New Volunteer Orientation - evening session
Mar
1
7:00 pm19:00

New Volunteer Orientation - evening session

  • Literacy Source

Interested in volunteering for Literacy Source? The first step is to attend a New Volunteer Orientation (NVO)! It's always held on the first Wednesday of each month, at either 1 pm or 7 pm, at our Lake City Learning Center. Please call 206-782-2050 for more information or sign up online.

Volunteer Training: Citizenship Toolkit
Mar
2
5:00 pm17:00

Volunteer Training: Citizenship Toolkit

  • Literacy Source

Register online here.

This training will cover:

  • The naturalization process
  • The naturalization interview
  • Methods, activities, and resources for teaching citizenship
  • How to conduct a mock interview

This is a great chance for new and continuing citizenship teachers and tutors to learn more.

Before coming to the training please take the time to view a 17 minute video from UCIS about the naturalization process and the interview process.

Please note: We prioritize Literacy Source volunteers for volunteer trainings. If you are interested in attending, but are not affiliated with Literacy Source, please contact Skye before registering for this event.

Know Your Rights Workshop: Legal Advice and Consultation for Immigrant Communities
Mar
7
6:00 pm18:00

Know Your Rights Workshop: Legal Advice and Consultation for Immigrant Communities

  • Literacy Source

Learn about your legal rights, including what to do if approached by police or law enforcement officials. There will also be time to meet for individual legal consultations. Please let us know if you would like to schedule a consultation – appointments are required. Call Literacy Source at 206-782-2050 to sign up!

Please help us spread the word by posting a flyer in your neighborhood.

 

Literacy Source Night at Populuxe Brewing
Mar
9
4:30 pm16:30

Literacy Source Night at Populuxe Brewing

  • Populuxe Brewing

Populuxe Brewing is hosting Literacy Source Night on Thursday, March 9th in their Ballard taproom. Spend some time outside of the Learning Center with some of Literacy Source’s volunteers, staff, and board, introduce new people to Literacy Source, and maybe play some pinball. For every pint purchased that night, Populuxe will donate $1 to Literacy Source.

Volunteer Training: Understanding Adult Learners
Mar
20
5:00 pm17:00

Volunteer Training: Understanding Adult Learners

  • Literacy Source

Register online here.

In this workshop you will learn about working with adult learners, try out strategies for goal setting and learn about ways to keep an adult learner motivated.

Prerequisite: Principles of Adult Learning (online course)

Note: This is a required training for current volunteers. 

Please note: Literacy Source volunteer trainings prioritize seats for Literacy Source volunteers. If you are interested in attending, but are not affiliated with Literacy Source, please contact Skye before registering for this event.

 

Community Volunteer Training
Apr
1
9:00 am09:00

Community Volunteer Training

  • Seattle Goodwill

The Community Volunteer Training (CVT) is a resource for volunteers in the greater King County region looking to expand their network and knowledge in Adult Basic Education (ABE) and English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESL/ESOL). The Seattle Public Library, King County Library System, Seattle Goodwill, and Literacy Source sponsor the CVT in their efforts to empower volunteers from all over the city to raise literacy and basic education needs for adults in our community. By coming together, we believe we can more effectively combat illiteracy and barriers to basic education.

This training is free and open to the public.

Join us for a day of free classes, workshops, and conversations to support ESL and ABE students in greater King County.

Volunteer Training: Lesson Planning & Best Teaching Practices
Apr
29
9:00 am09:00

Volunteer Training: Lesson Planning & Best Teaching Practices

  • Literacy Source

Register online here.

The goal of this training is to provide volunteers with tools to develop lesson plans based on their learners' needs and to use best teaching practices to enhance learning.

This is a required training for all class instructors and tutors.

Please note: Literacy Source volunteer trainings prioritize seats for Literacy Source volunteers. If you are interested in attending, but are not affiliated with Literacy Source, please contact Skye before registering for this event.

Annual Breakfast
May
3
7:30 am07:30

Annual Breakfast

  • Seattle Pacific University - Gwinn Commons

Join us for the Annual Literacy Source Breakfast at Seattle Pacific University!

Registration is now open – all are welcome! Come on your own, or bring some friends. Reserve your seat or sign up to be a Table Captain now!

Join us for our biggest fundraiser of the year, featuring Nancy Pearl and her top book picks, and powerful stories from students.

For more information, email breakfast@literacysource.org or call 206-782-2050.

Literacy Source Night at Lucky Envelope Brewing
Jun
9
4:30 pm16:30

Literacy Source Night at Lucky Envelope Brewing

  • Lucky Envelope Brewing

Lucky Envelope Brewing in Ballard is hosting Literacy Source Night on Friday, June 9th. Spend some time outside of the Learning Center with some of Literacy Source’s volunteers, staff, and board, and introduce new people to Literacy Source. For every pint purchased that night, Lucky Envelope will donate $1 to Literacy Source.