Christopher House

People Served/Type of Services: Education/Child and Adolescent Development Community Services, Early Childhood Children

Types of Help Needed: Activities with Agency Clients

Service Opportunity Details: Annual Read-a-Thon event is an opportunity to promote literacy with elementary school readers. “Rockstar Readers” visit classrooms to read to students and practice comprehension strategies with the support of teachers. As the elementary school continues to grow, more volunteers are needed to accomodate the increasing school population.

Location: Chicago-Belmont Cragin, Logan Square, or Uptown

Volunteer Ages: Young Adults, Adults, Groups

Frequency: One-time

Frequency Details: This is a one-time opportunity (1-2 hours) that can be arranged to fit your schedule. Read-a-Thon takes place during the late February and early March.

Contact Info: Staff: Meaghan Jennings,, 773-922-7584

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