thoroughly enjoyed the experience of tutoring. It's
a wonderful feeling to know I've had a positive impact."
not really an outgoing person, but when I came to
Literacy Volunteers, I fell in love with the place
and the people. It's become a real passion in my
great to see a student come here with goals and then
go on a path of discovery to reach them, step by step.
It's an amazing process of self-directed learning."
with my student has been a joy. I have learned so
much from him and his determination to move forward
and improve his reading skills. It's so rewarding
and enriching to see another person grow in these
ways and to be a small part of it."
waste a minute in signing up to be a Tutor!"
you interested in becoming a volunteer?
We would like to meet you!
Please call 324-2486 or come to our office at 883 Main Street
so that we may make an appointment to explore your interests
and talents and how they match our needs.
We need volunteers to become tutors, help in the office and
with events, and advocate for adult literacy.
No prior teaching experience is required to become a tutor.
Free tutor training classes and continuing education are provided.
more about becoming a tutor, see the FAQ's
Tutors tell us that becoming part of Literacy Volunteers and
working with a student is one of the most important and rewarding
experiences in their lives. Tutors often find that they learn
as much as their students do and that working one-on-one with
another person striving to improve their literacy skills is
meaningful and valuable in ways that can not be measured.
In addition, volunteering can bring many other benefits, such
as the satisfaction of contributing in new ways to the community,
being mentally engaged, staying active, and a sense of accomplishment.
Volunteering has even been called a "drug-free way to
keep you feeling young." According to Prevention Magazine,
it also improves your mood, boosts brain power and strengthens
your body. Read more of the
For more, please visit
the Corporation for National and Community Service at http://www.nationalservice.gov/about/volunteering/benefits.asp
and the World Volunteer website at http://www.worldvolunteerweb.org.
Whether you are interested in tutoring, office help, or other
kind of service, we hope you will get in touch to learn more
and consider providing your talents to the cause of adult