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Organization

Teach an Adult to Read

Location: Los Angeles CA, 90071

Date: 7/11/2017 Spots Remaining: 282

Description

WHO: Los Angeles Public Library Adult Literacy Services provides adult learners with volunteer tutors and instructors who help them improve their English literacy and meet a wide variety of personal goals from finding a better job to reading books, newspapers, and medicine labels.

WHAT: Community volunteers are needed to work one-on-one with adult learners at least twice a week for 90 minutes. They ask for a minimum commitment of 6 months. 

WHEN: time is flexible

WHERE: Locations throughout LA (we have 73 libraries). Find the one nearest you! 

WHY: Nearly one million adults in Los Angeles lack basic literacy or English language skills needed to achieve personal or professional goals.

ACTIVITY LEVEL: Easy

REQUIREMENTS: Must have a high school diploma and basic computer skills

* This project is managed and lead by our nonprofit partner. L.A. Works is nonprofit, volunteer action center that creates and implements hands-on community service projects throughout the greater Los Angeles area.

Volunteer Roles & Responsibilities
  • Issue Area(s): Adult Education, Adult Education
  • Age Minimum (with Adult): 18+, Minimum Age:18+
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