FAQs

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What is an EveryDay Learner?
What an EveryDay Learner isn't.
What kind of time commitment do you expect?
Why should I join the movement?
Why do you need my contact information?
What is a reader?

What is a tutor?
What is a mentor?
How do I find opportunities to read, mentor or tutor?
What is an advocate?

 


What is an EveryDay Learner?

An EveryDay Learner is anyone who is committed to making education a top priority in their lives. By pledging to be an EveryDay Learner you are simply saying, “I believe in education.”
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What an EveryDay Learner isn't:

EveryDay Learners is not a volunteer program--we do not match volunteers directly with students; rather, one of the things we do is match volunteers with programs or with schools. However, EveryDay Learners is not exclusively about volunteering; you can be an EveryDay Learner in less formal ways. Read more about advocating.
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What kind of time commitment do you expect

That’s up to you! To be an EveryDay Learner, some people commit to mentoring for one hour every week. For others, the time may be more flexible. Read more about advocating.
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Why should I join the movement?

By joining the movement, you are showing your support for one of the most important causes in Utah County. You will also receive a monthly newsletter with activity ideas and inspirational stories from other advocates and volunteers!
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Why do you need my contact information?

We use your contact information to send you the newsletter. The newsletter will be sent monthly and contains ideas about how to get involved with education. We will never give or sell your email address to third parties or use it for commercial purposes.
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What is a reader?

Readers help provide children and parents with the skills to promote early literacy, which is an essential element of later success in school and in life. Readers may work with children one-on-one or with groups of children learning to read. Readers can help out just one time, or they may commit to read with children on a regular basis. Count yourself now as a reader or to find reading opportunities.
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What is a tutor?

Tutors help youth gain the skills and confidence they need to excel in school. Tutors assist with homework, reading, math or other skills. Tutors work one-on-one with youth, and the commitment is usually around 3-6 months. Share your story about being a tutor with EveryDay Learners!
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What is a mentor? A mentor is a friend and trusted ally. Mentors and mentees meet weekly for at least one year and can participate in a variety of activities, from working on homework to learning new skills to going to the park or even the grocery store together. The most important element of mentoring is quality time spent together on a consistent basis. Share your story about being a mentor with EveryDay Learners!                                                                                                                    back to the top

How do I find opportunities to read, tutor or mentor?

United Way of Utah County’s volunteer search.
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What is an advocate?

An advocate is anyone who makes education a priority apart from formal volunteering. Maybe you share important information on social media to foster awareness; maybe you promise all the kids in your neighborhood that you’ll bake them cookies for every ten books they read. Maybe it means increasing your understanding of child development so you can be a better parent. There are so many ways to take a stand for education, and all of them are part of what it means to be an EveryDay Learner. Count yourself now.
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