Help us recruit fabulous new tutors just like you!
If you have two minutes to spare, send this email to everyone you know:
Tutoring at the Literacy Council of Buncombe County has been a truly engaging and meaningful activity for me. Today I’m asking you to join me in this work because right now there are so many students asking for help and not enough volunteers to serve them. The Literacy Council runs on a staff of six people and serves about 325 students in the community. They accomplish this great feat through the commitment of over 200 volunteer tutors.
All three of their tutoring programs — Adult Literacy, Youth Literacy, and English for Speakers of Other languages (ESOL) — currently have long waiting lists. Students on the waiting list are looking for help from a caring volunteer tutor to increase their basic literacy and English language skills. These programs work, and they can change the course of a student’s life. Will you please join the cause and become a volunteer tutor? Click here to learn more: litcouncil.com/
If you have ten minutes to spare, share your LCBC story on social media. Here’s how:
- Upload a photo that has to do with your volunteer work at the Literacy Council. It can be a photo of you volunteering, your student studying, a stack of your favorite books… anything that reminds you of LCBC. If you’re stuck, you can download and use this image.
- Use 2-3 sentences to answer one of the following questions:
– Why do you volunteer at the Literacy Council?– What was your favorite tutoring experience?– What makes your student special?
- Then include one of the following:
– Please join me and become a volunteer tutor at the Literacy Council.– You can impact a student’s life by becoming a volunteer tutor.– Volunteer with me!
- End your post with the following: litcouncil.com/
become_a_volunteer.htm # readersareleaders @Literacy Council of Buncombe County (on Facebook) or @LitCouncil (on Twitter)
Here is an example of Ashley Lasher’s Facebook post, the Literacy Council’s Executive Director: