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Introduction to Tutoring

Description

Project READ provides free tutoring to adult learners who seek to improve their reading, writing, math, and/or English as a Second Language skills. Tutors work with learners in public locations such as libraries, churches, and Adult Basic Education classrooms.  Most popular are the free drop-in tutoring sites offered in Champaign, Urbana, and the surrounding area each week:

Become a Project READ Volunteer Tutor!

Volunteers are needed throughout the Parkland College district. All Project READ tutors complete a minimum of 12-14 hours of formal training to earn certification in Adult Learning. Training for new tutors is a combination of online lessons through the Illinois Secretary of State’s office, face-to-face training, and classroom observation. We offer face-to-face training sessions at least once a month. Sign up for an “Intro to Tutoring” on our Sign-up page.

 

Ready to apply? Click here to start your application.

For more information about finding a tutor or to become a volunteer tutor, email us at ProjectREAD@parkland.edu or call 217/353-2662.

Project READ is funded by the Illinois State Library.

Final Date: 

Saturday, December 1, 2018 - 11:30am
The final date for this opportunity has passed.

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Logistics
Is training or orientation provided?: 
Yes
Is there an application or interview process?: 
Yes
Is parking available?: 
Yes
Is it on a busline?: 
Yes
Is the site accessible to people with disabilities?: 
Yes
Is transportation provided?: 
No
Is special clothing or equipment needed?: 
No
Is food provided?: 
No
Is this opportunity eligible for individuals required to complete disciplinary community service?: 
N/A

Organization Information