Volunteer to be a tutor

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The Pioneer Library System’s Pottawatomie County Literacy Services Department will host a tutor training for prospective volunteer tutors from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, April 18Registration may be completed online or by calling 273-3334.

This training is specifically designed for volunteers who want to work with adults learning English as Second Language (ESL) or native English speakers improving reading and literacy skills in Pottawatomie County. No previous experience in tutoring is necessary.

Each prospective tutor must take part in one training before being placed with a student they will work one-on-one with on literacy skills. Tutors must be age 18 or older and a high school graduate. Tutors will receive information and a plan to follow as they work with their students.

The library system provides free one-on-one tutoring for adults who wish to learn ESL or need help with reading and literacy skills. Adult Literacy Services are offered by each county, with tutors and students meeting at one of the hometown libraries.