Diablo Valley Literacy Council

Address

4000 Clayton Road
Concord, CA 94521

(925) 685-3881

www.dvlc4esl.org

AKA:

dvlc

Description:

Offers private, confidential, individualized ADULT ESL (English As Second Language) one-to-one instruction.
Private tutors teach reading, writing and speaking English. The lesson starts at whatever level the English learner is at and takes consideration of individual goals. Both tutor and student set meeting times convenient for both. Due to Covid-19 learning takes place with social distance, via zoom, masks, phone and on-line presence. Students who are in need of computers, phones and on-line technology may receive assistance in order to enhance the learning process. All learning is completely confidential. Volunteers participate in a training program, commit to volunteer about 1-2 hours/week, must be able to read, write, and speak English well. Literacy Council Produces a newsletter, distributes brochures and has speakers available.

Handicap Accessible?

Yes

Is Shelter?

No

Date of Official Change:

August 31, 2021

Address Listings

Physical (Primary)

4000 Clayton Road
Concord, CA 94521

Mailing

4000 Clayton Road
Concord, CA 94521

Contacts

Lucy Goodell

Primary Contact

President

dvlc4esl@gmail.com

Phone Numbers

Main Number

(925) 685-3881

Accessibility:

Handicap Accessible

Description

Offers tutor volunteer opportunities for English speaking adults who would like to help ESL (English as a second language) adults in the community to read, write and speak English. The DVLC workshop provides training, teaching materials (a nominal fee) plus ongoing support to those who complete the 2-day workshop. DVLC produces a quarterly newsletter and get-together events throughout the year. Tutor training workshops are held twice a year in the spring and in the fall.

Hours

Answering machine available 24 hours daily.

Required Documents

None

Eligibility

English speakers age 18+. Must commit to 1-2 hours per week.

Fees

$20 registration fee followed by a minimal annual membership fee.

Intake Procedure

Call or visit website to register. Must attend a 2-day training workshop.

Languages

English; call for all other languages.

Service Area

Contra Costa County

Geography Served

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    • Contra Costa County

    Telephone Numbers

    Number:
    925-685-3881
    Name:
    Main Number
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    Description

    Offers private, confidential, individualized ADULT ESL (English As Second Language) one-to-one instruction. Private tutors teach reading, writing and speaking English. The lesson starts at whatever level the English learner is at and takes consideration of individual goals. Both tutor and student set meeting times convenient for both. Due to Covid-19 learning takes place with social distance, via zoom, masks, phone and on-line presence. Students who are in need of computers, phones and on-line technology may receive assistance in order to enhance the learning process. All learning is completely confidential. Volunteers participate in a training program, commit to volunteer about 1-2 hours/week, must be able to read, write, and speak English well. Literacy Council Produces a newsletter, distributes brochures and has speakers available.

    Hours

    Answering machine: 24 hours daily; Tutoring: hours vary

    Required Documents

    None

    Eligibility

    Adult speakers of other languages who are unable to speak, read or write English, or attend adult education. Must have a desire to learn English.

    Fees

    None

    Intake Procedure

    Apply by phone, tutoring by appointment.

    Languages

    English only

    Service Area

    Contra Costa County

    Geography Served

      If a location is greyed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete coverage are listed in black.

    • California
      • Contra Costa County

      Telephone Numbers

      Number:
      925-685-3881
      Type:
      Main Number
      Name:
      Main Number
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