Literacy Tutor

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Oceanside Public Library

  • 43 people are interested

Purpose: To assist adults wanting to improve their basic literacy skills so they can achieve their goals, increase their knowledge, and develop their potential.

Qualifications: No teaching experience is necessary, but completion of an orientation, followed by an all-day training is required. Compassion, patience, adaptability, and the ability to learn and use new concepts are needed.

Responsibilities: Providing one-on-one, twice per week, tutoring to an assigned learner, in reading, writing, grammar, spelling, life skills, and/or math. Committing time to lesson planning, attending occasional in-service trainings, submitting brief monthly reports, and maintaining contact with the Literacy Center regarding student progress, needs, and concerns, is required.

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About Oceanside Public Library

Location:

330 North Coast Highway, Oceanside, CA 92054, US

Mission Statement

Oceanside Public Library’s mission is to serve the informational, educational, cultural, and recreational needs of our diverse community by facilitating literacy, lifelong learning, cultural enrichment, information equity and civic involvement in a welcoming, customer-focused environment.

Description

Public libraries in California seek to engage the talents, skills and commitment of volunteers to serve the communities' information and literacy needs. Libraries offer a variety of skilled volunteer opportunities to make a meaningful contribution to library programs, operations, fundraising events and other community engagement functions. Skilled volunteers have opportunities to lead projects, work with teams of staff and volunteers, learn new skills, and have fun.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

321 Nevada StreetOceanside, CA 92054

(33.19867,-117.37877)
 

SKILLS

  • General Education
  • Tutoring
  • Literacy / Reading
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Adult Education
  • Reading / Writing

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Once matched you will meet with an adult learner twice weekly for 90 minutes.
  • There is a total of 8 hours of free training required prior to matching.

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