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Organization Information

Name: The Shadow Project
Website: http://www.shadow-project.org
Address: 2154 NE Broadway Street, Suite 130
City: Portland
State: Oregon
Zip Code: 97232
Description: The Shadow Project’s mission is to make school more accessible and engaging for children with learning challenges, so they can achieve their full potential.

By equipping classrooms with innovative tools and strategies tailored to diverse learning needs, The Shadow Project has teamed with schools to foster success for more than 11,000 students who typically read one- to three-years below grade level, and have challenges such as dyslexia, ADHD, and autism.

Contact Information

First Name: Christina
Last Name: Bazzaroni
Phone: 5038508348
Email: christina@shadow-project.org

Opportunity Information

Name: Become a Reading Mentor with The Shadow Project and empower a student with learning challenges to succeed!
Issue Area(s):
  • Child Care and Development
  • Education
  • Mentoring
Course(s):  
Start Date: 09/23/2019
End Date: 06/05/2020
Description: We are seeking volunteer mentors to work with children at Salem-Keizer Public Schools. As a Reading Mentor, you'll work one-on-one with students with learning challenges, motivating them to set and achieve weekly reading goals using assistive reading technology. You'll mentor in a public school classroom during the regular school day.

We are looking for volunteers (18+ years old) who can commit to 2 hours per week for a minimum of 3 months (Fall 2019, Winter 2020, or Spring 2020). Please express interest by completing our volunteer interest form, or contact us at serve@shadow-project.org for more information.

The following is a list of the schools that need volunteer Reading Mentors. If you are interested in volunteering in any of the following areas/schools as a Reading Mentor Volunteer, please contact us:

Salem-Keizer School District:

- Parrish Middle School

- Highland Elementary School