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Help someone to Read, Write & Reach their Potential by Providing English Tutoring - All Levels

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ORGANIZATION: Literacy Connections of the Hudson Valley

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NOT EVERYONE CAN READ THIS. Approximately 11% of Dutchess County’s residents lack basic literacy skills and 15% speak a language other than English at home. These adults cannot read a job application, write an email or speak with their child's teacher. Lack of basic literacy or English language skills limits access to services, employment, citizenship and engaging in society. But we can change this with your help. When people learn to read, they become positive contributing members of the community and their children are more likely to succeed in school.

‚ÄčLiteracy Connections of the Hudson Valley, Inc. is the only organization in Dutchess County serving basic literacy adults who cannot function in a typical classroom as well as ESL students. We recruit, train and support volunteers to tutor adults, one-to-one or in small groups. Literacy tutors provide individualized, student-centered learning. They help students achieve personal goals, become citizens, learn English, get a job or simply read for pleasure.

VOLUNTEER TUTORS ARE NEEDED to tutor our growing community of adults one-to-one or in small groups. Online training is provided free of charge and can fit most schedules. No prior teaching experience is required, just a love of reading.

Join our Volunteer Tutor Team today and help adults in our community learn to read, write and reach their potential.

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About Literacy Connections of the Hudson Valley

Location:

504 Haight Avenue, POUGHKEEPSIE, NY 12603, US

Mission Statement

Literacy Connections is dedicated to developing and offering programs and services to support a literate society. We recruit and train volunteers to provide no-cost student-centered tutoring primarily for adults, and we offer programs and services for children and families that promote independence and enrichment through literacy.

Description

Literacy Connections envisions a society in which all people can read, write, and reach their potential.

CAUSE AREAS

Education & Literacy
Employment
Immigrants & Refugees
Education & Literacy, Employment, Immigrants & Refugees

WHEN

Thu Mar 30, 2023
12:00 PM - 02:00 PM

WHERE

Multiple locations Poughkeepsie, NY 12603

(41.6744,-73.8777)
 

SKILLS

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

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 21
  • 1.5 Hours/wk for period of 3-12 months
  • Empathy, Flexibility, Ability to Read & Write, Desire to Change Lives!

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