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Be the Positive Change in Cleveland as an Adult Literacy Tutor

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Seeds of Literacy
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Cleveland, OH

Seeds of Literacy


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Published 3 months ago

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A few hours per week

Got a soft spot for sentence composition? Love long division or adore algebra? How about sharing your everyday reading, writing, and math skills with a dedicated adult learner in your community?

Seeds of Literacy, an award-winning nonprofit organization that provides free GED prep and basic education to adults in the Cleveland area, has an urgent need for people just like you to volunteer as adult literacy tutors. The shocking truth is that an estimated 66% of adults in Cleveland are functionally illiterate, and may struggle with everyday necessities like reading a bus schedule and understanding medication labels.

This is where you can make a very real difference! Tutors work one-to-one with students to improve reading, writing, and math skills, offer encouragement and support, and help students develop positive attitudes towards learning.

Generally we ask that tutors come to one class session per week for one year. We can, however make accommodations for those with special circumstances. Classes are two hours long, and we offer a flexible class schedule with sessions scheduled throughout the day to accommodate personal preference and availability.

We have two locations to serve our community: Seeds West, 3104 W. 25th Street, 3rd Floor (corner of W. 25th & Clark Avenue,) Cleveland, OH 44109; Seeds East, 13815 Kinsman Road (corner of Kinsman & E. 139th), Cleveland, OH 44120

Both locations have free, secure parking and are on major bus lines. One training is all it takes to get started!

You don’t have to be a educator to help - we’ll train you.

New tutor training is held online each Monday from 11am - 12pm.

Tutor Training Link

Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.

https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/935553821

 You can also dial in using your phone.

United States: +1 (786) 535-3211

 Access Code: 935-553-821

 New to GoToMeeting? Get the app now and be ready when your first meeting starts:

https://global.gotomeeting.com/install/935553821 


Where you attend training doesn’t affect where you tutor; you can volunteer at whichever location you prefer. If you're ready to make a difference by changing one life at a time, please contact Volunteer Coordinator Sharon Farrer at 216.661.7950 sharonfarrer@seedsofliteracy.org .

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Training Provided

How To Apply

sharonfarrer@seedsofliteracy.org

https://www.seedsofliteracy.org/get-involved/volunteer/tutor/

If you’re ready to make a difference by changing one life at a time, please contact Volunteer Coordinator Sharon Farrer at 216.661.7850 ext. 115 or sharonfarrer@seedsofliteracy.org .

Got a soft spot for sentence composition? Love long division or adore algebra? How about sharing your everyday reading, writing, and math skills with a dedicated adult learner in your community?

Seeds of Literacy, an award-winning nonprofit…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Training Provided

Location

3104 West 25th Street, Cleveland, OH 44109

How to Apply

If you’re ready to make a difference by changing one life at a time, please contact Volunteer Coordinator Sharon Farrer at 216.661.7850 ext. 115 or sharonfarrer@seedsofliteracy.org .

If you’re ready to make a difference by changing one life at a time, please contact Volunteer Coordinator Sharon Farrer at 216.661.7850 ext. 115 or sharonfarrer@seedsofliteracy.org .

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