Change Lives: Be an Adult Literacy Tutor

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Placer County Library - Rocklin Library

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Tutor and learner

Position Overview: This is an opportunity to make a significant difference in the lives of adults whose limited literacy is a challenge in their everyday life. See how rewarding the experience can be. The goal of the tutoring program is to create an opportunity for individuals to improve their reading, writing, basic math, computer skills, or learn English as a second language by working one-on-one with a tutor.

Responsibilities:

  • Tutor one learner 1-2 times each week for 1.5 hour sessions in the Rocklin Library

  • Submit monthly time logs

  • Coordinate with literacy staff

Qualifications:

  • Must be able to read, write, and speak English proficiently and clearly

  • Possess patience, flexibility, and excellent oral communication skills

  • Fingerprint clearance is required

  • Age 18 or older

Training Provided:

  • Tutor Training- 3 hours

  • All materials provided free of charge

  • Individual assistance from literacy staff is available

Benefits to Volunteer:

  • Satisfaction that you are changing lives

  • Knowledge that you are enhancing the Library’s position in the community

  • Learn to tutor, promote learning, and gain experience

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About Placer County Library - Rocklin Library

Location:

4890 Granite Drive, Rocklin, CA 95677, US

Mission Statement

The Public Library is dedicated to free and equal access to information, knowledge, independent lifelong learning, cultural enrichment, and the joys of reading for our diverse community.

Description

Public libraries in California seek to engage the talents, skills and commitment of volunteers to serve the communities' information and literacy needs. Libraries offer a variety of skilled volunteer opportunities to make a meaningful contribution to library programs, operations, fundraising events and other community engagement functions. Skilled volunteers have opportunities to lead projects, work with teams of staff and volunteers, learn new skills, and have fun.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Rocklin Library4890 Granite Dr.Rocklin, CA 95677

SKILLS

  • Literacy / Reading
  • Adult Education
  • General Education
  • Mathematics
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • English as a Secondary Language (ESL)

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2 hours a week for a minimum of 6 months

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