• 28 people are interested
 

Become a Volunteer Tutor for an adult student

Save to Favorites

ORGANIZATION: LITERACY UNLIMITED OF FRAMINGHAM FOUNDATION INC

  • 28 people are interested
Image_202303141411

LVM Literacy Unlimited at Framingham Library is always looking for volunteers to become literacy tutors. We have two types of tutoring programs for students: ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) and ABE (Adult Basic Education). Tutors may work with one student, or they may teach a small group.

The next ESOL tutor training will be in-person on Saturdays (March 2, 9, 16 and 23) from 9:15 am-1:00 pm in the Framingham Public Library -Technology Learning Center (upper level)

Before you register, we encourage you to attend the in-person tutor information session on Saturday, February 10, 2024 from 9:00-9:45 am in the Framingham Public Library-Technology Learning Center (upper level)

Volunteer tutor responsibilities:

  • Complete LVM's ABE or ESOL tutor training.
  • Prepare individualized student-centered lesson plans for assigned student.
  • Tutor student for 2 hours per week for a minimum of 9-12 months.
  • Support student evaluation activities.


Volunteer tutor qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Successful completion of tutor training
  • Demonstrated excellent interpersonal skills, sense of humor, patience and ability to work with diverse groups.
  • Compassion for the struggles of adult learners, especially those with limited literacy and English language skills, disadvantaged and typically marginalized populations.


All volunteer tutors must undergo a 18 hour tutor training before they can begin to work with a student. At this point, we don't have a tutor training scheduled. We'll reach out to you once we schedule the next tutor training.

For more information, please call us at 508-532-5574 or email us at fplmail4@minlib.net



Thank You!

More opportunities with LITERACY UNLIMITED OF FRAMINGHAM FOUNDATION INC

No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.

About LITERACY UNLIMITED OF FRAMINGHAM FOUNDATION INC

Location:

49 LEXINGTON ST, FRAMINGHAM, MA 01702, US

Mission Statement

LVM Literacy Unlimited, the adult tutoring program in Metrowest, makes a positive difference in the lives of adults in our community. We train volunteers who provide one-to-one tutoring in English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) and for Basic Literacy (BL) students. Housed at Framingham Public Library and Morse Institute Library (Natick), we are an affiliate of Literacy Volunteers of Massachusetts and follow their guidelines for student - centered tutoring, training of tutors, collection of data, and evaluation. LVM Literacy Unlimited is free, operates year-round, and is flexible in scheduling, making it a good option for students with different learning styles and schedules.

Description

Our program began in 1986 and today, our office supports the almost 200 tutor student pairs. We offer 7 tutor trainings per year (6 for ESOL tutors and one for BL tutors). The comprehensive trainings are six session (3 hours each). After the training, each tutor is matched with a student and then the fun begins!
Our students are from all over the world and have many different interests. The matching process is important to get that right fit.

CAUSE AREAS

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

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Framingham, MA 01701

(42.32401,-71.45368)
 

SKILLS

  • Tutoring
  • English as a Secondary Language (ESL)
  • Adult Education
  • Cross-cultural Communication

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • The training is 15 hours. We expect all tutors to work with their students for 2 hours per week for at least 9 months.

Report this opportunity