Become a Tutor
Tutoring is a Rewarding and Life-Enhancing Experience!
Literacy for Life's tutors are the heart of our program. Tutors provide one-to-one and small group instruction in reading, writing, math, ESL (English as a Second Language), and computer skills.
We'll give you all the training you need to get started. We provide ongoing support through individual consultation, in-service workshops, a resource library, and referral to online training resources.
Yes, you can! Teaching experience and a second language are not required.
Patience, flexibility, a positive outlook, and a desire to learn new things!
High school completion or equivalent
English language skills (native speaker or advanced ESL)
Basic computer skills (comfort with common applications)
Able to commit to one year of consistent tutoring
Willing to submit to a routine background check
Tutors and their Students Form a Special Bond
For an excellent introduction to adult literacy tutoring, we encourage you to view the online course "Volunteering in a Literacy Program" at the ProLiteracy Education Network. (You will need to create a free non-member account.)
Ready to Get Started?
Complete our Volunteer Registration Form.
We will invite you to a tutor training series. The first no-obligation session will describe our mission, services, learners, and expectations.
We'll provide you will tutor application to complete.
You will attend additional training workshops to get you fully prepared to help your learner meet his or her goals!
Questions? Please call 757-221-3325 or email firstname.lastname@example.org