Adult Literacy Tutors @ Morgan Hill Library - An Opportunity to Make a Real and Lasting Difference


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Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

660 W. MainMorgan Hill, CA 95037


About

The Reading Program (RP), Santa Clara County Library’s Adult Literacy Program, is looking for tutors to work one-on-one with adult learners who wish to improve their reading, writing, and speaking skills.

We work with dedicated, patient, flexible and sensitive volunteers who create a positive learning environment where adults can thrive and learn without embarrassment.

With improved literacy skills and the confidence that comes with them, adult learners are able to pursue a better life and a better future for themselves, their families and their communities.

To be part of our program, no prior experience is necessary. RP volunteers, who must be over 18 years-old, have to attend a 1-hour orientation and a 6-hour training before being matched with a learner. We ask that volunteers be available to tutor two hours a week for at least six months.

NEXT ORIENTATION:January 11, 2017

Time/Location: 2-3pm Gilroy Library OR 6-7pm GILROY LIBRARY

NEXT TUTOR TRAINING: January 21, 2017

Time/Location: 10am-4pm GILROY LIBRARY

(Registration required)

For more information about our program, other orientation/training dates and locations, please contact us at readingprogram@sccl.org (408) 262-1349 or check out our webpage http://www.sccl.org/Services/Reading-Program/AboutUs

We look forward to hearing from you!

The Reading Program Team

Skills

  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Literacy / Reading
  • Adult Education
  • English
  • Reading / Writing
  • Tutoring

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2 hours per week

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