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ORGANIZATION: KALAMAZOO LITERACY COUNCIL

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 27 people are interested
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Passionate about literacy? Want to help an adult gain the skills they need to reach their goals? The Kalamazoo Literacy Council has an immediate need for one-on-one reading tutors. You may choose your schedule, and whether you'd prefer to work with native English speakers or English Language Learners. No experience is needed; we provide free training, materials, and ongoing support. Tutor trainings are held in January, March, May, September, and November. For details on our volunteer opportunities and to sign up for tutor training, please visit www.kalamazooliteracy.org/volunteer/tutor.

Volunteering with the KLC is a fun and easy way to help change the lives of adults in Kalamazoo County! Contact us today.

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About KALAMAZOO LITERACY COUNCIL

Location:

420 EAST ALCOTT, KALAMAZOO, MI 49001, US

Mission Statement

Our mission is to enhance the lives of adults by improving their reading, writing, spelling, and comprehension skills Our vision is to empower adults to reach their full potential through literacy.

Description

The Kalamazoo Literacy Council (KLC) is a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit volunteer tutor organization dedicated to enhancing the lives of adults who struggle to read. The Kalamazoo Literacy Council offers free one-on-one programs designed to develop reading, writing and spelling skills. Our goal is to also educate the public about the crisis of illiteracy and bring together a community with a common goal of making Kalamazoo County 100 percent literate. The KLC is the only organization in Kalamazoo County exclusively providing free basic literacy instruction to adults.

We serve native English speakers and English Language Learners with tutoring and classes in Parent Literacy, Health Literacy, Citizenship, Writing, Computers, and more. Volunteer roles include reading tutor, classroom instructors, and classroom assistants. No experience is necessary; we provide online training, all curriculum and ongoing support. Volunteer in person or online. This is an exciting opportunity to help change the lives of adults in the community!

CAUSE AREAS

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

WHEN

Tue Feb 06, 2024 - Mon May 06, 2024

WHERE

Multiple locations Kalamazoo, MI 49001

(42.25936,-85.5715)
 

SKILLS

  • English
  • People Skills
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2 hrs per week
  • We ask volunteers to complete 12-hrs of tutor training and commit to one year of volunteer service.

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