Dates Volunteer is Needed:
Description of the Volunteer Opportunity:
ReadWest is currently seeking individuals with nonprofit Board of Directors experience. Fundraising and leadership experience is a plus. Please contact ReadWest at 505-892-1131 or email [email protected] to begin the interview process.
According to a national study, low-literacy adults who participated in Adult Literacy Programs experienced an overall 53% economic gain. Low-literacy adults who did not participate experienced a 2% drop in income. Help us break the cycle of poverty by offering literacy instruction to adults.
ReadWest is a nonprofit agency providing FREE adult literacy services to the west side Albuquerque/Rio Rancho area adults since 1989. ReadWest trains and supports volunteer tutors to teach adults one-to-one in basic reading, writing and English as a Second Language skills. www.readwest.org
Who Will Be Impacted Through This Project:
ReadWest clients are adults who are: 1. Native English speakers who read at a 5th-grade level or below; 2. High school dropouts who need to prepare for the GED, but are intimidated by college campus prep classes; 3. Speak other languages and need English to function in the community; 4. Understand and speak English well enough to be understood, but are not literate in reading and writing.
Is This an Ongoing Opportunity?: