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Volunteerism

Series or Serial: Fact Sheet 5

Publisher: USDE, Division of Adult Education and Literacy

Published At: Washington, DC

Date Published: 1998

Distributor: Clearinghouse on Adult Education and Literacy, Division of Adult Education and Literacy, Office of Vocational and Adult Education, U.S. Department of Education

Source Address: 400 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Mary E. Switzer Bldg, Room 4428

Source City/State/Zip: Washington DC 20202-7240

Phone: 202-205-9996

Material Type: Information Analysis

Intended Audience: General

Physical Media: Print

Physical Description: 2 p.

Subjects: Adult Literacy; Volunteers

Abstract:
This fact sheet briefly summaries the opportunities for volunteers in adult literacy programs in the United States. Characteristics of volunteer instruction and agency contact information is given. Online users should be aware that as of 2012, the federal volunteer structure was basically unchanged. However, the two independent volunteer literacy organizations featured in the fact sheet, Literacy Volunteers of America (LVA) and Laubach Literacy Action (LLA), merged in 2002 to form ProLiteracy www.proliteracy.org/?

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