Help Adults Learn to Read, Write and Speak English

Details
Nonprofit Organization: 
Dates Volunteer is Needed: 
Immediate
Number of Volunteers Needed: 
5
Description of the Volunteer Opportunity: 

The ReadWest Board is composed of individuals with a passion for Literacy and a driving concern for families in which the parent does not read. We work together to assure that the organization continues its 25 year tradition of serving the community. We raise funds, and guide the program's activities. We are looking for caring individuals who share our belief that the ability to read and write English is a basic necessity for all members of our community.

Skills Needed: 
Accounting/Finance
Human Resources/Leadership Development
Marketing/Communications
Project Management
Process Improvement
Strategy Development/Strategic Planning
Technology (software, hardware, database, web)
Areas of Interest: 
Board Development
Education and Literacy
Great for: 
Adults
55+
Who Will Be Impacted Through This Project: 

Low income, at risk families are impacted most. The strongest indicator that a child will live in poverty is that one or both of the parents do not have a high school education. The ability to read will help fathers and mothers get a better job, get a promotion, read to their children, communicate with their physician and the children's school.

Is This an Ongoing Opportunity?: 
Yes
Minimum Age of Volunteers: 
18
Nonprofit Will Provide: 

Training, and a welcoming attitude.

Last Updated: Dec 4 2014
Address of Project Site
2009 Grande Blvd
Rio Rancho
New Mexico
87124
Contact Info
Phone: 
(505) 892-1131
Fax: 
(505) 896-3780

Disclaimer

The Center for Nonprofit Excellence, United Way of Central New Mexico provides these volunteer opportunities as a service to our community and does not assume any responsibility for the validity of such postings. To ensure accurate and up-to-date information, please contact the organization who posted the opportunity.

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