General Information

  • Volunteer Opportunities / Responsibilities: 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 Washington, DC.

    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.

    You can sign up to volunteer here:
  • Types of Volunteers Needed: individual/adult; individual/high school; adult groups of less than 5; adult groups of 6 or more, including corporate teams
  • Hours Needed: business hours during the week