CLLS Tutors: Getting Started
Share the rewards of reading!... Volunteer to tutor English-speaking adults who would like to improve their basic reading and writing skills. No experience is necessary, just a love of reading and a willingness to make a difference in the life of another adult. Getting started is as easy as 1-2-3:
Step 1 - CONTACT US.
Choose one or more of these options:
- Help me find the program closest to me and I will contact it myself.
- Please have a library literacy provider contact me.
Step 2 - SIT DOWN WITH US.
Once you connect with a library literacy program, you will be invited to a free tutor training. At the training you will gain new skills but will also learn to capitalize on the skills you already possess. You will get an overview of the program and will find out what you can expect and what’s expected of you. If for any reason the program does not suit you, you are under no obligation to become a tutor after taking the training.
Step 3 - LET THE TUTORING BEGIN!
Following the training you will be matched with an adult who wishes to improve his/her basic reading and writing skills. Together you and your learner can schedule a time and a day that is convenient for both of you. Typically tutors and learners meet once or twice a week for about an hour in a library setting