Volunteer with us this holiday season!
Community Readiness Survey
Ready for School is conducting a Community Readiness Survey in our local communities of Holland, Hamilton and Zeeland.  In order to get a good sampling of the area we hope to collect 600 responses to the survey.  We need volunteers to help us reach that many people. This is where you come in. This is a hour and a half, one-time commitment, or volunteer for more than one time if you want!  Multiple dates available to volunteer. Take a peek at the area businesses below where we will be and sign up for a time.  There will be a 1 hour training , Wed., November 29.    
Thanks so much for partnering with us to collect this important data!
  • Date:  
    Wednesday, November 29 from 6 - 7p at Ready for School downtown location (training). 
  • Additional volunteer dates, please see sign-up link below
  • Locations:
    • Downtown Holland
    • Minit Mart East 154 E. 15th Street, Holland, MI 49423
    • Family Dollar: 36 W 16th Street, Holland, MI 49423
    • Downtown Zeeland
    • Herrick District Library North: 300 S River Ave, Holland, MI 49423
    • The Trestle Stop: 3366 M-40, Hamilton, MI 49419
    • Supermercado Santa Fe: 981 Butternut Drive, Holland, MI 49424
    • More locations TBD

Volunteer Reading

Read to children as they wait for their doctor appointments. 
  • Date: Shifts available from 8:00 am - 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm Monday - Friday, reply to this email to schedule a time
  • Location: Spectrum Health Medical Group - Lakewood Pediatrics, 588 East Lakewood, Holland, MI 49424
  • Volunteers Needed: 1-2 per shift

Building Bridges Workshop

Building Bridges is a training for pre-kindergarten professionals who will be attending learning workshops instructed by outstanding kindergarten teachers. Ready for School is offering a volunteer opportunity to assist us in prepping & managing this event. More specifically, we will be looking for extra hands to help us load & transport materials from our downtown office to Christ Memorial Church, assistance with set-up, registration, and clean-up
  • Date: January 30, 2018
  • Time: Available shifts are 2-4:30p, 4:30-7p, and 7-9:30p
  • Location: Christ Memorial Church, 595 Graafschap Rd, Holland, MI 49423
  • Volunteers Needed: 1-3 per shift

We welcome corporate groups, small groups and families as well as individuals to our volunteer opportunities. E-mail Brianna at blynn@readyforschool.org if you or your group is interested in getting involved through volunteering with us!
 70 West 8th Street, Holland, MI 49423 | 616-834-0515 |  readyforschool.org
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