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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Indian River County

1846 18th Avenue
Vero Beach, FL 32960

(772) 770-6000

www.bbbsbigs.org

Description:

Community Based Mentoring -The program matches an approved adult volunteer with a child from a single parent home. The volunteer and child spend approximately 3 to 5 hours per week together. The Big Brother or Big Sister becomes a friend and role model to their "Little" Brother or Sister.


UMP Into Reading is a school based reading mentoring program. This program matches a kindergartner, first, second or third grader with a caring adult. The volunteer and child spend one hour a week together at school.

BBBS Reads provides a reading focused tutoring program in St. Lucie, Indian River and Okeechobee Counties serving students K-3rd grade who are identified as below grade level by their teachers. Tutors serve three to five days a week, tutoring one-on-one with a minimum of 10 students each, using programs demonstrated as effective in teaching reading skills.

The Early Literacy Mentoring program serves Pre-K students at select childcare sites in Indian River and St. Lucie Counties. Tutoring sessions are focused on literacy and kindergarten readiness. Highly trained tutors spend an hour a week with the child, at the center, in 15-20 minute sessions per day. Monthly Family Literacy activities are provided.

Primary Services:

  • Mentoring Programs  [Show Definition Details]

  • Subject Tutoring  [Show Definition Details]

General Information

Hours:

Monday-Friday / 8 am-5 pm

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No

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