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Half Moon Bay LibraryHalf Moon Bay, CA 94019


Do you have 2-4 hours a week to help people in our community learn what they need to feel successful and supported in such areas as completing job applications, reading to their children, navigating computers and technology, studying for the GED, budgeting, learning how to write, and other areas of critical importance to build long-term life skills.

San Mateo County READS is seeking VOLUNTEER TUTORS to work one-on-one, in small groups, or in conversation clubs with adult learners. Location: Half Moon Bay Library.

As a volunteer tutor you will receive FREE TRAINING and ON-GOING SUPPORT. No previous experience is needed. The volunteer must be 18 or older. Positions are available at the Half Moon Bay Library.

Our tutors:
  • Help people achieve their educational, career, and personal life goals

  • Meet with their student 2 to 4 hours a week for a minimum of 6 months

  • Change lives and develop relationships

  • Share their love of reading, writing, and other life skills

  • Are patient, flexible, thoughtful and have a good sense of humor

  • And most importantly, they feel great about what they do!

Please help us--there are so many people in our community actively looking for ways to improve their lives and the lives of their families and larger communities. Help us support them.

Sign up for a new and rewarding experience!


  • Tutoring
  • Literacy / Reading
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Reading / Writing
  • Financial Literacy
  • English as a Secondary Language (ESL)

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2 to 4 hours a week
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