Adult Literacy Tutors - Greensboro

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Reading Connections, Inc

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Position Title: Adult Literacy Tutor

Purpose: Help adult, native-English speakers improve their language skills.

General Description: Did you know that over 70,000 adults in Guilford County struggle with basic literacy skills? Reading Connections exists to support these individuals in reaching their literacy goals. We can’t do it without dedicated volunteers who work with students one-on-one and in small groups to improve their reading, writing, speaking, listening, math, technology, and employability skills.

Tutors are matched with students based on their area of interest and availability. All new tutors must complete an 8-hour training before being matched with a student. We offer free monthly training sessions. Tutoring takes place at our offices in Greensboro or High Point or in other public places throughout Guilford County. Tutor Training qualifies volunteers to tutor one-on-one and/or small groups.

Responsibilities:

  • Meet with their student(s) 2-4 hours each week
  • Make a one-year commitment
  • Create lessons and deliver instruction based on a student-centered approach
  • Submit a monthly tutor report by the 5th of each month for one-to-one tutoring sessions or submit a weekly class sign-in sheet for small groups
  • Complete all entry level training sessions

Training: Prospective tutors are required to complete all training sessions before being matched with an individual student or a small group of students. The training is designed to address the specific strategies and issues relevant to adult learning and the intake process.

Time Commitment: Tutors are asked to meet with their student(s) for 2-4 hours each week for one year.

Qualifications:

  • Enthusiastic about reading, writing, and the English language
  • Patient with students

Scheduling and Tutoring Sites: The meeting day(s), time(s) and site will be selected at the mutual convenience of both the tutor and student as indicated on applications.

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About Reading Connections, Inc

Location:

122 N. Elm Street, Suite 920, Greensboro, NC 27401, US

Mission Statement

Our mission is to help adults live more independently by providing basic literacy services, to increase community awareness of adult literacy needs, and to serve as a resource for the provision of basic literacy services.

Description

One-to-One or Small Group TutoringBasic Reading and Writing AssistanceHelp Learning English as a Second LanguageGED or High School Equivalency PreparationAll Reading Connections services are free and confidential. Reading Connections serves all of Guilford County and has offices in Greensboro and High Point.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

122 N. Elm Street, Suite 920Greensboro, NC 27401

(36.07327,-79.78981)
 

SKILLS

  • Tutoring
  • People Skills
  • Literacy / Reading
  • English as a Secondary Language (ESL)

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2-4 hours/week for 1 year
  • GED or High School Diploma

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