The Cape Fear Literacy Council, which provides free and confidential education to adults who wish to improve their skills for living and working, is recruiting English as a second language tutors. Volunteer tutors are needed while students await their placement in the program.
All tutors are trained to provide individual instruction to adult learners and receive ongoing support from program staff. Tutor training will take place from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Monday 23 August via Zoom.
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â¢ Be 18 years of age or older and have a high school diploma. No teaching experience or mastery of a foreign language is required.
â¢ Complete a 9-hour ESL tutor training workshop to become certified Pro-Literacy (6 hours of teaching and approximately 3 hours of independent homework).
â¢ Attend each of the four sessions: Monday August 23; Thursday August 26; Monday August 30; and Thursday September 2 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
â¢ Pay a one-time registration fee of $ 30 to cover materials.
â¢ Engage in 1: 1 tutoring for 3 hours / week plus preparation for at least six months. Class instructors commit to 1.5-3 hours / week for eight week sessions.
While tutors are essential to Literacy Council education programs, there are also many volunteers who volunteer their time to help the organization for non-educational purposes. Anyone wanting more information on how she can help, can visit https://www.cfliteracy.org/volunteer-opportunities/.