Studies show that children who are tutored demonstrate a high academic progress rate. In our efforts to help children achieve academic success, Carver Community Organization is pleased to offer this academic mentoring program as part of our after school program.

OUTCOMES:

54% of students' phonemic

awareness skills increased a full

level after one school year.

100% of teachers reported that the Experience Corps members had an

impact on improving students'

motivation to learn.

AARP Experience Corps Evansville

AARP Experience Corps, an award-winning program, engages people over 55 in meeting their communities' greatest challenges. Today, in 19 cities across the country, over 2,000 AARP Experience Corps members tutor and mentor elementary school students struggling to learn to read. Independent research shows that AARP Experience Corps boosts student academic performance, helps schools and youth-serving organizations become more successful, and enhances the well-being of the older adults in the process.

 

Are you 50+ and want to help the next generation of children in Evansville Succeed?

If so, AARP Experience Corps Evansville needs you. AARP Experience Coprs is a proven program made up of volunteers who are dedicated to helping children become great readers before finishing third grade. Working collaboratively with teachers and other volunteers, you can change the course of a child's life by sharing your wisdom and experience. Our goals are to improve children's literacy, strengthen our communities, help develop cultures of inspiration in our schools and support our hard working teachers. Our volunteers have already changed the lives of hundreds of children in Evansville. With your help, we can do even more!

We are looking for people who: Are at least 50+, posses a high school diploma or GED, will agree to a criminal background check, will pass a basic reading and writing screening, can complete at least 25 hours of pre-service training, can serve 6-12 hours.

 

For additional information please visit the AARP Experience Corps Evansville website at http://www.aarpfoundation.org/ecevansville or contact Lonita Bennett, Program Manager, at (812) 402-3170 or lbennett@carverorg.org.


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