Change a Life! Teach an Adult to READ at the Otay Mesa-Nestor Branch Library


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It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


3003 Coronado Ave.San Diego, CA 92154
READ Tutor


Tutor one-on-one assisting low-literate, English-speaking adults with basic reading, writing, spelling, math, GED prep or the U.S. Citizenship exam.

We are seeking volunteers who are patient, flexible and culturally sensitive. Literacy tutors meet with adult learners at all 35 branches of the San Diego Public Library, twice a week for 1.5 hours each time.

Must possess a H.S. Diploma/GED or higher. Must commit to 6 months of tutoring. Must complete the 12-hour literacy tutor training.


  • Tutoring
  • Adult Education
  • Mentoring
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Reading / Writing
  • Basic Computer Skills

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 6 months, 3 hours/week
  • Possess a H.S. Diploma/GED or higher. Complete the 12-hour literacy tutor training.

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