Oakland Literacy Council is looking for compassionate volunteers to tutor low-literate adults in Oakland County for two hours a week for a total of 50 hours. Volunteers meet students on a one-on-one basis at a time convenient to both of them. Tutors may work with English language learners or U.S.-born adults.
This is a volunteer experience where you see the direct impact you're making on the life of another adult. All students learn to read the things most of us take for granted, such as a prescription label, an insurance policy and signage. Foreign-born students also learn to understand spoken English and speak the language themselves.
In light of Covid-19, all tutoring is taking place virtually. When restrictions against face-to-face meetings are lifted, tutors and students have the option of meeting in a public location like a library.
No previous teaching experience is required. Tutors receive training. Contact us today to sign up for a 30-minute information session to learn more!
43700 Woodward Ave, Suite 20, Bloomfield Hills, MI 48302, US
To deliver quality, individualized basic reading and English language instruction to adults so they may become independent learners, develop self-confidence and meet their literacy goals.
The Oakland Literacy Council is a not-for-profit organization whose main purpose is to provide free tutoring to adults who read below the 9th grade level. The services are available to individuals who reside, work or attend school in Oakland County. The services are for basic English or English as a Second Language. The Council relies on volunteer tutors to meet one-on-one with students once a week.
Education & Literacy
We'll work with your schedule.
This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.
August 24, 2020
Verbal / Written Communication
Must be at least 18
Orientation or Training
Be available to meet with a student 2 hours a week