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  • Literacy Council of Montgomery County
  • Who We Are
    • Private nonprofit 501c3 founded in 1963
    • Dedicated to helping adults learn to read, write and speak English
    • Since 1963 we have helped 10,000 adults in Montgomery County to change their lives
  • What We Offer
    • Basic Literacy tutoring (reading and writing)
    • English as a Second Language tutoring (reading, writing, and speaking)
    • Independent computer-assisted learning in our Language Lab
    • Conversation classes
  • How It Works
    • We train volunteers to tutor one-on-one or with small groups of students who live or work in Montgomery County.
    • We provide all books at no charge to tutor or student.
    • We provide ongoing support for the most positive volunteer experience.
  • Volunteer Tutor Expectations
    • As a Literacy Council Volunteer Tutor, you will:
    • Meet with your student(s) two hours per week;
    • Enjoy flexible volunteering by setting your own schedule and tutoring location to meet with your student(s);
    • Make a direct impact on your community while gaining new skills for yourself!
    • No Teaching Experience?
    • Prospective tutors need NO prior experience in education.
    • You need only to be fluent in English yourself and have the desire to pass those skills along to another person.
    • We kindly request a one-year minimum commitment.
  • What Kind of Person Volunteers for the Literacy Council?
    • Our volunteers come from many different walks of life and include
    • students, retirees, homemakers, and full- and part-time workers.
    • Our volunteers have included doctors, attorneys, scientists,
    • construction workers, librarians, teachers, musicians, engineers,
    • mathematicians, artists, photographers, bankers, journalists and
    • speech pathologists.
    • Join our talented volunteer community today!
  • Getting Started
    • Start by attending our free orientation to learn about the LCMC and how you can help.
    • Sign up for a tutor-training workshop* which takes place over two Saturdays.
    • Receive a certificate upon completion of your training.
    • Meet your student and begin making a difference!
    • * $25 workshop registration fee
  • The Best Volunteer Support
    • Dedicated professionals with years of hands-on experience are ready to help you get the most out of your volunteer experience.
    • Post-training questions? LCMC staff and trainers are here to help!
    • Ready to add some zip to your lessons or move to the next level? Visit our in-house library to borrow teaching materials or we’ll send them to your closest library for you to pick up.
    • Need a place to tutor? Book one of our tutor rooms and meet your student at LCMC.
  • Your impact?
    • You’ll teach your students
    • essential literacy and life skills that will
    • transform their lives.
  • LCMC Headquarters
    • Literacy Council of Montgomery County
    • 21 Maryland Avenue
    • Suite 320
    • Rockville
    • MD 20850
    • Tel: 301-610-0030
    • Fax: 301-610-0034
    • [email_address]
  • Map
  • Thank you….
    • … for considering volunteering with the LCMC. We hope to welcome you to our volunteer network soon!