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Stockton-San Joaquin County Public Library

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Open up the world of reading for an adult!

One in four adults in San Joaquin County lacks basic literacy skills. Imagine getting through your day without being able to read street signs, news, text messages, emails, warning labels, prescription instructions, etc. In the Adult Literacy program, volunteer tutors provide one-on-one tutoring to adult learners so they can enjoy those same basic things that we often take for granted. Volunteers are asked to meet with their learners at least once a week. Meetings take place at the most convenient library branch. Tutors must be 18 years of age, pass a background check, and able to read and write competently in English.

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About Stockton-San Joaquin County Public Library

Location:

605 N. El Dorado St., Stockton, CA 95202, 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

605 N. El Dorado St.Stockton, CA 95202

(37.95887,-121.29223)
 

SKILLS

  • Reading / Writing
  • Literacy / Reading
  • People Skills
  • Cross-cultural Communication
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Tutoring

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1-2 hours a week for at least 6 months.

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