Literacy council issues call for volunteer tutors

March 29, 2019 GMT

JEFFERSON -- The Jefferson County Literacy Council seeks volunteers throughout Jefferson County to serve as literacy tutors to work with adults one-on-one or in small groups.

The JCLC is a community-based adult education organization that provides free basic literacy, English as a second language, citizenship, computer literacy and pre-GED instruction. Currently, the greatest need for volunteer tutors exists in Watertown, Fort Atkinson and Jefferson.

To become a tutor at JCLC, individuals will need to sign up for one orientation session and the training session. Orientation sessions will be held Tuesday, April 23, from 10-11 a.m. at the JCLC office in Jefferson; Wednesday, April 24, from 11 a.m.-noon in meeting room 1 at the Watertown Public Library; and Thursday, May 2, from 6-7 p.m. at the JCLC office.

The training session will be held Saturday, May 4, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at the JCLC office.

Advanced registration for the orientation and training are required for participation. To register, call the JCLC at 920-675-0500 or visit www.jclc.us to register online.

The JCLC office is located within the Jefferson Area Business Center, 218 S. Wisconsin Drive, Suite No. 9, Jefferson.