Literacy Volunteers are believing that supported and well-trained volunteers can be highly effective teachers of adults.
Literacy Volunteers provides free, individualized student-focused instruction in basic literacy & English language capabilities.
Literacy Volunteers of East Bay (LVEB) includes some 80 volunteers, 1 administrative director, and Board of Directors of 8 members.
LVEB is serving around 80 adult learners every year through the organization’s group class leaders and well-trained tutors. Most students receive tutoring on an individual basis, but the organization also provide group instruction for local organizations or businesses who have a group of people that need their services.
Tutors are required to complete a training program of 15 hours and they continually are supported by a literacy specialist.