Provide one-on-one basic reading and writing instructions to an adult. Help student acquire basic skills and use them to meet self-identified goals. Approximately 8 hours of orientation and training is required. A minimum 1-year term of service is required. During the year, tutors are required to complete one in-service training, which usually requires 2-6 hours.
Qualifications for tutors include good reading/writing skills, a desire to teach an adult, patience and perseverance to assist students in reaching personal reading goals, empathy and enthusiasm, and reliability to keep records and report to The Literacy Center in a timely manner. Also having the qualities of realistic expectations, perspective taking and understanding are very helpful.
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Requirements & Commitment
- Must be at least 18
- Orientation or Training