BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Literacy Volunteers of Somerset County is recruiting volunteer tutors to teach literacy skills to adult learners. Tutors receive 15 hours of training in Basic Literacy and English for Speakers of Other Languages over five sessions.
Upon completion of the training, tutors are matched with an adult learner. They generally meet once a week for tutoring sessions, normally at a local library.
The next session of tutor training classes will begin in October at the PeopleCare Center in Bridgewater. Class dates and times are: Thursday, Oct. 2, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.; Saturday, Oct. 11 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.; Thursday, Oct. 16, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.; Thursday, Oct. 23, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.; and Saturday, Oct. 25 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Literacy Volunteers of Somerset County has been providing one-to-one tutoring in Basic Literacy and English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) since 1981. LVSC also offers ESL classes taught by certified ESL teachers in collaboration with Spotlight Learning.