Volunteer – Reading Buddies

Before beginning the Reading Buddy Program at the Julia de Burgos School, there are a few simple things to take care of.

Follow the instructions below and submit these items before your introductory meeting. Thank you for your interest – we look forward to meeting you!

    1. Click on the red button to fill out our Reading Buddy Application:
      Reading Buddies Application
    2. Click on the orange button to submit your PDF application to Amy Mares, amy.historicfairhill[at]gmail.com.
      Email Amy Mares
    3. Click on the green button to complete a free state background: 
      Go to the website and click on the yellow button that says “New Record Check” (Volunteers Only)
      Background Check
    4. Click on the blue button to send a PDF of the certificate generated by the state of Pennsylvania regarding your background check to Amy Mares, amy.historicfairhill[at]gmail.com.  
      If you cannot email the certificate, please bring a hard copy to your first visit. 
      Email Amy Mares
    5. Click on the purple button to visit the Child Welfare Portal. Create an individual account and use Historic Fair Hill’s payment code [J4ML9CMRVIR8].  This insures that we receive your certification and that your fee is waived.
      Visit Child Welfare Portal
      **ALL CLEARANCES ARE FREE FOR VOLUNTEERS**
      If you have any issues, please contact our office: info[at]historicfairhill.com, or 215-844-1683 extension 107

 

And you’re done!  Thanks for completing the Reading Buddies Application.  We will be in contact shortly.