Change a Life: Tutor an Adult Who Struggles with Reading and Writing

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Contra Costa County Library - Hercules Library

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Project Second Chance Tutoring

Volunteer tutors work one-on-one with adults who struggle with basic reading and writing. Project Second Chance (PSC), Contra Costa County Library's adult literacy program, supplies learning materials, training, and ongoing support to tutors. After training, tutors are assigned a student. Tutors meet with their student twice a week for 90 min. each time, at a time and public place convenient to both people (typically the local library). Tutors volunteer approximately 4 to 6 hours per week (3 hours tutoring plus variable prep/travel). Mission Statement: Project Second Chance (PSC) provides free, confidential instruction in reading, writing and spelling to English-speaking adults with literacy skills below a 6th grade level. PSC recruits, trains and supports volunteer tutors, who work one-on-one with learners to help them achieve their individual literacy-related goals and empower them in their work and personal lives.

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WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Initial Training at Pleasant Hill Library OfficesOngoing tutoring @ any Contra Costa County library109 Civic Dr.Hercules, CA 94547

(38.00674,-122.25972)
 

SKILLS

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

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • 90 min lessons, 2x/wk, plus travel and prep
  • No teaching experience is expected. We ask for at least one year commitment.

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