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Requirements:
  • Interview
  • Police Check
Also required for this position: Must living in Lethbridge or vicinity as you will need to come to the library to pick up textbooks, workbooks; pass materials to your student, etc., - even when tutoring remotely.
  • Work remotely
  • Flexible in schedule
  • Accessible by public transit
COVID-19 Support

Tutoring Adults - Read On Adult Learning and ESL Program - Tutor Training

810 5 Ave South, Lethbridge, AB, T1J 4C4 [map]
1-3 hours / weekly
7 -12 months
We work with adults who, for whatever reason, do not have the level of English they now require. We help English speakers and people who are learning English. We help them improve their reading, writing, math, listening and speaking skills. We help them prepare to write their learner's permit, the Canadian Citizenship test, and language assessment tests. We also help them learn how to use a computer, shop wisely, and figure out our unwritten Canadian cultural rules.

After completing online training through Zoom, you are paired with a student and meet for one hour per week at a day and time suitable for both of you. You can meet in any public space, or on an online platform. We provide the resources, curriculum and learning aids.

NOTE: at this time of COVID, our training and tutoring is all being done online. As we have found that this removes many barriers for our students (Transportation, Child Care, etc.) we see online tutoring continuing past COVID. In order to tutor you would need a computer and internet access. You also need to live in, or close to, Lethbridge to pick up and pass along workbooks, etc.

A police and vulnerable person check is required. If you do not already have one, we will have you fill out the form and then submit on your behalf (no cost to you).
Additional Details & Skills Required
Our next training session is Fri., Sept. 25 from 6- 9 p.m. continuing Sat., Sept 26 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
One-on-one tutoring is once a week for an hour. Classes are 10 weeks at a time for 1 to 3 hours per week. If you are going on a vacation, your student also gets a break. 
Our tutors can tutor online, but they must live in, or close to, Lethbridge to pick up materials and resources for their student.
Certification or Education Required
Cultural Awareness/Sensitivity, Communicate in Plain Language, Sensitivity, Empathy, Respect
Why should you volunteer for this opportunity?
In tutoring adults in our community who want to improve their literacy skills, you are helping them: gain confidence; possibly go back to school, work towards their GED or post secondary; obtain a higher paying job; gain the skills they need to assist their children with homework; break down barriers of isolation; the list goes on. You are helping to improve someone's life now and for the future. visit www.lethlib.ca/readon, then How do I Volunteer, for more information and our application.
Requirements:
  • Interview
  • Police Check
Also required for this position: Must living in Lethbridge or vicinity as you will need to come to the library to pick up textbooks, workbooks; pass materials to your student, etc., - even when tutoring remotely.
  • Remote or online
  • Flexible in schedule
  • Accessible by public transit