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ESL Tutors Needed for Adult Learners

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ORGANIZATION: Oakland Literacy Council

  • 40 people are interested
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Become a virtual tutor

If you can spare two hours a week, you can make a positive difference in the life of another adult through tutoring! Oakland Literacy Council in suburban Detroit is looking for compassionate volunteers who are at least 18 years old to tutor adult immigrants who are learning the English language.

Our tutors:

  • meet their student for two hours a week for a year (with time off for vacations and holidays)
  • set their own schedule
  • meet their student at a public location like a library
  • can use our curriculum.
Our tutors provide help with speaking, reading, and listening skills. A typical lesson might help a learner prepare to visit a doctor, shop for groceries, interview for a job, or speak to a child's teacher at conferences. This is a rewarding volunteer opportunity where you see the impact of your work directly in your student’s life! No previous tutoring experience is required. Six hours of training and curriculum are provided.

This is a perfect opportunity for retirees, empty-nesters, college students and those taking a gap year. Learn more about Oakland Literacy Council during a 30-minute information session or go to www.oaklandliteracy.com/become-a-tutor. To earn more about this opportunity, click on the "I Want to Help" link on this post.

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About Oakland Literacy Council

Location:

43700 Woodward Ave, Suite 20, Bloomfield Hills, MI 48302, US

Mission Statement

To deliver quality, individualized basic reading and English language instruction to adults so they may become independent learners, develop self-confidence and meet their literacy goals.

Description

The Oakland Literacy Council is a not-for-profit organization whose main purpose is to provide free tutoring to adults who read below the 9th grade level. The services are available to individuals who reside, work or attend school in Oakland County. The services are for basic English or English as a Second Language. The Council relies on volunteer tutors to meet one-on-one with students for two hours a week.

CAUSE AREAS

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

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Pontiac, MI 48342

(42.64238,-83.27736)
 

SKILLS

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

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Two hours a week for a year (with time off for vacations and holidays)

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