Did you know that English proficient immigrants earn 13 to 24% more than their peers who are not?
As a volunteer English Language (ESL) Tutor, you will help to broaden a student’s horizons by teaching them the necessary skills to build their English language competency.
Arlington Reads has students waiting to be matched with you! Just 90 minutes, one or two days a week is all it takes to change lives through the power of language!
Volunteers with Arlington Reads choose their own schedules! Our classes are scheduled based on our volunteers' availability. We host classes 6 days a week, Monday to Thursday from 10 a.m. until 9 p.m., Friday from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m., and Saturday from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. - affording even those with busy lives plenty of flexibility to work, study, and volunteer!
No experience is necessary! Arlington Reads provides our volunteers with the training, support, and materials needed to get started!
College students and Alternative TESOL Certification students can use their volunteer hours with Arlington Reads to satsify service learning and practicum requirements.*
Apply online* today and be an ambassador for a brighter tomorrow at: www.arlingtonlibrary.org/volunteer
*Only online volunteer applications through the library's website will be considered.
*Consult with your academic or program advisor prior to applying to verify that volunteer hours with Arlington Reads will satisfy course or training requirements.
- English as a Secondary Language (ESL)
- Adult Education
- Literacy / Reading
- Cross-cultural Communication
- Teaching / Instruction
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- Background Check
- Must be at least 18
- Orientation or Training
- Able to tutor on a weekly basis for 12 to14 weeks.