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Serve as Board of Trustees with LVA, Essex & Passaic Counties, NJ!

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ORGANIZATION: Literacy Volunteers of America, Essex & Passaic Counties

  • 11 people are interested
Give the Gift of Literacy

Give the Gift of Literacy to adults seeking to learn how to read and write English.

LVA is currently accepting applications from adult volunteers from the community to serve on our Board of Trustees. Board members are responsible for setting the Goals and Policies of the organization, developing the Annual Plan, approving and monitoring the Annual Budget, hiring and evaluating the Executive Director, and for overseeing the management of the organization. This adult literacy organization has been serving the Essex County and now also the Passaic County communities since the 1980’s. It trains volunteer adults to tutor other adults in Basic Literacy and English as a Second Language.

Our students realize remarkable personal achievements, like Andrea, named Literacy New Jersey's 2015 "Student of the Year;" Barry, an Army reservist who served in Iraq and Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and won the first-place prize for fiction writing in the 2016 New Jersey Association for Lifelong Learning Adult Learner Writing Contest; and Barry, Fernanda and Beralia, our other writing contest winners. Our efforts have been recognized by organizations like Literacy New Jersey, which named LVA, Essex & Passaic Counties the "Outstanding Affiliate" of 2015.

If you would be interested in working with and helping this dynamic, established organization to continue to grow and serve our multicultural community, please email your resume requesting review by the Board Development Committee at info@lvaep.org. Also at this time, complete the online LVAEP Prospective Board Member Application at https://tinyurl.com/2x9jm9y3

The Board meets monthly, September through June, on the third Tuesday evening of the month. Two of the monthly meetings are held online and the third quarter ending meeting is held at the Bloomfield Public Library in Bloomfield New Jersey. Prior board experience would be beneficial but not required. Most important is your desire to help us share the gift of literacy with all adults seeking to acquire or improve their English language skills to attain their own personal, educational, and career goals.

Instructions:

Please apply by emailing your resume to info@lvaep.org and completing our online LVAEP Prospective Board Member Application at https://tinyurl.com/2x9jm9y3

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About Literacy Volunteers of America, Essex & Passaic Counties

Location:

Bloomfield Public Library, 90 Broad St., Bloomfield, NJ 07003, US

Mission Statement

The Literacy Volunteers of America, Essex & Passaic, is a non-profit, volunteer-based educational organization that promotes and fosters increased adult literacy in the New Jersey counties of Essex and Passaic.

Description

The Literacy Volunteers of America, Essex & Passaic, is a non-profit, volunteer-based educational organization that promotes and fosters increased adult literacy in the New Jersey counties of Essex and Passaic.

CAUSE AREAS

Advocacy & Human Rights
Education & Literacy
Employment
Advocacy & Human Rights, Education & Literacy, Employment

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

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

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Please apply by emailing your resume to info@lvaep.org and completing our online LVAEP Prospective Board Member Application at https://tinyurl.com/2x9jm9y3

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