English-as-a-Second-Language tutors needed

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RIO ARRIBA ADULT LITERACY PROGRAM

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Tutor training is interactive & fun!

Looking for a rewarding volunteer opportunity? Become an English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) tutor! Help an adult improve their English speaking, listening, reading and writing skills. YOU DO NOT NEED TO SPEAK A FOREIGN LANGUAGE TO BE AN ESL TUTOR! Training, study materials, and on-going support provided. Tutors make a volunteer commitment of two hours per week for a minimum of 6 months. Tutors can meet with their student at any public place (library, coffee shop, senior center, etc.) at a time convenient to them.

Incoming tutors must attend a free, full-day tutor training session provided by the New Mexico Coalition for Literacy. After training, tutors are matched with an adult student. The student-tutor team maps out specific short- and long-term goals set by the student; student goals might include attaining a High School Equivalency certification; becoming a citizen; filling out medical paperwork, communicating with doctors, or other health-related goals; communicating with children's teachers, etc. The Rio Arriba Adult Literacy Program (RAALP) provides, books and learning materials, and on-going support for tutors and tutor-student pairs.

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Community Education & Literacy Immigrants & Refugees

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Espanola Public Library at the Lucero Center313 N. Paseo de OnateEspanola, NM 87532

(35.994606,-106.08239)
 

SKILLS

  • Adult Education
  • People Skills
  • Mentoring
  • Literacy / Reading
  • English as a Secondary Language (ESL)

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Minimum 2 hours per week; 6-month commitment
  • One-day tutor training required (free)

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