Read365 Volunteer Program

Through Read365, we will increase the literacy skills of fourth and fifth grade students by providing more opportunities for students to read interactively and analyze literature with adult volunteers.

What To Expect

You will participate in an exciting, professional volunteer orientation with Read365 team members to understand the importance of literacy and become equipped with the latest tools to maximize your effectiveness.

You will be paired with either one or two students with whom you will share in the following activities during your hour-long session each week:

  • Reading fun, grade-level appropriate chapter books such as “Because of Winn Dixie” by Kate DiCamillo, “Wonder” by RJ Palacio and “Stargirl” by Jerry Spinelli.
  • Engaging your student(s) in intellectually stimulating discussion about the books.
  • Encouraging your student(s) to write in the Read365 journal to reinforce concepts learned during reading.

You will enjoy the opportunity to build meaningful relationships with students that will have positive lifelong academic, social and emotional impacts.

How To Get Involved

To apply to be a Volunteer, please click this link.

Volunteer Times: Variety of days / times to fit your needs

Volunteer Location: MSE@Brentwood – 2685 Leeds Ave. North Charleston, SC 29405

Volunteer Orientation Dates: Dates and Times TBD

Volunteer Orientation Location: MSE@Brentwood – 2685 Leeds Ave. North Charleston, SC 29405

Interested in volunteering but our suggested dates and times don’t work with your schedule? We would still love to hear from you! For questions, please email Nikki Dickens at ndickens@meetingstreetschools.org or call at (843) 735-8540.

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Meeting Street Elementary @Brentwood (MSE@B)

Meeting Street Elementary @Brentwood is a CCSD neighborhood public school operated by Meeting Street Schools, a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing under-resourced students the opportunity to receive an excellent education. Since its opening in 2014, MSE@B has grown to serve students in grades PreK3 through 5th with its academically rich, whole-child focused program.