Reading Buddies at MRRL is a literacy-based program that pairs emerging readers from kindergarten through second grade with volunteers from the community. Buddies will meet once a week to read together and do group activities. Reading Buddies is designed to give children extra reading practice one-on-one with a mentor and make the reading experience fun. The volunteers develop responsibility, leadership and communication skills while they serve their community and make a difference in children's lives.
The application deadline has passed. Thank you to all our volunteers!
The Reading Buddies Program is a literacy-based program that pairs kindergarten, first, and second grade students with teen volunteers who have been trained to help young readers. Your child will meet with their Reading Buddy once a week to read together and do fun group activities in order to help boost reading levels and reading self-esteem. The Reading Buddies Program is designed to give children extra reading practice one-on-one with a mentor and to make the reading experience fun! We will be celebrating reading by doing creative projects, as well as providing snacks and literacy based games.
The application deadline has passed. We're excited to work with you all!