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Two hours a week can change someone's life! Become a Literacy Tutor at the Livermore Public Library.

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Livermore Public Library

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Literacy

Can you see yourself helping an adult learn to read a medicine label, fill out a job application, write a letter, or study for the driver’s license exam? If so, become a volunteer tutor and help an adult improve their basic reading and writing skills and achieve their goals. No previous experience is necessary. Tutor training will prepare participants for in person and distance-tutoring. After successfully completing training, volunteers are paired with an adult learner. Pairs typically meet once or twice weekly for one to two hours each meeting. The results are positively life-changing for an adult who has struggled, and you’ll likely be amazed at what you learn along the way!

Please note: Training is currently being conducted via Zoom.

Qualifications:

  • Desire to help someone else
  • Comfortable reading, writing and speaking in English
  • Flexible, friendly, patient, optimistic and dependable
  • Able to commit six months

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About Livermore Public Library

Location:

1188 S. Livermore Avenue, Livermore, CA 94550, US

Mission Statement

The Public Library is dedicated to free and equal access to information, knowledge, independent lifelong learning, cultural enrichment, and the joys of reading for our diverse community.

Description

Public libraries in California seek to engage the talents, skills and commitment of volunteers to serve the communities' information and literacy needs. Libraries offer 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.

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Education & Literacy

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1188 S. Livermore Ave.Livermore, CA 94550

(37.67424,-121.7543)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

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REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2 hours per week; 6 month commitment

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