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May 28, 2010

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May 28, 2010

I am just getting started as a tutor for the OCCLC. I have worked with a student whose first language is Spanish. At first, the main goal for tutoring was to enhance his basic writing skills. Eventually, we bagan working on conversational skills. It was important to him to not only communicate through writing but to also learn the most basic topics to use in casual conversation. I enjoyed working with this student and helping him accomplish his goals. OCCLC has a lot to offer ESL students who just want to make a valuable contribution to the community that they have chosen to call home.

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Being involved in this organization has given me a strong sense of community. It has also reminded me of my goal as a teacher and that is to help individuals live up to their full potential.

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How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every month

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010

May 17, 2010

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May 17, 2010

I consider education as the bedrock of any prosperous and thriving society and the OCCLC's drive in providing adults with free basic education is simply an act of human resource empowerment and a potent seed of individual and societal wellbeing. If the objectives of OCCLC are met the effects would be multi-sectoral. For instance, there would be able manpower to attract jobs and investment drives in our counties; more tax dollars would be available in the counties. Social safety/health campaign programs would be more meaningful and better imparted to a society with more educated populace. It is with above views that one is motivated to become a volunteer and i urge all hands to support OCCLC by way of finances, time and logistics to help plant and nurture this seed of education in our communities.

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I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

Being equipped and motivated in teaching OCCLC's candidates.

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How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every week

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2009

May 11, 2010

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May 11, 2010

We held a program at the Boys & Girls Club of El Dorado (BGCE). There were churches, community organizations and civic groups involved. Groups such as Smackover Pride youth group, Zion Watch Baptist Church, and Starlight PAW Team(Praise and Worship). The SMART Leaders of BGCE joined others to stuff bags and set up for the performances. We then as a group marched to the CASA Office to present the bags. We should look at time and other services that we could have previded along with the information bags. Over all we have a great first experience.

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I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

the MLK Day of Service. I enjoy team work efforts to acheive group goals. I enjoyed meeting new people that this organization has brought together for a common purpose.

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How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About once a year

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010

May 8, 2010

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May 8, 2010

Was paired with a young lady who wanted to improve her reading, vocabulary, and spelling skills so that she could work towards getting her GED. I have bonded with her and have watched her become a better reader each time we meet. Her self-esteem and confidence has improved tremendously. I am confident that she will be successful in reaching her academic goals.

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I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

Watching people, especially women, get the courage to walk through the door for help with their literacy skills and come back for each tutoring session with more enthusiasm because the tutor help them realize that learning can be fun and accomplished.

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If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Help them raise awareness and the funds to continue in the fight against adult illiteracy

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What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

Meeting the learners

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

Knowledgable, helpful, and friendly

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

Provide resources for many adult learners who are struggling to become self-sufficient

Ways to make it better...

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In my opinion, the biggest challenges facing this organization are...

More tutors and learners are needed to participate in the services

One thing I'd also say is that...

Thank you Ouachita Calhoun Counties Literacy Council

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every week

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010

May 7, 2010

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May 7, 2010

I enjoy helping others. This is part of my lifestyle and to help someone improve their reading, writing or math skills is a big enjoyment for me, especiall if this will help them to improve their position in life. There are several adults in this small town who could benefit from our help and the OCCLC has played an outstanding in promoting this organization and their benefit to the community.

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I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

working as a tutor.

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What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

The professionalism exhibited by the staff.

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

Informed, cooperative and hard-working individuals who spent many hours working to fulfill their goals.

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

Greatly improve the status of this small town through job placement and national literacy.

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every week

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010

May 7, 2010

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May 7, 2010

My first wonderful exciting experience was the Martin Luther King, Jr.

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The results of the Martin Luther King, Jr. day was awesome. As I reflected back on that day,I rejoiced on how the event was enlightening to so many people.

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If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

No changes

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What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

I am excited to be involve with the OCCLC one on one tutoring group. The experience of meeting new people and helping people in different areas is a challenge, because no two people are alike. I have the experience of sharing with others by listening.

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

The staff and volunteers that I met gave excitement to the event of the day. There was organization, leadership, and joy.

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

This organization could sponsor events such as seminars for self improvement with their clients, and the importance of volunteering.Also, projects for communities.

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The experience was great.

In my opinion, the biggest challenges facing this organization are...

The organization has the challenge of letting the community know that are available to help.

One thing I'd also say is that...

I hope the organization realize the importance of their service and continue to reach out.

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every week

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010

May 6, 2010

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May 6, 2010

I helped an older gentleman begin his journey in literacy. I started off with the sounds of each alphabet. He began to put small words together. He also started reading road signs.

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If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

Provide computer training/ Letures on HOW TO GET AHEAD/ Mentors for adults/ On the job training (for those who need it)

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every month

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010

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