Mentores de Lectura
Reading Mentors inspires a love of reading by providing students with their own library of books and consistent, one-on-one reading
with a caring adult.
Reading Mentors Volunteer Roles
Commit to a 1-hour reading time each week
Read with students on-site at Canby elementary schools
Commit to fill in for Weekly Mentors as able
Oversee a weekly reading session at your designated school
Schedule Substitute Mentors
Assistant Lead Mentor
A Weekly Mentor who fills in for the Lead Mentor as needed
Frequently Asked Questions
What sort of training will The Canby Center provide to mentors?
Prior to their first reading session with a child, Reading Mentors will be provided with all the training they need. This includes school specific orientation, safety measures, reading tips, and more.
What is the time commitment?
Weekly Mentors commit to a 1-hour reading time each week, through the 2023-2024 academic year.
What if I want to volunteer but am not available weekly?
You can be a Substitute Mentor, filling in for Weekly Mentors as needed.
How are students selected for this program?
Since principals and other school staff are most familiar with the needs of their individual students, we believe that they are best qualified to identify the students who are likely to benefit from our model of support. School staff select students they think will benefit from the program.