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Adult Education Community
Tutoring Program

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The Adult Education Community Tutoring Program is located at Illinois Valley Community College in Oglesby, IL. The program trains and places volunteer tutors in adult education classes in the IVCC district. 

Volunteer Training Information:

Volunteers must complete 10 hours of training before being placed with learners in the classroom; however, teaching experience is not necessary. Visiting an Adult Education classroom is an additional training component. In-person training sessions are conducted in the winter, summer and fall. Online training is also available. Interested in completing Volunteer Tutor Training online? - click here          

Community Tutoring Volunteer Position Description

Objective:
To teach reading, math or English language skills in a classroom setting to adult learners

Opportunities:
Help adult learners acquire reading, computing or English language skills
Gain satisfaction from helping others
Use skills and talents
Meet interesting people
Become involved in the community
Learn from field experience
Explore a new career

Qualifications:
Desire to work with adult learners and be willing to tutor two-three hours
High school diploma or its equivalent
Ability to teach, but no college degree or teaching experience needed
Good interpersonal skills
Effective communication skills
Patience, understanding and respect for adult learners
Age 18 or older
IVCC district resident 

Responsibilities:
Complete 10 hours of tutor training
Provide instruction to adult learners
Provide a comfortable setting for learning
Respect adult learners' rights to confidentiality
Submit a monthly tutor report
Completion of training does not guarantee placement.

For additional questions or information, call Campus and Community Tutoring Coordinator Angela Dunlap at 815-224-0372.