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  • The Literacy Connection

    The Literacy Connection

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    About Us

    We train volunteers to tutor adults in basic literacy or English as a second language. Individuals interested in becoming a volunteer literacy tutor complete 12 hours of tutor training before they are matched with an adult learner. Once you are matched with a learner, you will be expected to meet at a mutually convenient time and public place, such as a library, for a minimum of four hours per month. We ask that tutors commit to a minimum of one year of service.
    There is a tremendous need, the typical adult learner waits nearly one year before they are matched with a tutor. Tutoring literally changes lives. If you are interested in learning more about becoming a tutor, please visit our website at www.elginliteracy.org or email info@elginliteracy.org.
    Other volunteer opportunities at The Literacy Connection include volunteering in our office, at fundraisers, or serving on our Board of Directors. Contact us at 847-742-6565 or email info@elginliteracy.org to learn more.

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    Rep/Contact Info

    Mrs. Diahna Ortega-Ehreth
    Office Coordinator
    • Phone: (847) 742-6565
    Mr. Jerry Trevino
    Program Coordinator
    • Phone: (847) 742-6565
    Ms. Patricia Williams
    Executive Director
  • Elgin Development Group
    A Division of the Elgin Area Chamber

    31 S. Grove Avenue, Elgin IL 60120
    847-741-5663
    info@elgindevelopment.com