Adult Literacy Tutor
(Action Read Community Literacy Centre)
|Contact||Joanne Morant, One to One Program Coordinator, Action Read Community Literacy Centre; Phone: 519-836-2759; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Duties||Help someone learn literacy and Essential Skills for work, learning and life! After orientation and training, you will be matched with a learner to work together regularly (probably once a week) towards their goals. Action Read will help you identify learning strategies and resources and evaluate progress.|
|More Info Link||www.actionread.com|
|Benefits||Tutors meet other local people who are committed to social justice through lifelong learning. Other benefits include initial and ongoing tutor training, frequent workshops on various subjects, and events such as holiday parties, picnics and volunteer appreciation night. There are also opportunities to take on special projects or facilitate workshops for learners and tutors.|
|Clients||Adults (18 and over). |
Learners take the lead in the direction of their learning, and tutors facilitate rather than direct learning. Learners are encouraged to set goals so that their training supports the literacy tasks they will need in their home and community, at work, or in further education. Action Read staff will help learners and tutors identify useful resources and learning strategies and evaluate progress.
|Ages||18 year(s) and up|
|Suitable For||Adults (18+) ; Seniors (55+)|
|Areas of Interest||Education Support (Tutoring / Instruction) ; Reading / Literacy|
|Skills/Experience||No experience necessary. Volunteers can bring their existing skills from work, school or personal experience to share with the learner.|
|Commitment Length||Long Term (More than 1 year) - Minimum commitment of one year.|
|Interaction Level||One-on-one - With staff support provided|
|Minimum Hours||2 / Week|
|Dates and Times||Monday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening |
Tuesday: Morning, Afternoon
Wednesday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening
Thursday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening
Friday: Morning, Afternoon
Times/Days are flexible. Learning pairs usually meet once a week for 2-3 hours in the office for a period of at least 6 months with staff support.
|Location||8 Cork Street East, Guelph, ON N1H 2W8|
|Number of Positions||Guelph: 10 individual(s) |
10 individual(s) needed in total.
|Training||Orientation ; Scheduled training ; Training consists of a 3 hour orientation to the role of an adult literacy volunteer and 6 hour training on tutoring strategies.|
|Transportation||Near public transit - Near St. George's Square|
|Additional Requirements||Contact agency or visit the website at: www.actionread.com for an application. |
Help someone learn literacy and Essential Skills for work, learning and life!
Tutors also help out at community events, such as our annual picnics and holiday parties, and develop their skills through ongoing training and workshops.
|Social Media|| Facebook: www.facebook.com/pages/Action-Read/229269570492769|
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|Organization Name||Action Read Community Literacy Centre|
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