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Become an ESL Tutor - Teach English to Adults

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ORGANIZATION: Literacy Volunteers of Somerset County

  • 42 people are interested

Teach ESL to an Adult

Can you read, write & speak English? Do you like meeting people from different cultures? You can be an ESL Tutor. It’s easy!

  • Attend an information session - on Zoom*.
  • Attend our virtual 4-week training workshop - no experience required.
  • Meet with your student weekly: remotely, in-person, or both.
  • Teach your student everyday English skills.

You don’t have to be a teacher to become a tutor. No teaching experience required - training is provided.

To learn more:

Visit: LiteracySomerset.org
Call: (908) 725-5430
Email: info@literacysomerset.org

*To register for a Zoom Information Session, click here: https://www.literacysomerset.org/get-involved/tutor/information-sessions

Please note: Volunteers must be at least 18 years old, live in Somerset County, NJ and have a high school diploma or the equivalent.

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About Literacy Volunteers of Somerset County

Location:

120 Finderne Ave, Box #7, Bridgewater, NJ 08807, US

Mission Statement

The mission of Literacy Volunteers of Somerset County is to promote literacy in Somerset County through student-centered tutoring for adults. Our mission is founded on the belief that the ability to read and comprehend at a functional level is fundamental to the quality of life, essential for the protection of individual freedom, and necessary for ensuring the equality of all people. We are committed to accomplishing this mission by: * Training volunteer tutors in the fundamentals of basic literacy instruction which includes reading, writing, listening, and speaking. * Providing tutors with ongoing mentor support and in-service skills development programs. * Locating and recruiting functionally illiterate students. * Creating and maintaining collaborative tutor-student matches. * Helping students to establish and to reach realistic personal goals. * Promoting student self-sufficiency.

Description

Since 1981, Literacy Volunteers of Somerset County has been providing providing free, confidential one-to-one and small group literacy tutoring for adults. In addition to our cornerstone tutoring program, today we also offer free English Conversation Groups and U.S. Citizenship Preparation classes.

CAUSE AREAS

Education & Literacy
Immigrants & Refugees
Race & Ethnicity
Education & Literacy, Immigrants & Refugees, Race & Ethnicity

WHEN

Tue Apr 18, 2023 - Tue May 09, 2023
07:00 PM - 08:30 PM

WHERE

120 Finderne Ave, Box #7Bridgewater, NJ 08807

(40.56765,-74.57626)
 

SKILLS

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

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Orientation or Training
  • Tutors are asked to commit to tutoring one hour per week for one year.
  • Volunteers must complete LVSC's Tutor Training Workshop: 1) complete 16 online training modules, and 2) attend four 1.5 hour Zoom training sessions.

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