April 04, 2020

Literacy Volunteers sets informational meeting

BANGOR — Literacy Volunteers of America-Bangor will hold an informational meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 20, at the Bangor Daily News Jordan Conference Room, at 491 Main St.

The meeting will be an opportunity to learn more about Literacy Volunteers of America and about the experience of tutoring. It is designed for anyone who may want to become a tutor.

Tutor training sessions will be held in March. English as a Second Language tutor training will be held on Saturdays. Basic Literacy (reading and writing) tutor training will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays. No teaching experience is necessary, nor is the ability to speak another language.

Since 1969, Literacy Volunteers of America-Bangor has helped more than 1,500 Greater Bangor area residents improve their skills in reading, writing and speaking English. Literacy Volunteers is funded by the community through the United Way of Eastern Maine, foundation grants and private contributions.

For information, call Literacy Volunteers at 947-8451.

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