Teachers on Wheels 

Address: 50 Pippy Place, Unit 1B, P.O. Box 8455, Station A, St. John’s, NL A1B 3N9 

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

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.

Highlights 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. 

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