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Volunteer to Become a Literacy Tutor and Change Lives

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ORGANIZATION: Plymouth-Canton Community Literacy Council

  • 164 people are interested
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Can you imagine life without literacy? How would you...

  • Get a job, or train for a better job?
  • Talk with doctors, neighbors, and businesses?
  • Discuss your child's progress at school?
  • Perform simple tasks such as phone calls, emails, shopping, banking, getting insurance?
You can make a difference by volunteering 1.5 hours per week to help adults learn to read, write, or speak English. The Community Literacy Council provides comprehensive tutor training for volunteers, usually in January, May, and September. Most of our adult students are learning English as a second language.
Our next training sessions
will take place virtually via Zoom on the following dates:
  • Thursday, May 4, 2023, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
AND
  • Saturday, May 6, 9:30 am - 12:00 pm

You can find more information about volunteering:

  • on our website at www.plymouthcantonliteracy.org
  • or call 734-589-0011

More opportunities with Plymouth-Canton Community Literacy Council

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About Plymouth-Canton Community Literacy Council

Location:

39750 Joy Rd., Plymouth, MI 48170, US

Mission Statement

Providing adults with basic reading, writing and communication skills so they may participate in their community and reach their fullest potential in life.

Description

We are a volunteer, non-profit organization that provides free tutors to adults in western Wayne County with literacy skills below 9th grade level. The majority of our students have relocated to our area from other countries and are learning English as a second language. We provide 12 hours of comprehensive training for tutors before they are matched with an adult student of their choice.

Our tutors meet with students one-on-one in a public location, at 4 conversation group locations, and in ESL adult education classes.

We have a growing demand for tutors in our community and welcome new tutors and students to contact us.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Education & Literacy
Immigrants & Refugees
Community, Education & Literacy, Immigrants & Refugees

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

39750 Joy RdPlymouthPlymouth, MI 48170

SKILLS

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

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1.5 - 2 hours per week
  • A desire to help others learn English, so they can become a part a community and reach their full potential.

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