My Mentor My Friend Outreach Specialist
Click Here to view job description and application submission guidelines. Application deadline July 31, 2014.
James Williams, an AARP Experience Corps literacy tutor and lunch-time mentor, was a guest recently on NPR’s show, Sound of Ideas on Cleveland’s WCPN 90.3 FM. Williams echoed the show’s topic, Toward Healthier Seniors, explaining his volunteer experiences which provides a healthier outlook on life. He relayed positive comments about his weekly routine with not only serving as a literacy tutor for the past 10 years, but as a lunch-time mentor with the My Mentor My Friend program of Greater Cleveland Volunteers, for the past three years. Both programs are in the Cleveland Metropolitan School District.
You can listen to the show at http://www.ideastream.org/soi/entry/63336#
The summer push has been bringing attention to CLE literacy initiatives.
If you have a desire to serve as a literacy tutor before, during or after school we have many opportunities.
As we know, reading is critical in our lives. Help us help area youth and young adults.
Click here to read a Cleveland.com article on the importance of combatting illiteracy and follow #CLEliteracy on social media for all the latest news.
Greater Cleveland Volunteers offers many ways to serve our community.
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We Also Manage a Few Volunteer Programs Directly:
Date: Mon Aug 4, 2014 5:30pm to 7pm
Location: Beachwood Branch of Cuyahoga County Public Library, 25501 Shaker Boulevard, Beachwood, OH, United States
Date: Wed Aug 13, 2014 1:30pm to 3pm
Location: Greater Cleveland Volunteers, 4415 Euclid Avenue, 3rd FL conference ctr, Cleveland, 44103
Date: Thu Aug 21, 2014 10:30am to 12pm
Location: Greater Cleveland Volunteers; 4415 Euclid Ave; 3rd FL conf ctr; Cleveland 44103