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1425 N. High Lakeport, CA 95453
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Lakeport, CA 95453
Position: Library Literacy Americorps Member Service term: November 2022 - October 2023 Commitment: 450-hour quarter time member contract Tuesday-Friday or schedule as agreed upon by site supervisor 2 National service days In partnership with the California Library Literacy Services and Literacyworks, the Lake County Library Literacy Program is recruiting for two quarter-time Americorps members to serve a one-year commitment. AmeriCorps members will tutor adults to improve literacy skills, recruit adult learners and volunteer tutors, and assist with other programs and operations including the Family Literacy program. Position will serve at the Lakeport Library with potential to travel to other library branches in Upper Lake, Clearlake, and Middletown to support learners countywide. This position requires 450 hours per year, approximately 10 hours per week. Applicants should have a strong interest in literacy and/or community outreach and be good at building rapport with diverse groups of people. Requirements: Must be over 17 years of age Must be US citizen, US national, or legal permanent resident alien of the US states Must have high school diploma or GED Must complete application and interview Must complete all items required for member file including signed member service agreement. Must pass specific background checks (Truescreen and Fieldprint) Member training & service begins November 2022 Benefits: Receive a modest bi-weekly living allowance to cover basic expenses. Paid twice a month: Quarter time $115 ($3,000 for year) (note that taxes are withheld from the living allowance) Make a difference in the communities you serve, becoming a part of a dedicated service team, bringing learner-driven education and adult learner leadership to library literacy programs, and anchoring public libraries as essential community services. Contact the Lake County Library's Literacy Program via Volunteer Match, by phone at 707-263-7633, or by email at email@example.com with questions or to complete an application.
Date Posted: Jan 27, 2023
Clearlake, CA 95422
Interested in volunteering? Become a literacy tutor with the Lake County Library’s Literacy Program! We offer one-to-one FREE tutoring for English speaking adults to improve their reading and writing skills, prepare for a GED test or Citizenship application, and more. Many adults want to improve their reading and writing skills so they can access better jobs, further their own education, and advocate for their children. Through hard work and perseverance, adult learners can change their own, and their family’s lives, for the better. If you have a good command of English reading and writing skills, and an interest in helping others, contact the Lake County Library's Adult Literacy Program at 707-263-7633 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also read more about our program at library.lakecountyca.gov.
Date Posted: Feb 1, 2023
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.
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.
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