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posted: 1/13/2014 1:58 PM

Literacy project seeks volunteer tutors

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Submitted by Waubonsee Community College

The Adult Literacy Project at Waubonsee Community College is seeking volunteer tutors to help adult students increase their proficiency in reading, writing and speaking English, as well as math and other basic skills.

All training and materials are provided at no charge.

The Adult Literacy Project will offer a two-day tutor training program with sessions from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays, Jan. 18 and 25, at Waubonsee's Aurora Campus, 18 S. River St.

Alternatively, tutors can participate in a 10-hour online training session.

Prospective tutors must complete the training sessions and complete a background check before working with adult learners individually or in a classroom setting.

Tutor applications are available online at www.waubonsee.edu/adultliteracy and also can be obtained by calling (630) 801-7900, ext. 4221.