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.
No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.
About Literacy Alliance of Northeast Florida (formerly Learn to Read Jacksonville)
40 E Adams St, Suite LL30, Jacksonville, FL 32202, US
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
We'll work with your schedule.
40 E Adams Street LL 30.Jacksonville, FL32202
April 28, 2021
Reading / Writing
Must be at least 18
Orientation or Training
Minimum 1 to 1 1/2 hours/week of instruction with a student for six months.