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| OUR MISSION | Increase and improve basic adult literacy rates in Wicomico County Increase the available job force by improving the literacy and job skills of non-employable adults and improve their opportunities for employment To empower individuals to improve their lives through literacy

| VO LU N T E E R Q UA L I F I C AT I O N S | Proficiency in reading, writing and basic math skills Have the ability to commit 3 hours per week tutoring an adult learner (twice a week; 90 minute sessions) Agree to participate in an interview and intake process Attend an initial training session and bi-monthly staff development meetings Have a mentoring personality Must be prepared to document sessions, attendance and any incidents or concerns Plan literacy lessons and activities tailored for one-on-one sessions with their adult learner Willingness to commit a minimum of 3 months to the program Possess cultural and diversity awareness Have a current photo ID and reliable transportation.

| TO A P P LY C O N TAC T | Wynnette Curtis, Project Read Coordinator 410-749-3612 x159

Illiteracy has become such a serious problem in our country that

44 million adults are now unable to read a simple story to their children source:

If you or someone you know is in need of literacy assistance, please call 410-749-3612 x159 or email

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