Literacy Network of South Berkshire Seeks New Volunteers Tutors; Offers Free ESOL Training in February & March

Lee, Mass. January 30, 2019 – The Literacy Network of South Berkshire (LitNet) is seeking new volunteer tutors to work with adult learners in Berkshire County. LitNet’s mission is to transform the lives of adult learners, both immigrant and U.S.-born, through the power of literacy, education, and advocacy. Our flexible, personalized approach to tutoring enables adult learners to succeed in their jobs, support their families, and engage with their local communities.

On Monday, February 25, LitNet will begin its winter session of New Tutor Training in English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL). This three-part series will introduce volunteers to the organization’s mission and will offer comprehensive strategies for working with adult English Language Learners.  Each session will run from 4:00pm-6:00pm and will take place at the Lee Library, 100 Main Street, Lee, MA: Monday-February 25; Thursday-February 28; and Tuesday-March 5. 

Please join us in serving the large population of immigrants who live and work in the Berkshires.  No prior teaching experience is necessary.  Volunteer requirements include: curiosity, compassion, patience, and a willingness to help your neighbors in this community.  Ongoing training and support for tutors is provided. 

To register for LitNet’s New Tutor Training series, please visit or call 413-243-0471.