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Become a Volunteer Tutor: Adult Reading & English as a Second Language

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An overwhelming number of adults in Grand Rapids are functionally illiterate. These adults cannot complete everyday tasks such as writing a check, reading a menu, or filling out a form at the doctor's office.

Share your love of reading with an adult who struggles to read! Volunteers are also needed to help area immigrants or refugees adjust to the language and culture of this country.

Volunteer tutors work one-on-one with adults to improve reading and language skills with a minimal weekly commitment. All tutoring sessions take place in public locations and at convenient times. The Literacy Center of West Michigan provides free training and materials!

To learn more about attending an orientation for potential volunteers or for more information, please call us today at 616.459.5151.

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