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Change an Adult Life Through Literacy: Become a Tutor! (in person or *online)

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Literacy Alliance of Northeast Florida (formerly Learn to Read Jacksonville)

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Literacy Alliance of Northeast Florida
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Working with an adult learner is a rewarding experience! Our tutors:

  • Tutor adult students who generally read below a 9th grade level
  • Work one-on-one, with a small group, or computer-based instruction
  • Help a student build reading, language, and/or math skills
  • Receive training, curriculum, materials, and support
  • Must be at least 18 years of age and pass a background screening
  • Commit to at least 6 months of volunteering, approximately 1 to 1 1/2 hours a week
  • Work during varied times and locations across Duval County
  • Are part a team to change adult lives through literacy!

*During the COVID-19 time period, all tutor training and tutoring of students may be conducted online or over the phone. Tutors will need a computer, internet connection, and a phone to participate. When it is safe, tutoring can resume in person. As libraries reopen, tutors may meet in-person according to COVID safety measures.

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About Literacy Alliance of Northeast Florida (formerly Learn to Read Jacksonville)


40 E Adams St, Suite LL30, Jacksonville, FL 32202, US

Mission Statement

The Literacy Alliance of Northeast Florida’s mission is to increase literacy awareness and improve adult literacy in Jacksonville through formal instruction and volunteer-based tutoring.


The Literacy Alliance offers adults (16 years and older) small group classes, computer-assisted instruction, and one-on-one tutoring to improve reading, writing, and math skills. We also offer workshops/classes in financial literacy, health literacy, and career coaching. All of our classes are 100% free to our students.

This important work would not be possible without the support of the community, volunteers, and donors.

Education & Literacy


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40 E Adams Street LL 30.Jacksonville, FL 32202



  • Tutoring
  • Adult Education
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Mathematics
  • Reading / Writing




  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Minimum 1 to 1 1/2 hours/week of instruction with a student for six months.
  • Monthly progress reports, continuing education.

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