Adult Literacy Volunteer Tutor Training


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Tue Apr 10, 2018 05:30 PM - Tue Apr 24, 2018 08:30 PM


Fox River Valley Public Library555 Barrington AveEast Dundee, IL 60118
A tutor and learner work on an English lesson at their weekly tutoring session.


If you can speak and read English, you can help!

Local adults need help learning English and improving their reading skills.

The Literacy Connection is offering a Volunteer Tutor Training on April 10, 12, 17 and 24, 2018 at the Fox River Valley Public Library in East Dundee, IL from 5:30-8:30pm. The first hour of training will be a no-obligation introduction to the volunteer tutoring program. The remaining time is the training. In the first hour, you can learn about the program for free. If you like what you learn, you are welcome to complete the training. There is a $35 charge for the training, background check, and tutoring strategies book.

More than sixty adults with limited English or low literacy skills are waiting for a tutor right now . Adults need to improve their English and literacy skills to get or maintain employment, read to their children, become naturalized citizens, and participate in the community.

Registration is recommended. Please call The Literacy Connection at 847-742-6565, email , or visit to learn more about the organization or to register for the training workshop.


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

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 12 Hours of Training &1 hr/wk for 1 yr

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