Become a Literacy Tutor - Change Someone's Life


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When

Wed Jan 25, 2017 - Wed Mar 08, 2017

Where

PeopleCare Center for Nonprofits120 Finderne Ave, Box #7Bridgewater, NJ 08807


About

Help an adult learn or improve their English. Become literacy tutor! Training provided.

Literacy Volunteers of Somerset County is looking for volunteers to become Basic Literacy and English as a Second Language (ESL) tutors. Volunteers must complete a 15-hour training course during 5 class sessions. Upon completion of training, tutors will be matched with students. Tutoring is usually held at the local libraries in Somerset County.

The schedule for our next Tutor Training class is as follows: Wednesday January 25, 2017 6-9 pm; Saturday February 4, 2017 9am - 12pm; Wednesday February 15, 2017 6-9pm; Saturday February 25, 2017 9am - 12pm; and Wednesday March 8, 2017 6-9pm. To learn more about becoming a tutor, information sessions will be held at local library branches in January. See the following link for dates and times: http://www.literacysomerset.org/index.php/tutor-information-sessions

Training takes place at the PeopleCare Center, 120 Finderne Ave., Bridgewater. There is a $50 charge for training materials. Please visit our website at Literacysomerset.org for details. To register for training, please visit http://literacysomerset.org/index.php/tutor-online-registration

Skills

  • Tutoring
  • Adult Education
  • Literacy / Reading
  • Reading / Writing
  • English as a Secondary Language (ESL)

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • 15 hours to become a certified tutor.
  • Tutors are asked to commit to tutoring one hour per week for at least one year.

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