Education - Adult Literacies Support

  • VO32055


-Volunteer Tutors will be trained to engage with adults who have particular needs in literacy & numeracy.

-Volunteer tutors will work in 1:1 situations within a group setting or with small groups of learners with a Group Tutor/Development Worker present for support purposes.

-Volunteer tutors should be comfortable with their own literacy skills and do not need to be experts.

-Volunteers will assist learners in the implementation of learning programmes by using and adapting resources to promote effective learning.

  • Volunteer Tutors would be expected to support the learner in identifying progress in relation to goals and to provide ongoing support and encouragement as well as recognising learners progress and celebrating their success.

-Volunteers should attend annual meetings with staff - including personal support meetings.

-Top up training is available.

Organisation aims and objectives

Promotion of literacies to adult learners










. Minimum Commitment: 2 hours per week


Experience required: Good educational background, patience and understanding of clients needs. Ability to use literacies resources to structure sessions for adult learners. ITALL training is offered (free) to volunteer tutors who have been selected by Development Workers.
Travel details: Various locations across North Lanarkshire, eg. Church halls, community halls, voluntary sector organisations, in the workplace, schools, Volunteer Centre, Libraries etc.
Minimum age: 18


Training details: ITALL training co-ordinated by Development Workers.
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer,
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Last updated 3 months ago

Please note, organisations are currently experiencing a large volume of enquiries from people looking to help out. They may not always be able to meet this demand so please be patient, you may not receive a quick response or be assigned to a role.