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Monterey Park Bruggemeyer Library

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Join our dedicated team of literacy volunteers and help adults achieve their learning goals.

Literacy for All of Monterey Park (LAMP) at the Monterey Park Bruggemeyer Library provides free one-to-one tutoring for adults to improve reading and writing skills, strengthen job skills, achieve their high school diploma, and more.

Volunteer tutors work one-on-one with adult learners achieve goals that they've set for themselves. All volunteers receive materials and training, continued support from the adult literacy coordinator, attend quarterly online Tutor Meetups, and meet 1-2 times per week with their learner. A teaching credential is not required.

This program is funded by the California Library Literacy Services Grant (CLLS) and the Workforce and Innovation Opportunity Act (WIOA).

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About Monterey Park Bruggemeyer Library

Location:

318 S. Ramona Avenue, Monterey Park, CA 91754, US

Mission Statement

The mission of the Monterey Park Bruggemeyer Library is to meet the cultural, educational, and informational needs of the residents of the City of Monterey Park by providing free and open access to its resources and services. The LAMP (Literacy for All of Monterey Park) Program is one avenue of fulfilling this mission.

Description

The Monterey Park Bruggemeyer Library was one of the first libraries in California to offer literacy services as part of the California Literacy Campaign (CLC), sponsored by the California State Library. Since 1984, LAMP (Literacy for All of Monterey Park) has been committed to helping individuals of the community to improve their skills so that they can reach their goals and fulfill their dreams. Trained volunteers in one-to-one, and small group settings provide tutoring for all ages.

LAMP has already helped many to improve their skills and to reach a variety of goals:

  • to get a job
  • help their children with schoolwork
  • to become more active in community affairs
  • to pursue higher education
  • and to simply feel more confident
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Education & Literacy
Immigrants & Refugees

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

318 S. Ramona AvenueMonterey Park, CA 91754

(34.059,-118.12484)
 

SKILLS

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

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • Six months, one year preferred.
  • Orientation and online training, an active email address, and attendance to quarterly tutor meetups.

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