Oceanside Public Library
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.
About Oceanside Public Library
330 North Coast Highway, Oceanside, CA 92054, US
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.
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.