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Company: Seeds of Literacy

Location: Cleveland, OH

Date Posted: April 23, 2014

Source: ChristianVolunteering.org

Description:
Every day you use your literacy skills to figure out sales prices, check your email, make dinner from a recipe, handle your money, and follow instructions on a medicine bottle. But what if you didn't have the basic reading and math skills required to navigate these daily tasks?The staggering truth is that 66% of adults in Cleveland are functionally illiterate, and you can help them improve their lives by volunteering with Seeds of Literacy as an adult literacy tutor. Seeds of Literacy is a nonprofit organization that offers free GED preparation and basic education to adults in the Cleveland area. As the only adult education program in Cuyahoga County that registers new students every week, we always have a need for new and enthusiastic tutors.The donation of your time, skills, and patience as a tutor can make the crucial difference to an adult learner right in ...

Description:
Every day you use your literacy skills to figure out sales prices, check your email, make dinner from a recipe, handle your money, and follow instructions on a medicine bottle. But what if you didn't have the basic reading and math skills required to navigate these daily tasks?The staggering truth is that 66% of adults in Cleveland are functionally illiterate, and you can help them improve their lives by volunteering with Seeds of Literacy as an adult literacy tutor. Seeds of Literacy is a nonprofit organization that offers free GED preparation and basic education to adults in the Cleveland area. As the only adult education program in Cuyahoga County that registers new students every week, we always have a need for new and enthusiastic tutors.The donation of your time, skills, and patience as a tutor can make the crucial difference to an adult learner right in our community. Tutors work one-to-one with students to improve reading, writing, and math skills, offer encouragement and support, and help students develop positive attitudes towards learning. We ask that tutors can commit to attending one class session per week for one year. Classes are two hours long, and we offer a flexible class schedule with sessions scheduled throughout the day to accommodate personal preference and availability.Our next tutor training will be:Saturday, August 9th, 2014, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.Other training dates available are:Saturday, September 13th, 2014, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.Saturday, October 11th, 2014, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.Saturday, November 15th, 2014, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.As the only adult education program in Cuyahoga County that registers new students every week, we always have a need for new and enthusiastic tutors. If you're ready to make a difference in your community by changing one life at a time, please contact Alexandria Marshall at 216.661.7950 or alexandriamarshall@seedsofliteracy.org.Listen to a few of our graduates speak for themselves about Seeds of Literacy! https://www.youtube.com... Organization's

Mission Statement:
Seeds of Literacy provides personal education that empowers adults to succeed in their communities.

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