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LVCC Offers Free Tutor Training for Volunteers in July

For Immediate Release –June 4, 2014

Contact: Denise Weinberg (856) 772-1636 ext. 7331

Literacy Volunteers of Camden offers free training for volunteer tutors starting July 10.  Here a tutor from Literacy Volunteers of Camden County works with her student at the Voorhees branch of the Camden County Library System. (LVCC photo)

VOORHEES, NJ – 06-04-14 -- You can make a difference in the life of an adult who wants to learn to speak English or improve his reading or math skills.

Literacy Volunteers of Camden County is seeking volunteers to be trained as tutors.  A free Tutor Training Workshop will be held at the M. Allan Vogelson Regional Branch Library in Voorhees on five consecutive Thursday evenings beginning July 10, 2014 from 6:15-8:45 p.m.

No experience is necessary, just the willingness to reach out and help a motivated learner.  Call Literacy Volunteers of Camden County at (856)772-1636 ext. 7331 for more information or sign up online at http://www.camdencountylibrary.org/become-a-tutor .

ABOUT LITERACY VOLUNTEERS OF CAMDEN COUNTY:

 

LVCC provides free one-on-one and small group tutoring in reading, math and English for Speakers of Other Languages to Camden County adults at the lowest levels of literacy.  Many Camden County residents lack functional English literacy skills and this impedes their ability to acquire productive employment, assist their children in schoolwork and become active community members.  Literacy Volunteers of Camden County addresses this problem by training local volunteers to instruct these adults using a flexible, learner-centered approach.  This year LVCC has over 160 volunteer tutors working with 200 students.

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