Application: GED/Academic Tutoring
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Our literacy programs serve adults, so we are only able to accept adults (18+) as volunteers. We also require our volunteer tutors to:
- Be reliable, patient, and kind
- Speak, read, and write English fluently (all ESL tutoring is done in English.)
- Have regular access to email and the internet
- Watch our orientation video and attend training before tutoring
- Reliably get themselves to their tutoring site *on time* every week
- Commit to attending every week for an entire semester, with no more than two absences (excluding holidays)
GED/Academic Tutoring (Spring 2018 Semester)
Still remember your high school algebra and writing skills? We are looking for kind, patient, academic tutors who can support adult students working on high school completion (GED, HSED, 509) or taking classes at Madison College. Develop your teaching skills while helping a local adult improve their education and chance at a better life! Our GED/Academic tutors provide one-on-one and small group tutoring to GED students during a weekly two-hour class under the direction of the Madison College instructor or Literacy GED Program Manager. Training and support are provided. You have five weekly sessions/locations to choose from:
- Tuesday mornings, 10:30am-12:30pm at Madison College Downtown Campus (211 N Carroll St.)
- Wednesday nights, 5:30-7:30pm at Madison College South Campus (2238 S Park St)
- Friday Mornings, 10:00am-12:00pm at Literacy Network
Spring semester is Jan 23-May 11, and you must be available for the following tutor training date:
- Thursday, January 18th, 5:30-8:00pm
Bilingual volunteers (Spanish/English) encouraged to apply!
Tutors specializing in math encouraged to apply!
- Comfortable helping someone with the following high school level academic topics (materials and support will be provided): algebra & geometry, reading comprehension, essay composition, social studies, science, and civics.
- Able to share effective study and test-taking strategies.
- Mature, dependable, patient, and kind.
- Non-judgmental and interculturally sensitive.
Completing an application does not guarantee you a spot in our program; your application will be reviewed and you will be contacted within a few weeks. Thank you for applying to tutor with Literacy Network!
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