Volunteer Tutors provide instruction and encouragement to adults in small groups.

Tutors choose one of the following areas of instruction: English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), GED in English or Spanish, U.S. Citizenship preparation, Pre Certified Nursing Assistants, basic computers, basic Spanish literacy, or Workforce Literacy at a business site.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Complete the new tutor orientation and the volunteer tutor training (ESL or GED)
  • Observe and assist in at least four sessions with current tutors.
  • Explore additional tutoring resources on the internet to supplement the core materials
  • Be prepared to tutor a small group of students using appropriate lessons and materials
  • Provide a safe, stress-free, friendly environment for students.
  • Encourage students with positive words and affirmations
  • Guide students and equip them with the tools for a better life and to be better contributors to society.
  • Notify your students and MVLC staff in advance if unable to attend a regularly scheduled tutoring session. (You are responsible to call your students if you cannot keep your regularly scheduled tutoring time.)
  • Maintain a record of your hours spent tutoring including any preparation time. (attendance sheets are provided for this purpose)
  • Maintain a record of the hours each student has attended your tutoring sessions. (attendance sheets are provided for this purpose)
  • Submit these records (attendance sheet) to MVLC staff at the end of each term (11 weeks).
  • Agree to attend tutor workshops provided by MVLC
  • Read and sign the Volunteer Handbook

Time Commitment:

  • Commitment of at least 2 hours of tutoring per week for a minimum of 3 to 6 months.
  • Additional time for appropriate lesson planning
  • We encourage you to attend the annual tutor appreciation event

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