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LVCC Seeks Tutors and Offers Training

At age 77, Jim read his first book.  Shabi passed her citizenship test.  Chen spoke to her doctor.

A tutor from Literacy Volunteers of Camden County works with one of their students at the Voorhees library of the Camden County Library System. (LVCC photo)]


VOORHEES, NJ – Dec. 5, 2013– You can make a difference in the life of an adult who wants to learn to speak English or improve his reading and math skills.

Literacy Volunteers of Camden County is seeking volunteer tutors to teach ESL and other literacy skills.  No experience is necessary, just the willingness to reach out and help a motivated learner.  Tutors must be at least 18 years of age.

A free Tutor Training Workshop will be held at the Camden County Library in Voorhees on five consecutive Wednesdays beginning January 8, 2014 from 1:00 - 3:30 p.m.  Call Literacy Volunteers of Camden County at 772-1636 X 7331 for more information or sign up online at .




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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