Adult Literacy Tutor

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Berkeley Public Library - West Branch Library

  • 75 people are interested

Volunteer tutors work one-to-one with adult literacy students, helping them improve their basic reading and writing skills, and achieve their learning goals. Volunteers gain valuable teaching experience, develop a powerful connection with another lifelong learner, and become part of a community of learning in Berkeley.

Please contact us for additional information and/or to register for upcoming training. 510.981.6299

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Please join us...

Tutor Orientation-

Thursday, June 20, 6:45 - 8pm

See if Berkeley Reads is the "right fit" for you!

Tutor Training-

Pt. 1 - Saturday, June 22, 10:00am - 4:00pm

Getting ready and practical tips

Pt. 2 - Thursday, June 27, 6:45pm - 8:00pm

Presentations by tutors and learners

Tutor orientation and training will be in the

Berkeley READS office at the West Branch Library

(Please attend all training sessions)

Please RSVP 510.981.6299

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Additional volunteer opportunities include:

  • Family Literacy Outreach Assistants - Conduct monthly/weekly storytimes at local preschools.
  • Basic Math tutor - Familiarity with basic math. Ability to teach basic math to students in a small group setting.
  • Health Literacy - Provide assistance in monthly workshops
  • Instructional Computer Lab tutor - Assist students in learning basic computer skills

1 More opportunity with Berkeley Public Library - West Branch Library

About Berkeley Public Library - West Branch Library

Location:

1125 University Ave., Berkeley, CA 94702, 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.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Berkeley Reads Adult Literacy ProgramBerkeley Public Library/West Branch1125 University AvenueBerkeley, CA 94702

(37.86806,-122.28524)
 

SKILLS

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

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training

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