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Volunteer

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Literacy Tutor

  • Work with adults whose levels range from non-readers to mid-level to improve their reading, writing, and critical thinking skills
  • Meet with small groups of students for at least three hours a week at a center
  • Plan lessons to connect learning to life using real-life materials such as checks, job applications and product labels
  • Provide sessions that vary in content and technique, utilizing professional support, training and resources
  • Incorporate technology into group activities and projects for students to develop computer literacy skills
  • Participate in additional learning activities and projects

ESOL Facilitator

  • Help high-beginning to intermediate level English Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) practice their speaking and listening skills
  • Meet with groups of up to ten students for at least one ninety-minute conversation session a week
  • Plan lessons to connect learning to life using everyday materials
  • Provide sessions that vary in content and technique, utilizing professional support, training and resources
  • Incorporate technology into group activities and projects for students to develop computer literacy skills
  • Participate in additional learning activities and projects

Requirements to Become a Volunteer

  • Have a high school diploma or higher
  • Adhere to the program philosophy
  • Attend all required volunteer training
  • Commit at least three months to the program
  • Speak English fluently
  • Have patience, flexibility, and desire to help

We Offer:

  • Professional training and support
  • Educational materials and books
  • The opportunity to make a difference
  • An annual conference for tutors

To download an Adult Learner Program volunteer application click here.