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Napa County Library - Napa Main Library

  • 38 people are interested
Tutor and Learner

For just a few hours a week you can change a life

Being able to read and write is essential in our society. Be the one to make a life changing difference for an adult learner. Napa County Library’s Literacy Center offers tutoring in reading and writing for adult learners. Prior experience in not necessary. Tutor training is provided and covers techniques for teaching adults to read and write, as well as specific strategies for helping learners reach their personal goals. "Tutoring changed a life... mine," says Georgia, a volunteer in the library literacy program for many years. "I meet people I would have never met otherwise. I love to be part of those light bulb moments!" Be part of the light to end illiteracy become a volunteer tutor.

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About Napa County Library - Napa Main Library

Location:

580 Coombs St., Napa, CA 94559, US

Mission Statement

Mission The primary goals of the Napa City-County Library's volunteer program are to: * Allow residents the opportunity to be more involved with the Library. * Provide the community with first-hand knowledge about Napa City-County Library. * Develop partnerships between the Library and both groups and individuals within the community. * Maximize community volunteerism.

Description

The volunteer program at the Napa City-County Library is designed to support the mission of the Library. The volunteer program functions within the context of County of Napa regulations, Library policies and procedures, and the official responsibilities of the Library Administration to operate the Library with the highest degree of professionalism. Library volunteers are members of the community who desire to be of service to the community through participation in the life of the Library. Their generosity of time and effort is commendable and appreciated.

Education & Literacy

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Tutoring
  • Adult Education
  • General Education
  • Mentoring
  • Literacy / Reading
  • Teaching / Instruction

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 6 months- Tutors teach 2x week for 1.5 hours. The schedule is flexible, we work with your schedule.
  • Live in California.

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