My Home Library Build Event
Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation

Various Locations, Dates, and Times

Please join us as we help students build their home libraries! The Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation will be going to economically disadvantaged and hurricane impacted schools in and around Houston to host My Home Library Build Event, which is like a book fair. Volunteer roles will include set up, helping students select books, and many other opportunities.

 

Reader
Kid's Reading Room

Varies by Location

Do you enjoy spending time reading with elementary children? Volunteers will be reading with our students in underprivileged Spring Branch apartment communities. We promote literacy and instill the love of reading by setting up libraries in apartments and by reading with students. Reading is made FUN! The Kids' Reading Room is located in 5 apartment communities.

Pre-requisites:

1. Previous experience in tutoring / mentoring / education is not a requirement but a plus.

2. A background check is required to complete on your first day of attendance. A $16 donation to process is encouraged.

3. Complete orientation training on your first day of volunteering

 

 

Big Brothers Big Sisters:
Build a friendship with a Little

Ongoing

Millions of children in the United States face adversity. Children who have positive role models are more likely to succeed than those who do not. Big Brothers Big Sisters one-to-one mentoring services are proven to help children overcome adversity and beat the odds. We are currently looking for more Bigs to remove the 900 children on our waiting list. Becoming a Big Brother or Big Sister is simply about building a friendship. Whether spending time out in the community or in a school setting.