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1:1 ESL Tutor

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Literacy Council of Montgomery County

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Who we are: Founded in 1963, the Literacy Council of Montgomery County, Maryland is a private, non-profit organization dedicated to helping adults in Montgomery County learn to read, write and/or speak English.

Over 700 adults seek out a tutor to provide them with individualized instruction and mentoring through gaining up to a 5th grade level of reading and writing and/or English language proficiency.

What We Do: We train volunteers to tutor one-on-one or with small groups of adult learners who live or work in Montgomery County. ESL students are learning to master English language proficiency, which may include any combination of speaking, listening comprehension, reading, and/or writing.

Tutoring is an effective way to serve learners who ...

  • have limited schedule flexibility

  • may have difficulty keeping up in a group classroom setting

  • have not attended school before

  • who need privacy or confidentiality

  • who simply need to learn at their own pace

Volunteer Role:
Tutors work with students whose primary language is not English; helping them with reading, writing, listening comprehension, and speaking. Being a tutor is a year long commitment and we ask you to meet with your student around 2 hours a week.

Please register for our information sessions to learn more. Go to the link or email maya@lcmcmd.org to register. Thank you so much for considering to serve with LCMC!

Information Session Schedule:

Thursday, January 28th, 5-6pm Friday, January 29th, 1-2pm Saturday, January 30th, 6-7pm Tuesday, February 2nd, 4-5pm Saturday, February 6th, 11am-12pm

Link to Register: https://forms.gle/xxgDzXEEmXvJ8gH4A

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About Literacy Council of Montgomery County

Location:

Montgomery County, 21 Maryland Avenue, Suite 320, Rockville, MD 20850, US

Mission Statement

Our mission is to advance social and economic equity for under-served adults through academic instruction and workforce development.

Description

The Literacy Council of Montgomery County (LCMC) sustains and grows the social and economic equity of adults in our region through education and workforce training. We teach adults to read, write, and speak English in a vibrant multicultural community where English proficiency is a tool for success.

Through our programs, we are equipping our adult learners with skills for life! We are passionate about helping our students reach their goals; whether that be improving employment opportunities, increasing their education levels, acquiring consumer skills, or increasing their involvement in their children’s education.

At LCMC we are fighting generational poverty and under-education in Montgomery County, and together we can do even more!

Come learn more at our info sessions! They will be held on Zoom:

Thursday, January 28th, 5-6pm Friday, January 29th, 1-2pm Saturday, January 30th, 6-7pm Tuesday, February 2nd, 4-5pm Saturday, February 6th, 11am-12pm
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https://forms.gle/xxgDzXEEmXvJ8gH4A
Advocacy & Human Rights
Education & Literacy
Immigrants & Refugees

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

SKILLS

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

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Minimum of 2 hours per week for 1 year

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