United Way of the Brazos Valley Update: Recruiting Virtual Volunteer Readers

United Way of the Brazos Valley president Alison Prince visits with WTAW’s Bill Oliver about recruiting virtual volunteer readers of children’s books that will be shown to pre-kindergarten through third grade students.

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Click HERE for more information to volunteer to make story time videos reading children’s books.

Click below for comments from Alison Prince, visiting with WTAW’s Bill Oliver.

Listen to “United Way of the Brazos Valley update February 15, 2021: Recruiting virtual volunteer readers of children's books” on Spreaker.

Additional information from United Way of the Brazos Valley:

Reading Day 2021 will be a fun way to still “bring volunteers into classrooms” without posing any health risk to students, volunteers or teachers.

In celebration of Dr. Seuss’ birthday in March, United Way will open a library of virtual story times read aloud by local community members for Pre-K to Third Grade teachers to utilize in their classrooms.

Follow these four easy steps to be one of our virtual volunteer readers:

Step 1 – Sign up to share your voice on one of your favorite children’s books.

Step 2 – Check out a short video with tips on recording your book.

Step 3 – Using your cell phone, a Zoom call or other recording software, record yourself reading a children’s book aloud. If using a cell phone, please record in landscape mode.

Step 4 – Once your video is done, upload it to our Google Drive folder no later than February 25.