Adult Literacy Tutor

Published

07/03/2018

Time Commitment

A few hours per week

Duration

Long-Term (6 months-1 year)

Address

21 Maryland Avenue
Suite 320
Rockville
MD
20850
United States

Description

Purpose: To help adult learners gain a better understanding of the English language skills including reading, writing, speaking, and listening.


Location: A mutually accessible public location in Montgomery County assigned by a LCMC staff member.


Key Responsibilities:

  • The tutor must be able to meet at a regularly scheduled time
  • Be able to tactfully and effectively teach English language skills
  • Be compassionate and understand the student’s needs and desires for learning English


Length of Appointment: 50-hour minimum volunteer commitment.


Time Commitment: Required minimum 2 hours a week tutoring and 2 hours a week preparing.


Qualifications: Native or fluent speaker of English. Equivalent writing abilities.


Training/Support: The Literacy Council provides all the necessary training, materials, and resources for English tutors. Each tutor will be assigned a coordinator who will serve as their main point of contact and help guide their tutoring sessions. Tutor must attend a 1-hour Info Session in-person or online, and an in-person training.


Age Requirement: 18+


Dress Code: None


To Volunteer: For more information, please contact Ashley Howell –  ashley@literacycouncilmcmd.org – 301-610-0030 ext. 206.

Fee Required

Remote

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Benefits

  • Training Provided

Benefits

  • International Volunteers

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