Prospective Tutor Training…join our volunteer family!

Give the Gift of Literacy!

Literacy Volunteers of Central Connecticut is seeking volunteers! Become a tutor with LVCC and help our adult students achieve their work, family, and community goals.

All prospective tutors must be age 18 and over with a minimum of a high school diploma (or equivalent) and good writing skills. Observations, support, and training will be provided.

There will be training for people interested in working with adult students who need help speaking English, reading and writing. This English for Students of Other Languages (ESOL) tutor training* will be held on all of the following dates January 16, 19, 23, 26 (10AM-12:30PM), Tunxis Learning Center, Bristol.

*If you have a background as an educator you may qualify to waive this tutor training.

Preregistration is required.  Call (860) 229-7323 or email lvccprogassist@gmail.com, for more information.

Literacy Volunteers of Central CT provides small group and one-on-one literacy tutoring to over 350 low literate adults through student centered learning and mentoring, from volunteer tutors who receive high quality training and ongoing support.

 

Good Cause Gifts fundraiser for LVCC….let’s go shopping!

Join us for a shopping extravaganza fundraiser!

Get your holiday shopping done while helping two great organizations!!

When: Wednesday, November 29, 2017
Time: 4-7 PM

Location: Good Cause Gifts
   384 Main Street, Berlin

Light refreshments will be served.

A portion of the proceeds goes to LVCC!

Please click here for the information flyer.  Share with your family, friends….

See you there!

Prospective Tutor Information Session

“Volunteering is the ultimate exercise in democracy. You vote in elections once a year, but when you volunteer, you vote every day about the kind of community you want to live in.”

Attend Literacy Volunteers of Central CT’s prospective tutor information session. Thursday, December 7th, 6-7:30PM – New Britain Public Library Conference Room, 3rd Floor

Each year, Literacy Volunteers of Central CT provides small group and one-on-one literacy tutoring to over 350 low literate adults, using student centered instruction and mentoring from volunteer tutors who receive high quality training and ongoing support.

Come find out more on how tutoring in your community you can help adults and families improve their lives through literacy. It’s easy; to register and for more information, please contact lvccprogassist@gmail.com or call 860 229-7323.

 *must be 18 years or older and have a High School Diploma or Equivalent

Fall 2017 Newsletter

Fall Newsletter 2017

Family Literacy Registration

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famlit mother

The Family Literacy Program addresses the need for FREE GED and
ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) classes for adults while simultaneously providing a play and learn group for their children. Components of the program include adult education classes (GED & ESOL), Play and Learn literacy based playgroup for children, weekly parenting education programs, and weekly parent and child together activities. The program is a partnership with the New Britain YWCA and New Britain Adult Education.

To enroll one must be a mother with at least one child under age 8 and be a resident of New Britain. Classes are held at the YWCA, with limited space for FREE child-care for ages 6 months-2 years. Classes are 3 days a week between Monday and Thursday and meet from 9:00AM-2:00PM (schedule varies by day).

To register of for more information call Janice at 860-229-7323, or email lvccfamlit@gmail.com.

We are always looking for volunteers to assist in our Play & Learn Child-Care Program, 1 day per week, 3-5 hours.