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Salinas Public Library - Literacy Center

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Learning to Read

Adult Literacy Tutor

Assist adults to improve their basic reading skills so they can achieve their personal goals and develop their potential.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide one-on-one or small group tutoring in basic reading, writing, and spelling.

  • Submit simple monthly reports on hours tutored, progress and challenges.

  • Maintain contact with Literacy Services Center regarding student needs, concerns, questions, etc.


  • Flexible, mature and patient.

  • Interest in and ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds.


  • Minimum six months commitment.

  • Schedule determined by the availability of tutor and student

  • Typically two hours per week plus an hour of preparation, reporting and travel time.

Training and support

  • Orientation to the Library and Literacy Programs and Services.

  • Attendance at tutor training workshop.

  • Ongoing in-service tutoring.

  • Provided wide variety of training and teaching support materials.

  • One-on-One support from tutor trainer.

Benefits to the Volunteer

  • Gain experience in working with people from diverse backgrounds.

  • Meet variety of interesting people

  • Help your community.

For More Information

Contact Mary Ellison at or call the Salinas Public Library Literacy Services Center at (831) 758-7916.

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350 Lincoln Avenue615 Williams Road1400 North Main StreetSalinas, CA 93901



  • Literacy / Reading
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Tutoring
  • Reading / Writing
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Verbal / Written Communication




  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • Minimum of 2 Hours/twice a week

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