Help an adult learn English


Cause Areas


Mon Feb 06, 2017, 06:30 PM - 09:00 PM


St. Charles Public LibraryOne South Sixth AvenueSaint Charles, IL 60174

Tutors see direct rewards from their work and take pride in helping students become more independent, comfortable members of our community.


Literacy Volunteers Fox Valley is seeking volunteers to help adults learn English. A four-session tutor training workshop will be held from 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays, February 6, 8, 13, and 15 at the St. Charles Public Library, One South Sixth Avenue in St. Charles.

Literacy Volunteers Fox Valley provides texts, study material, and training so that anyone can be a tutor. Tutors and students meet for one hour each week in public places like libraries.

Adult learners come to the program from more than 30 different countries for the opportunity to provide for their families, live in safe neighborhoods, and send their children to good schools. It is estimated that there are 42,000 adults in central Kane County who need to improve their English. Literacy Volunteers Fox Valley tutors teach about 300 adults annually.

Register for tutor training at or call/text Peg Coker at 630-584-4428.


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

Good Match For

People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Orientation or Training
  • One hour per week

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