Schools, libraries and literacy programs seek volunteers to help children and adults improve reading skills and assist in related projects.
Among them are:
The Damascus Career Center, 806 Cherry Hill Road, Baltimore, which provides tutoring for adults in basic reading, writing and math. Volunteers are needed on weekdays, with hours by arrangement. Also needed are professional women to serve as mentors for female first-time job-seekers. Contact: Charleen Christon, 410-354-7507.
The Gregory Foundation, 600 Reisterstown Road, Suite 306, Pikesville, a private, nonprofit human services agency which works with special-needs children in foster care. Needed are reading tutors for children ages 5 to 15 on weekday evenings between 5: 30 p.m. and 8: 30 p.m. at individual foster homes or the foundation office. Contact: Brenda Jackson, 410-486-7620.
If your school or organization is seeking volunteer reading tutors and would like to be included in this listing, call Sundial, 410- 783-1800, and enter code 6130.
Pub Date: 3/14/99