Volunteers must be at least 18 years old with a high school diploma or equivalent, plus an active email account. The purpose of the orientation is to provide you with all of the information you need to decide if volunteering with LVGW is a good fit for you. We look forward to meeting you!
2017 Volunteer Orientations are sponsored by the
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Save the date for our major fundraiser:
Friday, April 21, 2017
Featuring Chris Berman of ESPN
Aqua Turf, Plantsville
More information to come soon!
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A Call for Tutors Discover how you can help local adults learn how to read, write, speak, and understand English. Trainings are held in Fall, Winter, and Spring. Call Vanessa or Tina at 203-754-1164
About Literacy Volunteers of Greater Waterbury, Inc.
Literacy Volunteers was founded by Ruth Colvin in Syracuse, New York in 1962. It quickly grew into a national organization with affiliates throughout the U.S. In 2002, Literacy Volunteers of America merged with Laubach Literacy to form ProLiteracy Worldwide, the largest adult literacy organization in the world.
Literacy Volunteers of Greater Waterbury (LVGW) began in 1974. As an accredited affiliate of ProLiteracy America, we are proud to be a member of a national and international network of community-based education programs. LVGW is located in the lower level of the Silas Bronson Library, Waterbury.
LVGW strives to meet the literacy needs of adults in the Greater Waterbury area residing in the following 14 towns: Waterbury, Wolcott, Plymouth, Thomaston, Prospect, Naugatuck, Beacon Falls, Oxford, Cheshire, Bethlehem, Middlebury, Southbury, Woodbury, and Watertown/Oakville.
LVGW offers free programs for adults:
Basic Literacy (BL) for adults who speak English but read and write at very low levels
English as a Second Language (ESL) for immigrants and refugees who need English instruction in reading, writing, speaking, and understanding English
Family Literacy designed for parents of children in pre-school and elementary school.
LVGW is especially dedicated to building workforce and job readiness skills to build self-confidence and self-sufficiency.
Literacy Volunteers of Greater Waterbury, Inc.
Silas Bronson Library ~ 267 Grand Street ~ Waterbury, CT 06702 203-754-1164
Literacy Volunteers of Greater Waterbury, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Agency