Adult Literacy Center in Des Moines recruiting volunteers

DES MOINES, Iowa- The Adult Literacy Center in Des Moines looking for volunteers to help those who for need some help with their reading skills.

Spokesperson Vicki Merrifield tells WHO Radio News they'll have two training sessions for volunteers, September 10th, 3-5 p.m. and September 12th, 5-7 p.m.

Training will be conducted at Des Moines Area Community College-Urban Campus, Building One.

Merrifield says volunteers will be given basic information about tutoring strategies at the training sessions.

She says sometimes people seeking help at the Adult Literacy Center struggled with a learning disability in school, or have language barriers, and want to improve to better themselves, with a goal of getting a better job.

For more information, call 515-248-7517 or

(Photo from Adult Literacy Center)