Help an adult learner reach goals through English language proficiency
Make a difference in an adult’s life
Literacy Volunteers of Greater Worcester is seeking volunteer tutors. Volunteer tutors work one-on-one to help an adults gain language proficiency. Prior to being matched with a student, volunteer tutors complete an 18-hour tutor training. Please contact us for tutor training dates and more information.
At this time, the training sessions and all tutoring activities are taking place remotely.
No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.
About Literacy Volunteers of Greater Worcester
Worcester Public Library, Salem Square-Suite 322, Worcester, MA 01608, US
Our mission is to provide the adults of Greater Worcester the English language skills they need to thrive in our community . We provide assistance in English language and basic literacy skills through individual tutoring and group instruction. More than 100 volunteers support our work.
We provide free and comprehensive training to our volunteers so they are fully equiped to be tutors. The training addresses lesson planning, available resources, as well as learner characteristics, motivations, and abilities.
Tutoring helps our adult learners to:
develop greater self-esteem
exercise rights and responsibilities for themselves and their families
access job information and pursue career advancement
become a participating member of the community
become a lifelong learner
Our volunteers must:
be at least 18 years of age and have a minimum of a high school diploma or GED
demonstrate oral and written fluency in the English language
be an upstanding citizen with a desire to help adult learners