ELGIN – The Literacy Connection needs more adult literacy tutors.
One hundred ninety-four adults have reached out for help and remain on a tutor waiting list.
The agency serves 16 northwest suburban communities including Algonquin, Carpentersville, Cary, West Dundee, Hampshire, Huntley and Lake in the Hills. The agency provides customized one-on-one adult tutoring, English conversation groups and family literacy programs.
A tutor training in August will be composed of five modules. Interested community members can learn about the agency, specifics about the August training, tutor-learner matches and other volunteer opportunities from 6 to 7 p.m. Aug 5 at the Gail Borden Public Library, 270 N. Grove Ave. in Elgin.
Training continues that evening and throughout August for those who are interested.
For information or to register, visit www.elginliteracy.org (follow “Become a Tutor” link), call 847-742-6565 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.