Be the Hero Students Need
Now more than ever, kids need extra support in the classroom. Become a Classroom Grandparent and help students in Pre-K through 3rd grade develop a love for learning through literacy tutoring and social-emotional mentoring.
If you are age 55 and better, great with kids, and want to tutor in the classroom, this is the volunteer opportunity for you! Contact us to get started at FGP@SeniorsinService.org or (813) 670-7684.
“Our Grandma B has been a true treasure to our Head Start classroom. She has been a big help to me by helping the children who are moving to Kindergarten learn the alphabet letters and sounds. The children have fallen in love with her and always ask for her help.”
-Mr. Leon, Wimauma Elementary Head Start
“Before 3rd grade, children learn to read. After 3rd grade, they read to learn.”
Students who don’t read on grade level by 3rd grade are at a much higher risk of dropping out of school. More than 50% of Tampa Bay 3rd graders are testing below grade level. Early literacy-focused tutoring is vital for lifelong success!
Do you have a heart for service and want a little extra money? Classroom Grandparents can receive payment for volunteering 5-40 hours per week at schools in Hillsborough and Pinellas Counties.
Join our team of over 200 volunteers who are dedicated to encouraging young students to love reading and learning. We will provide ongoing training and support so you can feel confident and prepared to help the students who need you.
Fill out an application below to start making a difference today!