Volunteer Information - FAQ
Q: Do you have an orientation to the program and the
opportunities available for volunteers?
A:Tutor training is either one-on-one or in large
groups. A BCLP member can meet you at a place of your conveinence, the
local library, church or home.
Q:What kind of preparation will you be able to
provide me to help me do a good job?
A: During one-on-one training we discuss the kinds of assessments
we do with our clients and how we help meet their individual needs.
No two clients are alike.
Q:Will there be someone I can call on when I need
help and who will give me feedback on how well I'm doing or where I
A: Help is only phone call away. From experience, the client
is the best judge of progress, learning to read does not happen overnight
-- it is meeting the small milestones that is beautiful.
Q:Are there costs that I should know about (materials,
training, travel, etc)?
A: All materials, mainly books, are free. We are
fortunate enough to have received grant funding from several sources.
The only expense you will incur will be the gas it takes to get from
your home or place of work, to the tutorial site. BCLP works with tutors
and clients to find a meeting spot conveinent to both parties.