Posts tagged reading

Neighborhood Network seeks volunteers to fill a variety of roles

By | April 8, 2014 5:00 am | 0 Comments


If you’re looking for a way to help make a difference in the local community, you don’t need to look further than Erie’s Neighborhood Network sponsored by the Sisters of St. Joseph. The organization, located at 425 W. 18th St., provides numerous services to people of all ages in the community, and it has a variety… View Article

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Hospice seeks volunteers in Erie, Venango and Crawford counties

By | March 16, 2014 5:00 am | 0 Comments


SouthernCare Hospice, which has its northwestern Pennsylvania office in Meadville, needs volunteers to visit patients and their families and to help with special events, activities and administrative work. Volunteer opportunities are available in Erie, Venango and Crawford counties, and no prior hospice experience is required. Training is provided at a time that is convenient to… View Article

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Volunteers needed to read to children at Erie school

By | February 13, 2014 6:00 am | 0 Comments


Hooked on Books for Kids is looking for adults to read to children in kindergarten through fourth grade on the first Friday of each month during the academic year (September through June) at Wayne School, 650 East Ave. The first Friday reading sessions begin at 8:45 a.m. and usually last until about 10:30 a.m. If… View Article

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After-school center in Erie’s Little Italy seeks volunteers

By | January 15, 2014 6:00 am | 0 Comments


Bethesda Trinity Center, 462 W. 18th St., is looking for volunteers to help with its after-school program. The program, which is for children ages 5 to 12, takes place  Mondays through Fridays, from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. Volunteers are needed to assist with activities including, but not limited to, homework; reading groups; career exploration; recreational… View Article

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Barnes & Noble holds book drive for Erie County children

By | December 11, 2013 5:01 pm | 0 Comments


Barnes & Noble customers can donate books to children in need during the store’s annual holiday book drive, which runs through Jan. 1. This year, the store is partnering with the United Way of Erie County to help distribute the donated books throughout the county. In addition, Barnes & Noble will host a fundraiser on Sunday… View Article

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Pennsylvania Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Home seeks volunteers

By | November 6, 2013 1:29 pm | 0 Comments


The Pennsylvania Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Home, 560 E. Third St., needs volunteers to help with daily bingo games. Volunteers assist residents by helping manage bingo cards, calling numbers and confirming winning numbers. In addition, there is always a need for people to visit with the home’s residents. Visitors can brighten residents’ days by playing games… View Article

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Erie Downtown Y seeks volunteer mentors for preschool and pre-K programs

By | October 22, 2013 12:47 pm | 0 Comments


The Erie Downtown Y, 31 W. 10th St.,  is seeking active older adults to lend a hand as mentors in its preschool and pre-K classrooms. Mentors help out with art projects, active play, reading and other hands-on classroom activities. Volunteers are needed on Mondays from either 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. or from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m…. View Article

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Volunteers needed to promote reading in Erie County

By | October 10, 2013 1:25 pm | 0 Comments


Would you like to help children in Erie County enter kindergarten with a love of reading and ready to learn? United Way of Erie County has created the Reading Buddies program in conjunction with the Dolly Parton Imagination Library. Children participating in the Imagination Library program receive one free book a month from birth to… View Article

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Hooked on Books needs readers

By | May 23, 2013 3:15 pm | 0 Comments


Do you like reading to children? Would you like to share your love of reading with Erie boys and girls at the Neighborhood Art House, 201 E. 10th St.? Erie’s Hooked on Books summer 2013 program needs more than 300 volunteers to read to children between June 24 and July 25.  Classes take place from 12:05 to… View Article

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Volunteer to help at Neighborhood Art House

By | May 14, 2013 1:08 pm | 0 Comments


The Neighborhood Art House provides free classes in the visual, performing and literary arts to at-risk children in Erie.  A ministry of the Benedictine Sisters of Erie, the mission of the Neighborhood Art House is to enable children to experience beauty, grow in positive self-expression and self-discipline, and develop into full and productive human beings…. View Article

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