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Colton Public Library - Luque Branch Library

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Colton Public Library seeks adult volunteers for our Advance to Literacy Program. This program helps adults who want to improve their basic reading, writing and speaking skills. Basic math skills are also part of our program. All training and materials are provided by the library free of charge. Tutors meet with their students at a time that is convenient for both parties. Many students in our program are working towards GED's, better jobs, and opportunities in higher education. The one to one nature of our program provides a learning environment in which adults can reach their educational goals.

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About Colton Public Library - Luque Branch Library

Location:

294 E. O St., Colton, CA 92324, 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.

Education & Literacy

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Colton, CA 92324

(34.0667,-117.322)
 

SKILLS

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

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • Tutors meet with their students for 2-4 hours per week, for at least six months.
  • A belief that people who fell through the cracks in the educational system deserve a second chance at learning.

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