Volunteers of South Central Massachusetts
Hours ~ Horarios
- 3:00 –
- 10:00 –
- Sábado - cerró
E-mail: Holly Christo,
236 Main Street
Southbridge, MA 01550
Our offices are located on
Level of the Jacob Edwards Library and are handicapped accessible
through the rear entrance of the library.
localizan en el Nivel más Bajo de la Biblioteca de Jacob Eduardo y son
perjudicadas accesible por la entrada trasera de la biblioteca.
Literacy Volunteers of the
Tri-Community provides individualized, one-on-one tutoring at no cost.
The services offered are of two types:
language skills (speaking, reading and writing) for adults whose native
language is not English;
literacy skills (reading and writing) for adults whose native language
is English but whose ability in these areas is below the eighth grade
welcome the opportunity to appear before your group to provide
greater insight into our programs and activities. Contact our Literacy
Volunteers staff to arrange such an appearance.
Literacy Café –
free conversation in
Every Thursday, 6:00
p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Every Tuesday, 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Mills Room - Jacob Edwards Library
Created in 1975 through a
the Federal Library Services, this adult literacy program, formerly
known as “Library Lifts Literacy,” is a proud affiliate of ProLiteracy
In addition to the
contribution of time
and talent from our volunteers, we are also dependent upon the
financial support of our sponsors.
United Way of
Sturbridge and Charlton, Inc.
Education through Literacy Volunteers of Massachusetts
Walmart of Sturbridge,
Walmart of Oxford, MA
Southbridge Lions Club
Town of Southbridge
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We deliver these
programs through the
generosity of our volunteer staff. Each tutor has undergone a minimum
of eighteen hours of training. As in any volunteer-based endeavor, the
demand for our services far outstrips the availability of tutors.
If you would like to be part of our volunteer program, you
meet the requirements:
You must be at least
You must possess a
You must be certified
The Literacy Volunteers
office has a
limited library available to tutors and to students. The
Edwards Library has a large collection of ESL materials for both the
tutor and the student. These resources are available through
Campus – Provides information for
including on-line courses.
Learning English Center – British
Company provide global resources for students and tutors.
Language Center Study Zone – Provides
for students from basic to advanced English grammar and usage.