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Adult Literacy Tutors Needed
Volunteers are needed to tutor adults in one-on-one or small group settings. Literacy tutors teach reading, writing, numeracy or computer skills. Strong English speaking and writing skills are required.
We are seeking individuals who are patient and empathetic towards adults learning to upgrade their literacy skills.
If you are interested, please call Joyce 519-743-6090 or Tanya 519-621-7993.
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Thank you for your interest in becoming a tutor for an adult learner.
Tutoring can be a very rewarding experience. It can give you the opportunity to make a real difference in a person's life, and enrich your own. We will provide you with training, resources and on-going support.
Adult Literacy Tutors help adult learners build basic reading ,writing, math computer skills and essential work skills through one-to-one or small group instruction. To help you decide if tutoring is right for you, click here to download a copy of the tutor position responsibilities.
Training: Tutor applicants will participate in a 15-hour workshop that will provide instructional training. At the end of the workshop, tutors become certified Laubach Instructors. Tutors will have also learned about the special circumstance of teaching adults.
Time and commitment: On average, a tutor will spend 1 hour per week preparing for lessons and 2 hours per week teaching. We ask for a minimum 1 year commitment.
Here are the steps you will take to become an Adult Literacy Tutor: