01 Nov A big response from would-be volunteers
The SBS series Lost For Words has generated a big response from people keen to teach or tutor in adult literacy. Since the program first screened, over 110 people have rung the Hotline either wanting to volunteer their time or find out how to pursue a career in adult literacy.
The Australian Council for Adult Literacy (ACAL) has created a survey to capture this interest in the adult literacy and numeracy field. If you are contacted by someone asking how to volunteer or how to work in the field, please encourage them to do this survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/XYL6755
Remember – if you are running a volunteer literacy program please make sure we know about it so we can refer both learners and potential volunteers!