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Become a Literacy Tutor - VIRTUAL OPPORTUNITY

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Literacy Volunteers of Somerset County

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Help an adult learn to read, write, and communicate in English. Become a literacy tutor!
All activities conducted virtually during the pandemic.

First, attend a Virtual Information Session to Learn More.
Upcoming Information Sessions are scheduled as follows:

  • Saturday, December 12, 2020: 10 - 11 am
  • Friday, December 18, 2020: 12 noon - 1 pm
  • Wednesday, January 6, 2021: 7 - 8 pm

To register for a Information Session Zoom link, click here http://www.literacysomerset.org/index.php/contact-us.

Next, Complete the Virtual Tutor Training Workshop:

  • Attend four (4) Zoom sessions (Saturdays, Jan. 16, Jan. 23, Jan. 30, Feb. 6; 10-11:30 am)
  • Complete 4 online training modules prior to each training session.
Upon completion of training, tutors will be matched with an adult students in need of ESL tutoring. Tutoring is usually held at the local libraries in Somerset County, but during the pandemic, tutoring will be done virtually.

To learn more:
Visit: LiteracySomerset.org
Call: (908) 725-5430
Email: info@literacysomerset.org

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About Literacy Volunteers of Somerset County

Location:

120 Finderne Ave, Box #7, Bridgewater, NJ 08807, US

Mission Statement

The mission of Literacy Volunteers of Somerset County is to promote literacy in Somerset County through student-centered tutoring for adults. Our mission is founded on the belief that the ability to read and comprehend at a functional level is fundamental to the quality of life, essential for the protection of individual freedom, and necessary for ensuring the equality of all people. We are committed to accomplishing this mission by: * Training volunteer tutors in the fundamentals of basic literacy instruction which includes reading, writing, listening, and speaking. * Providing tutors with ongoing mentor support and in-service skills development programs. * Locating and recruiting functionally illiterate students. * Creating and maintaining collaborative tutor-student matches. * Helping students to establish and to reach realistic personal goals. * Promoting student self-sufficiency.

Description

Since 1981, Literacy Volunteers of Somerset County has been providing providing free, confidential one-to-one and small group literacy tutoring for adults. In addition to our cornerstone tutoring program, today we also offer free English Conversation Groups and U.S. Citizenship Preparation classes.

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Education & Literacy
Immigrants & Refugees

WHEN

Sat Jan 16, 2021 - Sat Feb 06, 2021
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM  

WHERE

PeopleCare Center120 Finderne Ave, Box #7Bridgewater, NJ 08807

SKILLS

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

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Tutors are asked to commit to tutoring one hour per week for one year. During the pandemic, volunteers will tutor virtually using video chat (Zoom, FaceTime, WhatsApp, etc.)
  • Volunteers must complete LVSC's Tutor Training Workshop: 1) complete 16 online training modules, and 2) attend four 1.5 hour Zoom training sessions.

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