Pittsfield: Literacy Volunteers announce tutor orientation


Literacy Volunteers of Berkshire County, an adult-to-adult literacy tutoring program, will hold an orientation for anyone interested in becoming a volunteer tutor in English for speakers of other languages at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 30, at the Berkshire Athenaeum.

Anyone who has graduated from high school is eligible to become a literacy volunteer. Knowledge of a foreign language is not required.

The orientation will include information about the services offered by Literacy Volunteers, what a typical tutoring experience is like, and what is involved in a volunteer commitment.

The next training will be held at the library from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursdays, Sept. 15 to Oct. 20. The orientation and training sessions are free.

Information: LVOBC.org, 413-499-9487 or LVBC@bcn.net.


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