Tutor Training & Mentoring Program

 Communications Assistant

​​​If you are interested in applying your skills to any of these positions contact Jan at jan@swvalleyliteracy.org.

Description: Track monthly tutor time sheets, follow up with tutors, follow up with student responses to mailings, and billing preparation.

Experience: Detail-oriented person. Bi-lingual in Spanish​

Frequency:  Monthly

Description: Learn the proven Laubach method, gain Pro-Literacy Tutor Trainer Certification and become part of our training/mentoring team program.

Experience: Highly trained and experienced ESL teacher

Frequency:  6 workshops per year after certification

Description: Analyze Southwest Valley statistics on literacy, schooling, population needs, etc. Summarize and assemble YTD Southwest Valley Literacy stats (students, # of tutors, student achievements by city). Organize specific information required for each grant.

Experience: Analytical Skills 

Frequency:  2 x per year

 Office Administration & Follow Up

 Event Planning and Fundraising

Description: run queries, enter new  data, and update changes. Produce monthly and quarterly reports.
Experience: Microsoft Office and Access Database

Frequency:  Monthly

While our main mission is to effectively teach English Language skills to those who do not read, write or speak English, many other skills are needed.


As a nonprofit, we need to tell our story so we gain support for our activities. We must answer the question:


         “Does Southwest Valley Literacy tutoring have an impact on its students and the cities in which

          they live?”


Behind the scenes are these very important volunteer activities that help answer that question with a YES! 

Other Roles  Supporting Literacy

Description: Coordinate invitations for tutor meetings, event planning, and fundraising ideas.   Create event planning “ESL toolkit” to support various partner events throughout the year.

Experience: Event planning and/or communications

Frequency:  As Needed

 Research for Annual Grants

 Database Support

Description: Support website and Facebook Team. Help us celebrate tutor anniversaries, create event announcements, collect and write student success stories.

Experience: Communications and/or marketing

Frequency:  Monthly

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