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Chris Otis, SMART Reading Executive Director

Here’s what to expect once you click the button below:

  • You’ll be directed to the online volunteer application and nationwide background check authorization, which will take about 10 minutes.
  • Once your application and background check have been processed, you’ll hear from SMART Reading within a few business days.
  • You’ll receive an invitation to participate in an in-depth volunteer orientation and depending on the type of program you’re participating in, you’ll be invited to attend a virtual or in-person training prior to your first reading session.
  • You’ll be reading in no time!

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