Enrich your own life by changing a studentís
Join a hundred people in
the East Bay who are working to change the
lives of their neighbors.
A motherís reading skill is the greatest determinant of her childrenís future academic success, outweighing other factors, such as neighborhood and family income.
National Institutes of Health, 2010
Tutors meet with their
students at libraries, coffeehouses and
other public spaces. They use a highly
customized learning curriculum designed to
meet each studentís individual needs.
SHARE YOUR GIFT OF
No prior teaching experience is required
to become a volunteer tutor with us. Most
tutors spend a minimum of two hours per week
tutoring their student. We ask that
prospective tutors plan to commit to at
least 9-12 months of tutoring.
This year, our
volunteers served nearly 100 students,
delivering over 3,000 hours of instruction.
Students need hundreds of hours more to meet
their goals. Please volunteer today. Click REGISTER in the text below for our current training schedule.
certain I am getting more pleasure
from this than my students are.Ē
Ms. J.R. Bristol
Literacy Volunteers will provide you with professional
training on techniques for both spoken
English and reading. You will leave the
training certified as a tutor, ready to be
matched with your student, and will get all
the materials and ongoing support you need
to help you and your student succeed.
Tutor Information Packet,
Frequently Asked Questions
REGISTER TO BECOME A TUTOR
If you or someone you know is interested
in becoming a tutor volunteer with Literacy
Volunteers, call us at (401) 247-2177, or
fill out and submit a
Tutor Intake Form and follow the instructions
ABE (Adult Basic Education) Resources
Online Math Resources
FORMS AND REPORTS
Monthly Hours Report
Practice Tests for CASAS
More CASAS Practice