Literacy Alliance seeking volunteers

| March 7, 2014

 

FORT WAYNE—The Literacy Alliance needs additional volunteers to help tutor and prepare adults for the high school equivalency exam by teaching adults or helping with other tasks.

“The Literacy Alliance has always been a volunteer-driven organization. With the addition of two new learning centers, we need even more volunteers now,”  said Laura Taliaferro, volunteer co-coordinator for the Literacy Alliance.

“Volunteers help us build bridges and attract resources from the community,”  added Tracy Smith, volunteer co-coordinator for the organization.

Locations of Learning Centers include downtown and southeast Fort Wayne, Waynedale, New Haven and Monroeville.

Available volunteer opportunities include:

• Learning Center Adult Literacy Tutor

• Small Group Adult Literacy Tutor

• Photographer for Special Events

• Office support

• Community Resource/Cataloguing

• Committee Involvement

• Special Events

Literacy Alliance officials say they welcome individuals and community groups to join them in making an impact on ending illiteracy is important and necessary for a community to thrive.

Orientation and training are offered for all volunteers. To volunteer or for more information, contact the Literacy Alliance at (260) 426-7323 or visit www.fwliteracyalliance.org.

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