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Project Read Tutor

  • Type:Volunteer
  • Posted Date:06/23/2017 3:55 PM

Job Title: Volunteer Tutor for Adults - Reading, writing, spelling

Supervisor: Fernando Cordova, Literacy Services Coordinator

Time Commitment: 1-2 hours per week, minimum 1 day per week; 6 month time commitment required.

Duties (may include):

After attending tutor training, the following is expected

  • Meet regularly and punctually with your learner
  • Plan and conduct lessons tailored to your learner’s specific needs, learning styles, 
    and interests
  • Review and reinforce learning frequently – praise often
  • Attend two Project Read continuing education workshops within the year
  • Check in with the Project Read office regularly concerning learner progress


  • Minimum Age, 18
  • Patient, dependable, and prompt
  • Respectful of confidentiality
  • Able to read and write English
  • Flexible
  • Friendly
  • Optimistic
  • Sense of humor is helpful

Professional training as a teacher is not required but college degree preferred

Fringe Benefits:

  • Heightened perception of the world around you
  • Deepened understanding of values and lifestyles different from your own
  • Broadened imagination for creative problem solving
  • A thorough understanding of the skills of reading and writing
  • Membership in the very special group of people working as Project Read tutors

To apply, please complete the volunteer application.

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