Make The Difference: Become a Literacy Tutor (Adult or Youth)


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It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


1044 Middlefield RdRedwood City, CA 94063
Adult Pair


BE THE DIFFERENCE in the life of an adult or child. Volunteer tutors work one-on-one for just a few hours a week, helping learners attain their personal educational goals. Tutors work with learners in a relaxed and supportive environment, providing a source of inspiration and hope, and instill a lifelong love of learning. Tutoring sessions are individualized, and designed to meet the needs of learners to improve their literacy skills and to achieve their goals.

Adult Tutors: Project READ offers tutor training for new community volunteers six times a year.

Teen Tutors: Project READ offers teen tutor trainings on a monthly basis. If you are interested in tutoring or volunteering with Project READ, please contact us or stop by; (650) 780-7077.

Teen Training Dates: Jan. 31, Feb. 28, March 28, April 25 (4:30-6:00 pm)

2017 Tutor Training Dates

Tutors complete 15 hours of tutor training prior to being matched with a learner.

Training sessions are held at the downtown Redwood City Library. All five evening meetings are from 6pm - 9pm.

  • January 17, 19, 24, 26, 31

  • March 21, 23, 28, 30, April 4

  • May 16, 18, 23, 25, 30

  • August 15, 17, 22, 24, 29

  • October 17, 19, 24, 26, 30

Teach someone to read; you’ll be amazed by what you learn.


Good Match For

Teens People 55+

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