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Volunteer2018-09-11T19:27:06+00:00

VOLUNTEERS ARE THE HEART, SOUL, AND HANDS OF TRAVELING STORIES

When you volunteer to read with children at Traveling Stories, you’re making a difference in a child’s life, which is why we truly consider our volunteers heroes. Join Traveling Stories: come volunteer to read with a low-income child at a StoryTent near you and become a hero.

Children who are “well-read-to” (at least five times a week), when asked to tell a story, used more literary language than unread to children, and they used more sophisticated syntactic forms, longer phrases, and relative clauses. They were also better able to understand the oral and written language of others – an important foundation for the comprehension skills that will develop in the coming years.

— Wolf, M. (2007). Proust and the Squid: The Story and Science of the Reading Brain.
New York: Harper Perennial.

Could YOU Be Our Next Ambassador?

  • Are you passionate about literacy and development?

  • Do you want to lead a more purposeful life, and desire to bring people together to work towards a common cause?

  • Are you seeking a commitment to making a difference in your community? 

If you answered YES to any of these questions, consider becoming a Traveling Stories Ambassador!