Teachers on Wheels

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50 Pippy Place, Unit 1B
PO Box 8455, Stn A
St. John’s, NL A1B 3N9

Tel:
(709) 738-3975
Email: teachersonwheels@nf.aibn.com
Website: www.teachersonwheels.ca

Mandate:

A non-profit, adult literacy organization that provides free literacy tutoring at a convenient time and place. They endeavor to:

  • Gather together people who volunteer their time to help others learn to read and write.
  • Encourage people with reading and writing difficulties to ask for help.
  • Promote public awareness about the literacy/illiteracy issue.
  • Advocate for learners.

Target Population:

Adults who need assistance with reading and writing skills.

Highlight of Programs / Services Offered:

  • Teachers on Wheels membership includes volunteer tutors, adult learners and interested individuals from the general public.
    • All members have voting privileges and meet annually for a General Meeting and Election of Officers.
  • Through volunteers, helps adults improve their reading and writing skills.
  • Provides learners with confidential one-to-one tutoring, usually in a home or library setting.
    • Will work with learners three hours per week.
    • Learners are shown how to use their own experiences and interests to help improve their ability to read and write.