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ORGANIZATION: Goodwill of Southwestern Pennsylvania

Goodwill of Southwestern PA is looking for individuals who enjoy helping others to make an impact in the adult learning community by assisting instructors in the classroom in Lawrenceville.

If you have experience teaching basic reading and or basic math skills, please reach out and we can talk more! If you don't have experience with this but are comfortable teaching someone these basic skills and believe you have the patience to work with an adult learner who struggles with these skills, please reach out.

To help one of these students, you'd first meet with me briefly on Zoom to go over things, fill out a volunteer application, complete a free and quick PA criminal background check, and then we'd help you to learn about what students need to know for this exam. Once you're prepped, you could meet with the student on Zoom. Support is always available from me, the Volunteer Coordinator, and from our adult education instructors.
Six-month commitment minimum please. Our volunteers do take time off here and there for trips they take, vacation, holidays, etc, but overall, 6-7 hours per week on average is required. Thank you for considering this opportunity! Those interested can contact Ashley Reilly, Education Volunteer Coordinator by text at 412-498-0412 or by email at ashley.reilly@goodwillswpa.org

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About Goodwill of Southwestern Pennsylvania

Location:

118 52nd Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15201, US

Mission Statement

We strengthen communities, advance reuse and sustainability, and empower people to achieve their potential.

Description

Where there's a Goodwill, there's a way.

Goodwill is all about finding a way to make a difference in your community, no matter how big or small. It’s a way to empower yourself and others and to work together to create positive change.

When you see one of our stores in your neighborhood, you can be sure that good things are happening. Goodwill is more than just a store - we’re a community of passionate, dedicated individuals who are committed to making a difference in the lives of people in our communities.

At Goodwill Southwestern Pennsylvania, we believe that empowered individuals create thriving communities. As a leading social and human service organization in the region, we help thousands of individuals find jobs and provide education and workforce development services to those with barriers to employment.

Join us in strengthening your community and building a better world, one person at a time.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Education & Literacy
Employment
Community, Education & Literacy, Employment

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

118 52nd StreetPittsburgh, PA 15201

(40.48056,-79.95596)
 

SKILLS

  • Tutoring
  • Literacy / Reading
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Adult Education
  • Reading / Writing

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • 6-7 hours per week (with time for student or tutor to take breaks for vacation, holidays, etc.) Six month minimum commitment.

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