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