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Kids Reading to Succeed- July Saturday Reading Program (Union Rescue Mission))
Saturday, July 7, 2012 at 8:20 AM (PDT)
Los Angeles, CA
School's out, but the fun continues at KRS' July Saturday Reading Program with POETRY MONTH! After the regular reading hour, kids will be joined by our special guest speaker -- a poet -- who will share her poetry and then lead the kids in writing poems of their own! Come join us for an event where words, creativity, and fun will intersect for an unforgettable summer morning!
- 8:20 - 8:50 a.m.: Volunteer Registration (*If you are a new volunteer, please sign in by 8:30 am at the latest. If you are a returning volunteer, please arrive by 8:40 am. Please be on time; volunteers who have completed a background check will be matched with a student on a first-come, first serve basis.)
- 8:50 - 9:00 a.m.: Volunteer orientation
- 9:00 - 10:00 a.m.: Volunteers read with students
- 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.: Special presentation by guest speakers
PARKING: For detailed directions, click here. Park at Mission's underground parking structure, which is next to the Mission (a red building) and a green pay toilet. Drive up to gate in view of camera, and gate will open once you are in view of the security cameras. You may park in any open space. Carpooling is encouraged. Take elevator to 1st floor, let Receptionist know you are here to volunteer for KRS, and then you will be buzzed in to the secure 4th floor.
BACKGROUND CHECK: Because KRS works with children, we are required to do a background check on all volunteers. Thus, before you can volunteer at KRS, you must complete a new volunteer application and bring with you to KRS' sign-in a form of photo identification (e.g., a driver's license) for background check purposes. Please fill out a new volunteer application online here before coming to volunteer.
READING TIPS/FAQ: Please review the Reading Tips and FAQ here before coming to the Saturday reading program.
CANCELLATIONS: If you must cancel, please give us at least 48 hours notice so we can find a volunteer replacement if necessary.