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Florida Gulf Coast Early Literacy Learning Model (ELLM)

County: Collier
Details: The Florida Gulf Coast ELLM (Early Literacy Learning Model) program is beginning in all Head Start preschool classes across Collier County. Part of this model is a volunteer component. This component is called SEEDS (Skill-based Educational Experiences Delivery System).
Job Description: The volunteer works with five pairs of children once a week. The service is provided during the studentsí regular school day. We usually work from 9:30 to 11:30 but we will try to accommodate the schedule of the volunteer. The program provides bags of materials to be used during these sessions. There is a different bag and a different book each week. The bags include the book, a script and all supporting materials such as puppets, manipulative letters, color games, and plastic fruits and vegetables.
Times of Work: Weekdays daytime
Primary Contact: Ms. Mary Polizzotto
5871 Marble Court
Naples, FL 34110
Fax: 239.594.0695
Phone: 239.596.7429
Email: Bob_Polizzotto@Prodigy.Net
Worker's Comp for Volunteers?: N
Benefits Offered: The satisfaction from helping at-risk children get a better educational start by enhancing their literacy skills.
Additional Information: The program runs from November through April.

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