Literacy Volunteers of America - Illinois
Commission AmeriCorps State FY 2011
The VOCAL program assists community and faith-based agencies provide increased services to low literate adults and incarcerated teens through: 1.) One-to-one and small group tutoring by AmeriCorps members; 2.) Recruitment of volunteers to serve as tutors; and, 3.) Development activities that instill in members an ethic of service and provides the training needed for them to be successful in their assignments and hands-on experience to pursue post-service positions in the adult education field.