Community Academic Mentoring Program

Dates Volunteer is Needed: 
October through May, 1 hour per week from 1-2 PM
Number of Volunteers Needed: 
Description of the Volunteer Opportunity: 

Community volunteers work one-on-one with struggling 1st & 2nd grade readers to achieve the goal of creating competent and confident readers in an effort to narrow the achievement gap between our under-performing students and their proficient peers. Volunteers receive a training session and are supported by a program coordinator. Volunteers are required to have an effective APS background check.

Areas of Interest: 
Children and Youth
Great for: 
Who Will Be Impacted Through This Project: 

48 1st and 2nd grade students will be positively impacted through the Community Academic Mentoring Program. These are students who will receive an additional 2 hours per week of one-on-one reading support through our volunteers.

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

The APS Education Foundation will provide the grant to fund the program.
Refreshments are often served to our volunteers.

Last Updated: Sep 25 2018
Address of Project Site
801 Elizabeth St. SE
New Mexico
Contact Info
(505) 331-1244


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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