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Detroit Police Athletic League (Detroit PAL)

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Year Founded:
Local Leader / Exec. Director:
Fred Hunter
Main Address:
1680 Michigan Ave
Detroit, MI 48216
Volunteer Opportunity:

Brillant Detroit + Detroit PAL Reading Literacy

Virtual Literacy Tutoring with BookNook - Brilliant Detroit and our partner BookNook have launched Remote Literacy Tutoring to serve students Kindergarten-4th grade. The remote tutoring uses video conferencing and the BookNook digital literacy platform to provide time for students to connect with mentors and improve their literacy skills each week. Mentors lead students through pre-planned lessons that BookNook recommends based on students’ skill level and areas of need.

We are looking for new mentors who can commit to meeting with a student for 45 minutes twice a week. We have set time slots for student/guide pairs to meet on the days listed below.

12pm Mondays and Wednesdays
4pm Mondays and Wednesdays
5pm Mondays and Wednesdays
12pm Tuesdays and Thursdays
4pm Tuesdays and Thursdays
5pm Tuesdays and Thursdays
Requirements: Mandatory Background Check, Attend a One-time Virtual Training, Personal computer, Stable WIFI connection, Quiet & Secluded Background Environment

Responsibilities: Create fun and stimulating learning environment.

Time Commitment: Twice a week, for at least 45 minutes

Attire: Casual (except for the wear of inappropriate graphic images or sayings on apparel)


Open to

Suitable for Kids: 

Ages 13-17

Skills Needed

Tutoring & Education


Next occurrence is
Thu, 10/06/2022  
(4pm - 4:45pm)
Repeats every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday until Sat Jan 21 2023.
Thursday, October 6th, 2022
Duration of 45 minutes

Location Details

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