Thank you for your interest in becoming a tutor for an adult learner.
Tutoring can be a very rewarding experience. It can give you the opportunity to make a real difference in a person’s life, and enrich your own. We will provide you with training, resources and on-going support.
Adult Literacy Tutors help adult learners build basic reading, writing, math computer skills and essential work skills through one-to-one or small group instruction. To help you decide what kind of tutoring is right for you, have a look at our volunteer tutor job descriptions. Independent Learning Group Tutor One-to-One Tutor, Modular Group Tutor, Small Group Tutor, Volunteer Classroom Assistant
All volunteer tutors will receive a minimum of 10 hours of online training and mentoring. One-to-one tutors will receive an additional 1-day Laubach Certification workshop.
Time and commitment
Commitment and responsibility varies with each volunteer position.
Here are the steps you will take to become an Adult Literacy Tutor:
- Download, print and complete the TLG Volunteer Application Form.
- Send the form to our Outreach Coordinator, Marilena Benak.
- Meet with a Program Coordinator so we can tell you more about the position and you can get all the information you need.
- Complete the training.
- Be matched with your student and start.
All volunteers must be willing to complete our application and volunteer screening process which includes a Vulnerable Sector Police Records check.