The C.A.L.L. program (Community Access to Literacy and Learning) pairs trained community volunteers with adults who want to improve their reading, writing, or math skills, but who are unable to access literacy or ESL classes or programs.
Community Access to Literacy and Learning (C.A.L.L.) in Abbotsford matches volunteer tutors with adults who want to improve their reading, writing, basic math, basic computer, or English speaking skills. We help individual meet their goals for basic literacy, quality of life, employment, and self sufficiency. Newcomers are also given the opportunity to improve their English while learning about life in Canada. Hours of operation: Monday: 10 AM-3 PM; 4:30-9:30 PM Tuesday: 10 AM-3PM Wednesday: 10 AM-3 PM; 4:30-9:30 PM Thursday: 10 AM-3 PM Friday: 4:30-9:30 PM Please note: We are closed each day from 12 noon-1 PM. Evening and weekend hours are subject to flexibility. Please call to confirm.
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If you are interested in volunteering with Abbotsford Community Services, consider becoming a volunteer tutor with the C.A.L.L Program: The Community Access to Literacy and Learning Program pairs trained community volunteers with adults who want to improve their reading, writing, or math skills, but who are unable to access literacy or ESL classes or programs. Volunteer and learner pairs arrange to get together at convenient locations in the community for up to four hours every week to work on meeting learner set literacy goals for improved quality of life, employment, or self sufficiency. This program needs the help of dedicated and caring volunteers to fulfill its mission. C.A.L.L. offers training and ongoing support to its volunteers. The training program includes information about how adults learn to read and write, how we learn to learn, how to help people set and meet learning goals, and much more. It is a great opportunity to make a difference in someone's life and to give back to the community. If you are interested, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 604-768-6277.
Hope everyone had a happy Lunar New Year & a great Family Day this weekend!
Food Safe Course on June 7th at 8:30am offered at the John Howard Society Fraser Valley. This may be of interest to learners who are looking for employment in the food services industry. There is limited space available so call to register! 604-852-1226
Attn Tutors: Just a reminder that we will be having the last of the tutor workshops this coming Saturday from 10:00-12:00 called "What Will I do While You're Gone?" The topic will be self study strategies for learners.
Attn Tutors: Join us on Saturday, May 25th for our CALL Tutor Workshop: Building Vocabulary. It will be held at the CALL Program office (Apollo Centre Ice) from 10:00am - 12. Learn how to help your learners learn (and to keep in mind) vocabulary that is useful for their purposes!
The CALL Office has new hours! We are now open Mondays 10-3 & 4:30-9:30, Tuesdays 10-3, Wednesdays 10-3 & 4:30-9:30, Thursdays 10-3, and Fridays 4:30-9:30. Please note: we are closed each day from 12 noon-1pm. We are also open some Saturdays! (subject to availability) Call for more info or to make an appointment: 604-768-6277
From June 12-25 the CALL Program office will be closed during daytime hours. The office will still be open during regular evening hours Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 4:30 - 9:30pm. We are also open ocasionally on Saturdays! Please call for availability or to set up a meeting: 604-768-6277
May 7th: Girls Safety, Self-Care, and Spa Day - The Fraser Valley Community action Team is proud to host an informative day for girls 12-18 in the Fraser Valley. The day will be filled with information and presentations designed to help keep youth safe from exploitation and other dangers. If a learner has daughters, nieces, dependents, etc. who are interested in going let us know and we will complete a referral.