Executive Director Position

Literacy Volunteers of Essex/Franklin Counties, a non-profit organization based in Port Henry, seeks full-time executive director.  Candidates should have a bachelor’s degree or higher, strong leaderships skills, experience in education, along with grant writing and administration experience. Duties include supervising staff across two-counties, collaborating with board of directors, maintaining annual budget, conducting training, travel,and more. Candidates should have strong computers skills,be  familiar with Microsoft Office and Quickbooks.  Please send cover letter, resume, along with three references to Literacy Volunteers, 3265 Broad St.  Port Henry, NY 12974 by January 7.  You may also e-mail required documents to director@litvol.com.

Tutor Training

As the new school year begins, our focus turns to education. While young students return to school, millions of American adults seek personal empowerment through literacy.  We celebrate the determination of these adults to improve their reading, writing, speaking, math, and computer skills, in spite of their often busy and complicated lives.

Tutor Training workshops will be offered in each LVEF region during the fall. The twelve hour training is research-based and uses materials that reflect the latest knowledge, practices, and successful practices for adult learners.  The dates and locations for the orientation are as followed:

Port Henry: September 25 -  1pm
Malone: October 2  – 6pm
Lake Placid: October 14 -  5:30pm
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Annual Appreciation Dinner

Literacy Volunteers of Essex/Franklin Counties will host is annual appreciation dinner on Wednesday October 8, 2014 at the Lake Placid Community Church.  The event will be held from 6-8pm, and all are welcome to attend.  If you would like to bring a dish to share, it would be greatly appreciated.  Please RSVP by October 3rd to your local program coordinator.

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