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Siena Literacy Center

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 128 people are interested

Siena Literacy Center provides support to adults in Detroit through volunteer tutors. In addition to tutoring, we welcome volunteer support in any area of service, including: office help, database entry, multimedia projects, social media support, advertising, and many others!

If you indicate your interest in volunteering at Siena, we will reach out to set up an initial meeting where we will learn about you and your interests, and will inform you more about adult education at Siena. If you are interested in tutoring, please view our tutor-specific advertisement.

About Siena Literacy Center

Siena Literacy Center is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that works to improve the lives of families in northwest Metropolitan Detroit by providing a basic education program for adult learners. Since opening in 1995, over 600 tutors have helped more than 2,000 learners at Siena. Fundamental literacy skills are necessary for activities that are often taken for granted. Through literacy and numeracy education, Siena enables learners to:

  • Balance a checkbook or track personal finances
  • Help their children and grandchildren with homework
  • Complete and understand lease agreements and other forms
  • Seek and understand reliable health-related materials
  • Prepare for entering advanced education and workforce training
  • Develop the computer skills necessary for nearly every aspect of 21st century life!
We are proud to be part of Dominican Rea Literacy Corporation, and are an accredited affiliate of Proliteracy America. Siena is located on the Christ the King campus, near the intersection of Six Mile and Grand River. Please visit our website ( https://www.sienaliteracy.org/) for more information.

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About Siena Literacy Center

Location:

16888 Trinity, Detroit, MI 48219, US

Mission Statement

Siena Literacy Center is a 501c3 non-profit organization that works to improve the lives of families in metropolitan Detroit by providing a basic adult education program and services with trained volunteers. No fees are required. Our learners are required to use the computer lab a minimum of two hours weekly in addition to their two-hour weekly session with an assigned tutor. Regular business hours are: Monday-Thursday from 10 am - 8 pm.

Description

PLEASE LEAVE PHONE NUMBER WHEN APPLYING.

Since 1995, over 1,000 tutors have helped over 2,000 adult learners. Siena Literacy Center is looking for tutors who are caring, patient and flexible.

  • Volunteer tutors are needed to teach reading, mathematics, English as a Second Language.
  • Materials, training and supplies are provided.

Our learners are required to use the computer lab for a minimum of two-hours weekly in addition to their two-hour weekly session with their tutor.

When applying, please leave your telephone number and email address. Thank you.

Community
Education & Literacy
Employment

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

16888 TrinityDetroit, MI 48219

(42.41418,-83.24855)
 

SKILLS

  • Photography
  • Office Reception
  • Web Design
  • Graphic Design
  • Video Production
  • Social Media / Blogging

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18

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