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Literacy Volunteers of Greater Worcester

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 11 people are interested
Literacy Volunteers of Greater Worcester

  • Volunteer 2 hours each week
  • 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.

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About Literacy Volunteers of Greater Worcester

Location:

Worcester Public Library, Salem Square-Suite 322, Worcester, MA 01608, US

Mission Statement

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.

Description

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
Community
Education & Literacy
Immigrants & Refugees

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

LVGW3 Salem Square, Room 332Worcester, MA 01608

(42.2604,-71.8003)
 

SKILLS

  • Literacy / Reading
  • Financial Literacy
  • English as a Secondary Language (ESL)
  • Adult Education
  • Reading / Writing
  • Cross-cultural Communication

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2 hr/wk after completion of training
  • minimum commitment to a student for 9 months

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