Volunteer Training Schedules

English as a Second Language

English as a Second Language (ESL) tutors work with adults for whom English is not a first language; these are individuals who want to improve conversation, reading and writing of English.  Knowledge of a foreign language is not necessary.

Vita is offering an English as a Second Language (ESL) training to prepare volunteers to work with small ESL groups in Bensalem and Fairless Hills.  The 10-hour training will be held on July 25 & 27, and August 1 & 3, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in Bensalem. Registration is necessary as space is limited. 

Basic Literacy

Literacy tutors work with small groups of adults in the community or with individuals in the Bucks County Correctional Facility who want to improve their basic reading, writing, and math skills. Tutor training provides an understanding of the adult learner and the techniques to become an effective tutor.

No trainings scheduled at this time.Decisions For Living

Decisions for Living (DFL) tutors work with clients in the Bucks County Correctional Facilities, teaching a process that emphasizes self-awareness, personal responsibility, critical thinking, and goal setting. DFL provides clients with tools to help them reintegrate more effectively into the community upon release.

No trainings scheduled at this time.