Give the gift of a second chance become an adult literacy tutor


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Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

580 Coombs StreetNapa, CA 94559


About

"Some people want a million dollars; I just want to learn to read."

Being able to read and write open doors of opportunity, be the one to open the door for an adult learner. Napa County Library’s Literacy Center offers tutoring in reading and writing to 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.

Skills

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

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • 6 months
  • Tutors teach 2x week for 1.5 hours, within the 6 months it's understood that┬ápeople will take vac

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