Paterson Reads

Paterson Reads: What would you like to volunteer to do?

  • Read to a school aged class on a regular basis. You choose the frequency- weekly, bi- weekly, monthly.
  • Read to a class on a special occasion like Dr. Seuss’s birthday or Halloween
  • Read to a preschool class. You choose the frequency- weekly, bi- weekly, monthly.
  • Tutor a first grader who is struggling with reading. Training begins in October for January programming.
  • Become a reader for summer programs in Paterson. Read once a week for six weeks in July and August. Training begins in June.

Call us at 973-881-8914 and ask for Doris. She’ll connect you to the right opportunity.

We cherish our volunteers!


Paterson Education Fund
451 Van Houten Street
Paterson, NJ 07501
P: 973.881.8914
F: 973.881.8059

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PEF activates students, parents, community members, and schools to adopt winning strategies for teaching and learning. PEF’s critical investments expand educators’ and families’ vision of what Paterson children can do.