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Learning to read or speak English is at the foundation of self-sufficiency. Literacy Volunteers tutors share the power of reading with adult learners in a private setting, confidentially,and at an individualized pace.
Tutor Training sessions are offered day and evening throughout the year in various locations in Salem and Cumberland Counties. Please call (856) 497-6645 to register and be notified of the next training.
Gateway Literacy Volunteers program provides free literacy training to residents of Cumberland and Salem Counties, where economic conditions contribute to some of the highest illiteracy rates in the state. Tutors must complete 15 hours of training, offered in five weekly 3-hour classes, to be certified to tutor Basic Literacy and ESL (English as a Second Language.) Tutors must be over age 18, have a H.S. diploma or the equivalent, and be willing to meet approximately once a week with an adult student. Tutors should be willing to commit to meeting 1.5 to 2 hours per week for one year or until goals are met. Tutoring sessions take place in a private space in a public place, such as the local library, at a time and day that are mutually agreeable to the tutor and learner.
Becoming a Literacy Volunteer can be a very rewarding experience. Empowering someone with the gift of literacy provides the skills needed to build a better tomorrow for both the individual and the community.
CALL (856) 497-6645 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to register.
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About Gateway Community Action Partnership/Literacy Volunteers of Salem/Cumberland
110 Cohansey Street, Bridgeton, NJ 08302, US
Gateway Literacy Volunteers program will effectively train volunteer tutors to help low-level learners realize educational, personal or professional growth; foster awareness of literacy services; and promote the benefit of literacy to the entire community.
Gateway Literacy Volunteers exists to improve the reading, writing, listening and speaking skills of adults in Cumberland and Salem counties who read at or below the sixth grade level. We bring together dedicated adult learners and committed, well-trained volunteers for their mutual growth and satisfaction and for the good of their families and community. Literacy Volunteers provides tutor training for those who want to volunteer as tutors. Services are free of charge to all learners and are confidential.
We'll work with your schedule.
Salem and Cumberland CountiesBridgeton, NJ 08302
- People 55+
- Must be at least 18
- Orientation or Training
- 1-2 hours a week after training
- Must have h.s. diploma or equivalent.