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English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Tutor

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Literacy Together (formerly Literacy Council of Buncombe County)

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Do you want to make a difference in your community during these critical times?

Our English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) program teaches oral English, reading, and writing to adults who have immigrated to the U.S. from around the world. ESOL is the largest program at Literacy Together, serving approximately 250 students annually. Our students’ most common goals in learning English are to improve their employment prospects, help their children in school, and pass the U.S. Naturalization exam.

Each student works with a trained volunteer tutor, either individually or in a small group of up to ten people. Tutoring takes place for two hours a week at times that are convenient for both the tutor and the student.

We are currently offering our training online, and our tutors are meeting with their students online as well.

Please follow this link to volunteer with us: https://litcouncil.com/volunteer-roles/become-a-volunteer/

Or you can send us an email to laura@lit-together.org

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About Literacy Together (formerly Literacy Council of Buncombe County)

Location:

31 College St., Building B. Suite 221, Asheville, NC 28801, US

Mission Statement

Our mission is to transform lives and communities through the power of literacy. Our vision is a just and equitable community in which literacy is accessible and achievable for all.

Description

Literacy Together teaches individuals basic reading, writing, math, and English language skills through individual and small group instruction by trained tutors. Students, young and old, gain self-confidence and develop self-sufficiency to transform their lives as individuals, parents/children, workers/students, and citizens.

Success comes from the trusted bond that develops between our instructors and our students. Literacy Together, a non-profit organization accredited by ProLiteracy America and serving the community since 1987, provides highly individualized tutoring to fit the needs of over 300 students in three programs - Adult Education, English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), and the Augustine Project.

Community
Education & Literacy
Immigrants & Refugees

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

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

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Orientation or Training
  • 2 hours per week for a minimum of one year
  • Tutors must attend a volunteer orientation and 7 hours of tutor training.

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