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Literacy Volunteers of Randolph County

Cause Area

  • Community
  • Education & Literacy
  • Employment
  • Immigrants & Refugees
  • People with Disabilities

Location

400 Davis Avec/o Elkins YMCAELKINS, WV 26241 United States

Organization Information

Mission Statement

The purpose of the Literacy Volunteers of Randolph County is to promote and foster literacy in Randolph County, WV through volunteer teaching of, and aid to individuals, groups, or organizations desiring to increase literacy through volunteer programs. This organization is to provide free, confidential tutoring in Basic English and in English as a Second Language to individuals, primarily adults, who have identified by the National Adult Literacy Survey as functioning at Level I and Level II.

Description

The Literacy Volunteers of Randolph County was founded in 1984 to promote and foster literacy in Randolph County, WV through free volunteer teaching programs to individuals who wish to improve literacy. The organization has steadily and consistently provided tutoring in Basic Reading and writing skills to the under-educated adults of Randolph County. In addition, it has often served students from the adjoining counties when the programs in those counties were unable to provide services. Recently, the organization has added English as a Second Language classes to its services to help the increasing number of non-native English speakers to our locale.

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