TUTOR ORIENTATION – WHAT WE DO
- We offer Adult Basic Education and English Language Literacy through free one-to-one tutoring and/or classroom instruction provided by trained instructors.
- We train volunteers to meet students’ educational goals by utilizing simple, easy-to-use materials and curricula, as well as providing strategies to help students achieve their real-life personal goals.
- We focus on building the literacy and technology skills needed to become better workers, citizens and parents. Students are able to use our computer lab to help improve these skills.
- Our GED Lab prepares participants to take and pass the GED and earn their high school diploma.
- We provide collaboration, consultation, assessment, and referral for educational services in the broader network.
ALL’S TUTOR EXPECTATION AGREEMENT
· Be at least 18 years of age.
· Be able to communicate clearly in English.
· Have at least a high school diploma or equivalent.
· Have a clean record for any crime of violence.
· Accept the Adult Literacy League (ALL) policy of non-discrimination: The Adult Literacy League does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, religion, gender, age, physical appearance, sexual orientation, familial status, or disability.
THE FOLLOWING BEHAVIORS ARE PROHIBITED:
· Showing disrespect or insensitivity
· Using offensive language
· Harassment (any behavior perceived as offensive or inappropriate)
· Possessing a weapon in the building or threatening violence
· Being under the influence of alcohol, illegal drugs, or smoking during the session
ALL’S COMMITMENT TO YOU INCLUDES:
· A suitable assignment based upon your interests, skills, and availability.
· Initial orientation and ongoing professional development workshops to help you successfully help students.
· The assistance you need to do your task, including necessary materials, workspace, and supportive supervision.
· The opportunity to learn new skills and grow in areas of problem solving.
· The opportunity to contribute to the well-being of individuals, the community, and the organization.
· The opportunity to be recognized for your contribution.
YOUR COMMITMENT TO ALL INCLUDES:
· Being reliable and on time.
· Respecting confidentiality and showing discretion.
· Performing your specified responsibilities.
· Attending orientation and additional trainings, as necessary.
· Acting in a courteous and professional manner to students, staff, and other volunteers.
· Asking for support when you need it.
· Providing as much advance notice as possible if you intend to end your volunteer time with ALL.
If you have questions or concerns, please contact Bronwen Jurado, Program Manager, at: [email protected].