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Reading Connections, Inc

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Purpose of Position: To work in collaboration with a student’s literacy tutor to provide resources, guidance, and one-on-one support to adult literacy students looking for employment. We serve both native-speakers and English language learners.

Time Commitment: 1-2 hours/week

Qualifications:

  • Experience working with adults on resume writing, interview skills, job searches, and/or other career tasks
  • Interest in working with adult learners at various levels of literacy
  • Interest in working with culturally diverse adult learners
  • Excellent reading and writing skills-including grammar and spelling
  • Patience and flexibility
  • Reliable
  • Tutoring or mentoring experience preferred, tutor training provided

Duties: Work with adult literacy students who are unemployed or underemployed and seeking employment. The volunteer career coach will be responsible for supporting students in career exploration activities, job searches, completing applications, preparing for interviews, creating resumes and cover letters, and other career-related activities. All activities completed will need to be tracked and reported to the student’s coordinator and tutor.

Provides all or some of the following types of support:
- Email set up, resume and cover letter support
- Career planning, interviewing, skills assessments and job searching support
- Motivation, guidance, career advice, and career-specific literacy tutoring

Location: Remote via Zoom

Skills: Experience in human resources, tutoring/mentoring, career counseling, or career placement preferred. Digital skills necessary.

In addition to general career support, volunteer career coaches are also needed with experience in these specific areas:
  • Restaurant
  • Accounting
  • Daycare
  • Nursing

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About Reading Connections, Inc

Location:

122 N. Elm Street, Suite 920, Greensboro, NC 27401, US

Mission Statement

Our mission is to help adults live more independently by providing basic literacy services, to increase community awareness of adult literacy needs, and to serve as a resource for the provision of basic literacy services.

Description

  • One-to-One or Small Group Tutoring
  • Basic Reading and Writing Assistance
  • Help Learning English as a Second Language
  • GED or High School Equivalency Preparation
All Reading Connections services are free and confidential. Reading Connections serves all of Guilford County and has offices in Greensboro and High Point.

Community
Education & Literacy

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

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

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1-2 hours per week per student
  • Digital skills necessary

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