Read for LIFE Tutor Training


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Cause Areas

When

Fri May 05, 2017, 10:00 AM - 03:30 PM

Where

206 BroadwayFindlay, OH 45840


About

Read for L.I.F.E. needs you!
We Help Adult Learners - Become a Read for L.I.F.E tutor.

Read for L.I.F.E. will be offering a tutor training class on Friday, May 5, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in Lindamood Room at Findlay-Hancock County Public Library. There will be an optional jail training at 9:30 a.m. Potential adult volunteers must be at least 18 years of age and are asked to commit to one year or more of volunteering. Volunteers must be literate, however, no professional training or education is required. Read for L.I.F.E. is looking for volunteers to teach reading, writing, English, life skills and subject areas of the GED including math, social studies, and science.Registration is required by calling or e-mailing readforlife@findlaylibrary.org.

Read for L.I.F.E. is designed to improve literacy in Hancock County through volunteers trained to act as tutors on a one-on-one basis with adult non-readers. Read for L.I.F.E. estimates that approximately 8-10% of Hancock County adults cannot read well enough to function in today’s society. RFL is an adult literacy program which provides free reading and math instruction to adults with low literacy skills, English as a Second Language or who are working toward the GED. Anyone 18 years or older and living or working in Hancock County can receive free help by calling 419-422-1712 ext.232. Read for L.I.F.E. is a program of the Findlay-Hancock County Public Library.

Skills

  • Tutoring
  • Adult Education
  • General Education
  • Literacy / Reading
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • English as a Secondary Language (ESL)

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • One hour a week
  • 18+, Must RSVP to training

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