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Chula Vista Public Library - South Chula Vista

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Literacy is the jump-off point from which all of life's successes take flight. - Lauri Fortino

An estimated 61,000 adults in Chula Vista do not have the literacy skills to be successful in their homes, their work and their community. The Chula Vista Public Library is looking for volunteers who want to help adults in their community improve their reading and writing skills. Volunteers will be teamed with an adult learner and meet twice a week for 1-1/2 hours each time for six months at one of the three Chula Vista branch libraries.
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About Chula Vista Public Library - South Chula Vista

Location:

389 Orange Ave., Chula Vista, CA 91911, US

Mission Statement

The Public Library is dedicated to free and equal access to information, knowledge, independent lifelong learning, cultural enrichment, and the joys of reading for our diverse community.

Description

Public libraries in California seek to engage the talents, skills and commitment of volunteers to serve the communities' information and literacy needs. Libraries offer a variety of skilled volunteer opportunities to make a meaningful contribution to library programs, operations, fundraising events and other community engagement functions. Skilled volunteers have opportunities to lead projects, work with teams of staff and volunteers, learn new skills, and have fun.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

389 Orange AvenueChula Vista, CA 91911

(32.60191,-117.06855)
 

SKILLS

  • Literacy / Reading
  • Adult Education
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Reading / Writing
  • Tutoring

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 90 minutes twice/week; 6 months - 1 year
  • Patience, empathy, respect, and flexibility

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