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Adult Education Tutor (Adult Education or English Language Learning)

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Fox Valley Literacy
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Appleton, WI
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Published 1 month ago
Adult Education Tutor (Adult Education or English Language Learning)

Do you believe in the importance of education? Become a tutor! Our students need support in Basic Literacy or in English Language Learning (reading, writing, spelling, comprehension, and conversation skills). A teaching background or foreign language is not required. Training is provided. 

Volunteer Qualifications

  • Be flexible, friendly, patient, and optimistic
  • Be dependable and prompt
  • Be able to maintain confidentiality about learner information and the work you do together
  • Have a sense of humor

Responsibilities

  • Complete tutor training workshop and online modules
  • Work one-on-one with a learner for a minimum of nine months
  • Meet weekly or monthly with a learner for 1 to 3 hours in a neutral, public place such as a public library or Fox Valley Literacy office
  • Participate in at least five in-service or webinar sessions organized by Fox Valley Literacy throughout the year
  • Design lessons that include real-world materials based on a learner’s needs and interests
  • Inform the learner about Fox Valley Literacy’s testing requirements and encourage participation
  • Communicate with staff regularly to discuss goal setting, share concerns, and celebrate goal attainment
  • Be responsible for the return of books and materials taken from Fox Valley Literacy’s library
  • Spend approximately one hour per week preparing for lessons
  • Report monthly learner progress by turning in your tutor calendar

Benefits

  • A greater understanding and appreciation of diverse cultures and lifestyles
  • A greater feeling of involvement in the community
  • A better understanding of the problems of illiteracy
  • Knowledge of methods and strategies for helping adults

Do you believe in the importance of education? Become a tutor! Our students need support in Basic Literacy or in English Language Learning (reading, writing, spelling, comprehension, and conversation skills). A teaching background or foreign…

Details at a Glance

  • Schedule
    Weekdays
  • Time Commitment
    A few hours per week
  • Recurrence
    Recurring
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Location

On-site

Fox Valley Literacy

130 East Franklin Street, Appleton, WI 54911, United States

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