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Adult Literacy Tutor - English Language Learners (ELL) - Avenue Library in Ventura

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ORGANIZATION: Ventura County Library

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Become a Volunteer Adult Literacy Tutor - English Language Learner (ELL)!

Ventura County Library’s READ Adult Literacy Program helps adults improve their reading and writing skills so that they can perceive a positive impact on their lives in such areas as self-esteem, employment, family life, and community involvement. This is a new program - we are seeking dynamic volunteers to lead small group events or hold one-on-one tutoring sessions with English Language Learners.

Our locations are throughout Ventura County and are listed here:

  • https://www.vencolibrary.org/locations

As a tutor, you will be:

  • Trained to provide free one-to-one reading and writing instruction, along with ELL best practices.
  • Paired with an adult learner at a library location convenient for you.
  • Or, lead a small group event focused on practicing conversational English.
  • Expected to meet as a pair, or lead a small group, for about an hour a week.

Our main goals include:

  • Developing students' receptive English language skills of listening and reading comprehension.
  • Developing students' productive English language skills in speaking and writing.

The benefits of tutoring include:

  • Helping change someone’s life and positively impacting the community.
  • Building tutoring experience and developing a professional network in adult education.

We are affiliated with:

  • California Library Literacy Services (CLLS) - libraryliteracy.org
  • ProLiteracy - proliteracy.org

For more information, please email READ@ventura.org.

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About Ventura County Library

Location:

5600 Everglades S., Ste A, Ventura, CA 93003, US

Mission Statement

Mission: Ventura County Library: Inspiring our community to explore, discover, and connect. Vision: We are committed to providing the communities we serve with the very best of what libraries can provide in as many ways and as conveniently as possible. Our communities are a vital part of deciding how to create and improve our libraries. We listen for their voices and respond to their ideas. We invite and welcome everyone to engage in lifelong learning with us at VCL.

Description

The goal of Ventura County Library's READ Program is to help adults improve their reading and writing skills so that they perceive a positive impact on their lives in such areas as self-esteem, employment, family life, and community involvement. More information may be found on the organization's website: READ Adult Literacy | Ventura County Library (vencolibrary.org)

CAUSE AREAS

Education & Literacy
Education & Literacy

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

606 North Ventura AvenueVentura, CA 93001

(34.28868,-119.29845)
 

SKILLS

  • General Education
  • Tutoring
  • Mentoring
  • Literacy / Reading
  • Adult Education
  • Reading / Writing

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Approximately two hours per week.

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