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Adult Learning Tutor

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ORGANIZATION: Mesa County Libraries

  • 9 people are interested

Position Purpose: To provide literacy tutoring and support of adult learners in small group or one-on-one sessions. Help learners develop reading, writing and speaking skills to meet goals. Tutors may also support GED (math, science, language arts, social studies) or citizenship testing preparation.

Supervisor: Adult Learning Coordinator

Responsibilities, Duties, Functions, Tasks (what must be completed to achieve the goals):

  • Conduct learning sessions that engage the students and improve skills to reach goals.
  • Utilize the methods and teaching techniques demonstrated in the training.
  • Seek assistance from the Adult Learning Center staff and/or other tutors when needed.
  • Submit reports on hours of service by the 5 th of each month
  • Notify Adult Learning Staff immediately if you stop meeting with your learners or they stop attending sessions.

Qualifications (minimum experience, skills, education, knowledge):

  • Excellent command of English language, both written and oral.
  • Competent in reading, writing, and/or math.
  • Ability to relate to a diverse group of people.
  • Excellent communication skills including listening.
  • Ability to be sensitive, patient, understanding and respectful of learner’s situation, needs and goals.
  • Good organizational skills.
  • High school graduate or equivalent.

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About Mesa County Libraries

Location:

443 North 6th Street, Grand Junction, CO 81501, US

Mission Statement

Mesa County Libraries enrich lives and build community through opportunities to learn, discover, create, and connect.

Description

https://mesacountylibraries.org/aboutus/overview/#plan

CAUSE AREAS

Education & Literacy
International
Education & Literacy, International

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

443 North 6th StreetGrand Junction, CO 81501

(39.07111,-108.56316)
 

SKILLS

  • General Education
  • Tutoring
  • Literacy / Reading
  • Math / Science Instruction
  • English as a Secondary Language (ESL)
  • Adult Education

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • • Minimum of 1 ½ - 2 hours weekly • 6-month commitment is preferred
  • - Must be at least 18-years-old -Interview with Volunteer Coordinator, background check, review of handbook, signed waivers -Attend a 3-hour training session on adult learning, roles and responsibilities of tutors, and tutoring techniques.

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