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Literacy Volunteers to train tutors

Literacy Volunteers of Ontario County is now recruiting tutors to “Slide into Spring” as a literacy volunteers.

Orientation for tutor training — where volunteers will learn how to help adults read, write and speak English — will be from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Monday, March 6, at the FLCC Geneva Center, the former Geneva Middle School at Pulteney and William streets. Workshop sessions will be during the same hours each Monday and Thursday, March 9-30, and attendance at all workshop sessions is required.

Those willing to become tutors must be at least 18 years old, have an interest in helping adult students to learn, be a high school graduate (or hold a GED), be able to attend the entire training program and complete homework assignments and be willing to devote at least two hours per week to working with an adult student. Tutors need not have a teaching background or have knowledge of a foreign language.

For details, call the agency office at (585) 396-1686 or toll-free at (888) 546-5862 or visit http://www.literacyvoc.org.