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ORGANIZATION: Literacy Volunteers of Massachusetts

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Hello!

Literacy Volunteers of Massachusetts trains volunteers to provide free, individualized and confidential tutoring to adults in the areas of basic literacy and ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages).

LVM tutors are collaborative and encouraging volunteers who create an affirming and engaging learning experience. We ask trained volunteers to tutor for 2 hours each week for a minimum of 9 months.

Our student-tutor pairs meet remotely or at a public library, based on their preferences.

The first step to becoming a volunteer is to attend a volunteer information session.

Volunteer Information Sessions on Zoom:

Tuesday, 8/16, 12 to 1:15 pm
Wednesday, 8/17, 6 to 7:15 pm
Thursday, 8/18, 5:30 to 6:45 pm
Wednesday, 8/24, 6 to 7:15 pm
Thursday, 8/25, 5 to 6:15 pm

You can sign up for an information session here https://forms.gle/g2gXkwSf8zgEjH8C8

UPCOMING TUTOR TRAININGS:

Basic literacy Wednesdays from 6 to 9 pm - all sessions required: 9/7, 9/14, 9/21, 9/28, 10/12 and 10/19 ESOL Evenings early fall - dates TBD

We look forward to meeting you!

Ellen

Program Coordinator
Literacy Volunteers of MA - Boston
10 Post Office Square, Suite 800 S
Boston, MA 02109
T:617.367.1313
ellen@lvm.org

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About Literacy Volunteers of Massachusetts

Location:

10 Post Office Square, Suite 800 S, Boston, MA 02109, US

Mission Statement

Literacy Volunteers of Massachusetts (LVM) believes in the power of literacy to transform lives and communities. Since 1972, LVM has trained volunteer tutors to provide free, confidential and individualized tutoring to adults in basic reading and writing, and English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL).

Description

LVM volunteers help adults acquire the literacy and English language skills that empower them to realize their goals. By improving their basic skills through tutoring, adults are better able to meet life's challenges, be self-sufficient, provide for their families, help their children with homework, read a daily newspaper, enjoy more independence and gain self-confidence.

LVM overview: tinyurl.com/overviewLVM

Volunteer position description: tinyurl.com/LVMvolunteer

CAUSE AREAS

Education & Literacy
Education & Literacy

WHEN

Tue Aug 16, 2022 - Thu Aug 25, 2022

WHERE

10 Post Office SquareSuite 800 SBoston, MA 02109

(42.35735,-71.05577)
 

SKILLS

  • Tutoring
  • English as a Secondary Language (ESL)
  • Adult Education
  • English

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training

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