Read to Grow Volunteers for 2021 Spring Semester!

Summary of Opportunity: 

Help compile literacy packets for this local organization that is committed to building literacy from birth. These packets are given to the families of every baby born in 15 hospitals around the State of Connecticut! 

Read to Grow is looking for two (2) volunteers to compile packets weekly, on Mondays this semester from 12:00-2:00pm, beginning Monday, March 1st. Each volunteer will receive training when they arrive, and will, of course, be expected to follow all COVID-related protocols while volunteering. If you want to participate, please let Amanda Martinez (amanda.martinez@yale.edu) know and she’ll get back to you about next steps and any questions you may have.

A bit more information about Read to Grow:
- Mission: To promote language skills and literacy for children, beginning at birth, and to support parents as their babies’ first teachers.
- Vision: Every family will understand the critical importance of early childhood literacy and will take an active role in their child’s reading development. All children in Connecticut will have books of their own.
- Impact: 2.2M+ books donated, 1.42M+ people served, and nearly 350K newborn literacy packets given
Website/Links:
Open/Closed: 
Open
Open To: 
Undergraduates
Graduate Students
Recurrence of Opportunity: 
Once a Semester
Contact Name: 
Amanda Martinez
Opportunity Type: 
Volunteer Opportunities