United Way of Berks County - Ready. Set. READ! Program

United Way of Berks County


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United Way of Berks County
General Information
Description of ServiceA community-wide initiative that brings together schools, businesses, organizations and individuals to improve early grade reading success.

The plan will:
- provide support to students who are struggling to be proficient readers
- promote language and pre-literacy development in younger children
- empower parents and caregivers to help their children read, learn and develop
- mobilize the community to take action to improve early grade reading success

Volunteer opportunities include tutoring, special events, clerical/administrative, readers,etc.
LocationBerks
Geographical AreaBerks
Intake ProcedureClick here for volunteer opportunities
Helpful Tips- Volunteers tutor weekly for 2 times per month with a partner
- Volunteers select a school that is convenient with their location and schedule (providing they have openings)
- PA Criminal History and PA Child Abuse clearance are required free for volunteers. FBI clearance is required if volunteer has not been a PA resident for the past 10 years. Cost is $27.
- Attend 1 two hour training session in September - dates on the website
 
Client Information
Languages SpokenEnglish
 
Availability
Hours of Operation Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm
Contact Information
 
Contact's Name Cynthia Line
Contact's Position Ready.Set.READ! Director
Contact's Phone 610-685-4550
Contact's Email cindyl@uwberks.org
Physical Site Address 1 501 Washington Street
Physical Site Address 2 Sixth Floor
Physical Site City, State, Zip Reading, PA 19601
Mailing Address 1 PO Box 702
Mailing City, State, Zip Reading, PA 19603
Mail Attention To United Way of Berks County
Main Phone 610-685-4566
Service Location Email cindyl@uwberks.org
Web Address www.readysetreadberks.org
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: United Way of Berks County
Affiliated Program: United Way of Berks County
This Service: United Way of Berks County - Ready. Set. READ! Program
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Literacy Programs (HH-4500)
Volunteer Opportunities (PX)