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ORGANIZATION: Placentia Library District - Placentia Library District

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New Year - New Adventures!
Help an adult learn to speak English!

We are looking for supportive individuals who are eager to assist non-native born English speakers improve their speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills.

No experience needed -- just enthusiasm and dedication!

Volunteers should be able to:

  • tutor at least once a week (1-2 hours each session)
  • commit to a minimum of 6 months or longer
  • complete a training process before the start of your tutoring
  • participate in meetings (every 6 weeks) to reinforce your tutoring skills and learn new program information
  • regularly check your email
Requirements to apply:
  • 18 or older
  • read, write, and speak English clearly
  • have basic computer skills (or willing to learn)
Once you have completed the training, you will be matched with a learner based on your time availability. Tutoring will take place at the library.

Basic learning materials are provided to both learners and tutors.

The literacy staff will provide you with assistance and support throughout the program.

Join the Placentia Library District’s Adult Literacy Program and make a difference in someone’s life!

Visit https://www.placentialibrary.org/literacy for more teaching opportunities.

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About Placentia Library District - Placentia Library District

Location:

411 E. Chapman Ave., Placentia, CA 92870, US

Mission Statement

The Vision of the Placentia Library District is to inspire exploration, open minds and bring people together. The Purpose of the Placentia Library District is to provide services and materials to our ever changing and diverse community.

Description

The Placentia Library District seeks to engage the talents, skills and commitment of volunteers to serve the communities' information and literacy needs. Our library offers 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.

The Placentia Library District is very proud of its talented and dedicated volunteers. With the guidance and support of the Library staff, volunteers extend the reach of the Library. We hope you will join us!

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Education & Literacy
International
Community, Education & Literacy, International

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Placentia Library District(714)528-1906 ext. 214411 E. Chapman Ave.Placentia, CA 92870

(33.87107,-117.86275)
 

SKILLS

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

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Weekly, 1-2 hours/per week. Minimum 6 month commitment.

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