Volunteers BCSD Adult utilizes highly-trained volunteers to tutor students in English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESL) and to help students one-on-one with various learning needs. Advanced volunteer training is a six-week program offered twice per year. A total course fee of $75 covers a volunteer uniform shirt, background check, and training materials. Naturalists must successfully complete an interview with an education coordinator in their preferred section and commit to a regular, weekly shift.
One of the most rewarding experiences as a volunteer tutor is spending time helping an adult learner improve his or her literacy. With reading abilities comes a boost in confidence and a whole new world of opportunity on the job front. When you help an adult you also enhance your skills as a tutor. If you are interested in volunteering with us in any of the options below, please complete an application (available online or at any library branch) and return it to the Adult Education office at Penrose Library. Or contact the Adult Education office at [email protected], () , x for training dates and current openings.
Home» Adult Education» Volunteer. Volunteer. Volunteer Opportunities. Foundational Studies Tutor. Purpose: To help adults, 16 years of age or older, improve basic reading, math and language skills. Tutors encourage and support adult learners by: Reviewing work assigned by . Adult education volunteers first need to complete an application. Prior teaching experience is not required. After receiving of the volunteer application, the volunteer coordinator will contact you for an interview. OTC requires completion of an orientation and free training program (all instructional materials supplied at no cost).