The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
Position Overview: This is an opportunity to make a significant difference in the lives of adults whose limited English 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, and speaking of English as a second language by working one-on-one with a tutor.
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
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
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