A success story for every learner
Why Volunteer for MVC Adult Learning?
As a volunteer with MVC Adult Learning, you will have the opportunity to share your skills, meet new people, learn new skills, and contribute to building a strong and connected community of learners. You will make a significant contribution by helping an adult develop their confidence and work towards their goals by improving their reading, writing, English, basic math and/or digital skills.
You can make a big difference!
Skills & Commitment involved
If you are an adult 18 years or older and residing in the Mountain View County and the surrounding regions, and:
Are interested in tutoring one-to-one or in small groups or becoming a mentor
Can commit for 6 months to a year with minimum of 2-3 hours a week
Communicate fluently in English
Have a good understanding of the subject matter (English, Basic Math, Science or Basic Digital)
Are interested in working with adults from diverse backgrounds
Have the willingness to learn
Are flexible, patient, caring, compassionate, respectful and have a good sense of humour
Have a clear criminal record
All new volunteers will receive an orientation. The orientation provides general information about MVC Adult Learning including our core beliefs, relevant policies for volunteering, outcomes, and adult learning.
After the orientation, each new volunteer will attend a program training session presented by the Executive Director, with information specific to that program.
Once matched with a learner, you will meet with one of our staff to receive specific materials and guidance to best support the learner.