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ORGANIZATION: Project Adult Literacy at NBPL

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Tutors help learners succeed

If you can read and write, you can change a life. Help adults in the community learn to read, write and communicate better in English.... Help somebody achieve their personal goal like; filling out a job application, becoming a citizen or reading a book to their child.... Change a life. Be a Tutor!

Becoming a tutor is easy. After a brief online orientation you will be eligible to take 2- 3 hour tutor training sessions. After satisfactorily completing training you will be ready to work with your adult learner; once a week for at least one hour for one year.

Although in-person tutoring has resumed, those volunteer/learner pairs that wish to meet virtually may continue to do so. Anyone who is unvaccinated is required to be masked while inside the library.

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About Project Adult Literacy at NBPL

Location:

1000 Avocado Ave., Newport Beach, CA 92660, 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. Among the many services we offer, NBPL, through Project Adult Literacy (PAL) provides tutoring to help improve the literacy skill of adults in the area to empower them to achieve success in their lives - at home, at work and in the 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.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Education & Literacy
Immigrants & Refugees
Community, Education & Literacy, Immigrants & Refugees

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1000 Avocado Ave.Newport Beach, CA 92660

SKILLS

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

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 24
  • Orientation or Training
  • After initial training... approximately 1.5 hours/week for one year.
  • Good reading & Writing skills and comfort with technology. Volunteers must be over 24 years old and able to commit for a minimum of 1 hour/week for at least 1 year.

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