health coverage, Housing, Living allowance, Stipend, Student loan forbearance
Quarterly retreats are hosted by Mercy Volunteer Corps to provide volunteers with opportunities for reflection, spiritual growth, and shared experiences. Throughout the service year, Mercy Volunteer Corps provides volunteers with webinars for personal and professional development.
High School Graduate
Prohibits paid work outside of the sponsoring agency at any time
Subject to criminal background check