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Berkeley Reads Adult & Family Literacy Program / Berkeley Public Library

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Volunteer tutors work one-to-one with adult literacy students, helping them improve their basic reading and writing skills, and achieve their learning goals. Volunteers gain valuable teaching experience, develop a powerful connection with another lifelong learner, and become part of a community of learning in Berkeley.

Please contact us for additional information and/or to register for upcoming training. 510.981.6299

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Please join us...

Tutor Orientation-

Thursday, October 3, 6:45 - 8pm

See if Berkeley Reads is the "right fit" for you!

Tutor Training-

Pt. 1 - Saturday, October 5, 10:00am - 4:00pm

Getting ready and practical tips

Pt. 2 - Thursday,October 10, 6:45pm - 8:00pm

Presentation by tutors and learners

Tutor orientation and training will be in the

Berkeley READS office at the West Branch Library

(Please attend all training sessions)

Please RSVP 510.981.6299

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Additional volunteer opportunities include:

Berkeley Builds Readers - Conduct monthly/weekly storytimes at local preschools.

Basic Math tutor - Familiarity with basic math. Ability to teach basic math to students in a small group setting.

Health Literacy - Provide assistance in monthly workshops.

Instructional Computer Lab tutor - Assist students in learning basic computer skills.


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About Berkeley Reads Adult & Family Literacy Program / Berkeley Public Library

Location:

1125 University Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94702, US

Mission Statement

Berkeley READS is our adult and family literacy program. We provide free literacy services for eligible adults over the age of 16.

Description

One-On-One Tutoring: Learners are matched with tutors for weekly tutoring sessions.

Drop-in Sessions: Open sessions are available for learners on our wait list and for those who want extra assistance.

Computer Lab: Leaners access tools in our computer labs at the West and Central branches.

Small-Group Tutoring: Learners support each other on focused projects.

Family Literacy: Volunteers visit local organizations, providing story visits and free books to children.

Special Programs: Learners strengthen literacy skills by visiting museums, cooking, and learning about the environment.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Berkeley Reads Adult Literacy ProgramBerkeley Public Library ~ West Branch1125 University AvenueBerkeley, CA 94702

SKILLS

  • Literacy / Reading
  • Adult Education
  • Reading / Writing
  • Tutoring

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training

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