WriterCoach Connection appeals for volunteers for fall coaching season

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WriterCoach Connection appeals for volunteers for fall coaching season
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Kathy Chouteau

WriterCoach Connection is readying for back-to-school in Contra Costa County and beyond by calling for volunteers for its fall coaching season.

The organization’s volunteer coaches—who are fully trained and background-checked—offer free online and in-person critical thinking and writing coaching to 7-12th grade students during class, per its website. Previous teaching experience is not required to become a volunteer.

WriterCoach Connection’s College Is Real initiative kicks off at the end of August, while its middle school coaching sessions start in October. Coaching typically occurs in schools and youth-centric organizations with students who’ve had unequal access to educational opportunities, according to the organization on its website.

Those interested in volunteering for WriterCoach Connection can get started by clicking here to sign-up to learn more via a 30-minute orientation on Thursdays at 4 p.m. PST. LiveScan fingerprinting and a three-hour online Coaches Core Training follows.