91-37 222nd Street
Queens Village, NY 11428
Nature and Purpose of Agency
Help children become lifelong readers by empowering communities to provide individualized instruction with measurable results. (Taken from: http://readingpartners.org)
Tasks Available for Students
Reading Program: Students will work one on one with a student from PS 33 on a reading curriculum established by the Reading Partners program. No experience is necessary to follow this curriculum and all materials are provided by the program. Your first visit to the site will be for training and you will shadow a Reading Partners volunteer and their student to gain a better understanding of the program.
Monday through Thursday at the following times:
9:35-10:20 a.m. 10:25-11:10 a.m.
11:20-12:05 p.m. 1:10-1:55 p.m.
2:05pm-2:50pm 3:00-3:45 p.m. (after school)
There is a 3 month commitment required to serve with this program. You must commit to serving in February, March, and April 2012 for one session per week (e.g. every Tuesday from 9:35 to 10:20 a.m.). Please note that substitutes are available if you are sick or for spring break. Please let the site supervisor know in ample to arrange for a substitute.
Internship program: If you serve two shifts per week for the semester you are a considered a Reading Partners intern. You will receive a recommendation letter from the organization.
Student Awareness/Special Instructions
3 month/12 week commitment required to serve with this program. In total, it is approximately a 12 hour service requirement for the semester.
Take the Q46 bus going east. Exit at Union Turnpike and Springfield Avenue .Take the Q88 bus towards Queens Village. Exit at 92nd Avenue. Walk to 91-37 222nd Street.
Head east on Union Turnpike. Merge on the Clearview Expressway towards RT-25/Hillside Avenue. Turn left on Hillside Avenue. Turn right on Braddock Avenue. Turn Right on 222nd