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Helping New Mainers read and speak English

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ORGANIZATION: Literacy Volunteers of Greater Augusta (also known as Literacy Volunteers of Kennebec)

  • 18 people are interested
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Immigrant and refugee families coming to Maine are in need of literacy help to support them in becoming active, employed and involved members of our community. English as a Second Language (ESoL) tutors are needed to meet this need. Tutors meet one-on-one with learners to help them reach their specific goals. Tablets can be provided so tutors and learners can meet virtually. You can help. Tutor Training June 14, 21, and 28, 2022 - 5:30-7:30pm each evening via zoom.

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About Literacy Volunteers of Greater Augusta (also known as Literacy Volunteers of Kennebec)

Location:

12 Spruce Street, Suite 4, Augusta, ME 04330, US

Mission Statement

We believe everyone should have an opportunity to learn to read. Literacy Volunteers of Greater Augusta, a non-profit organization, exists to improve the reading, writing and related literacy skills of area adults who read below the sixth grade level. We offer one-to-one, learner-centered instruction that is free, private and confidential.

Description

Literacy Volunteers of Greater Augusta provides free, confidential, one-to-one tutoring services for area adults who struggle with literacy issues and for adults for whom English is not their first language. We provide training in effective strategies and techniques for working with adult learners. We are an affiliate of ProLiteracy and receive partial funding through the Kennebec Valley United Way.

CAUSE AREAS

Advocacy & Human Rights
Education & Literacy
Employment
Advocacy & Human Rights, Education & Literacy, Employment

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

12 Spruce Street, Suite 4Augusta, ME 04330

(44.31388,-69.76779)
 

SKILLS

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

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • One hour per week for one year.
  • Patience and understanding. No prior teaching experience is required.

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