Literacy NJ Burlington County Programs Volunteer Opportunities

Literacy NJ Burlington County Programs Volunteer Opportunities

 Long-term Volunteer Opportunities (1+ year) Reading and Writing tutoring Teach adults how to read or improve their reading skills so they can get a better job, obtain their driver’s license, or pass the GED/HSE exam. English as a Second language tutoring Plan goal centered lessons to prepare students to talk to their child’s teacher, succeed at a job interview, and ask questions at the grocery store. RSVP Community Board member Join our RSVP community board to influence policy and promote senior volunteer engagement in your community. Coaching online learners Coach students through online/asynchronous lessons. Answer their questions and encourage them through their digital literacy and Pre-HSE modules.

Short-term Volunteer Opportunities Citizenship class tutor Help prepare students for the US Citizenship exam. Tutors will teach students history, civics and N-400 (US Government citizenship application) vocabulary to pass their exam. Job Skills class tutor Assist students with goal setting, career planning, job searching, resume writing and interview skills using our 12 week curriculum. GED/HSE tutor Prepare students for the GED/HSE exam in our 12 week program Pre-HSE/GED group tutor Help students improve their reading and math skills so they can transition to a GED/HSE program. Tutors will use a 12 week curriculum to prepare students to transition to an HSE program or tutoring. MLK Day event planning committee member Each year Literacy NJ holds Martin Luther King, Jr. Day events around the state. Assist with planning and organizing the event to promote the values of Dr. King.

One day Volunteer Opportunities US Citizenship mock interviewer Prepare students for the US Citizenship exam by acting as a mock interviewer. Interviewers will ask students civics, history and other exam related questions. Mock job interviewer Prepare students for their job interview. Act as a mock interviewer asking students common job related interview questions. All volunteer activities can be done in-person and remotely.

 

Rebecca Powers

Regional Program Director

Literacy New Jersey

Burlington County Programs

(609) 877-5566

Gloucester County Programs

(856) 537-3030

 

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