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Let's Read! - Library Reading Tutors Summer edition

Hennepin County Library is looking for Reading Tutor Volunteers to help with a new program! Let's Read! is continuing to grow and we are moving into Summer 2024 sessions! Summer session is set to begin on June 24 and will go through August 24, 2024. 

Inspire elementary students to become lifelong readers. Provide one-on-one literacy tutoring with youth grades K-5. We provide an easy-to-follow curriculum that includes all the materials to teach an effective lesson. No teaching experience required.

 Participating Locations:

 

Let's Read! Summer Schedule: Starting mid-June

Library

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

Brookdale

6125 Shingle Creek Pkwy

Brooklyn Center

4-7 pm

 

1-7 pm

 

 

10 am-4 pm

Brooklyn Park

8500 W. Broadway Ave

Brooklyn Park

1-4 pm

 

1-4 pm

 

1-4 pm

 

Franklin

1314 E.

Franklin Ave

Minneapolis

 

1-5 pm

 

1-5 pm

 

1-5 pm

Hosmer (FILLED)

347 E 36th St.

Minneapolis

 

X

X

X

X

X

North Regional

1315

Lowry Ave N

Minneapolis

4-7 pm

4-7 pm

 

 

 

1-4 pm

Oxboro (FILLED)

8801

Portland Ave S

Bloomington

 

X

X

 

 

 

 

In this volunteer position, you will:

  • Work one-on-one with elementary school students.
  • Follow the structured curriculum.
  • Attend a tutor orientation.
  • Complete a background check.
  • Commit to two hours per week for a semester/year.
  • Follow the Program Code of Conduct.
  • Assist staff in maintaining safe and effective tutoring sessions.

Need to Have:

  • A positive attitude toward learning, diversity, and students.
  • Open to feedback and coaching.
  • Patience and empathy for students while holding high expectations.
  • An ability to interact effectively with diverse student populations.
  • Commitment to your student and tutoring schedule.

Nice to Have:

  • The ability to speak another language in addition to English. 

Training provided by Program Coordinator, supervision by designated Hennepin County Library staff member.

If you have any questions, please contact: 
Hennepin County Library Volunteer Services at Volunteering@hennepin.us
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