Basic Literacy or ESOL Tutor

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Literacy Volunteers of Greater Hartford

  • 22 people are interested

To get started, please complete our online volunteer application at and we will follow up with you. Thanks!

Basic Literacy and English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) volunteer tutors are trained to provide instruction in reading, writing, and speaking English to small groups of 3-6 adult students. Classes are also offered in math, GED prep, U.S. Citizenship, and more. It is a mutually rewarding, life-changing experience for both student and tutor! Tutoring opportunities are available in Hartford and East Hartford on a variety of days and times.

Before beginning as a tutor, prospective volunteers are required to complete the following orientation & training process: 1) Complete our online volunteer application at 2) Visit our Hartford Literacy Center for a Welcome Meeting & Tour 3) Complete a 1-hour online ProLiteracy training 4) Observe 2 classes prior to training workshops 5) Participate in a 3-session training workshop 6) Complete two student teaching sessions. Our tutor training workshops take place three times a year (fall, winter, and spring).

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Education & Literacy


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30 Arbor St.Hartford, CT 06106



  • Tutoring
  • Adult Education
  • Literacy / Reading
  • Math / Science Instruction
  • Reading / Writing
  • English as a Secondary Language (ESL)


  • People 55+


  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2-2½ hours per week
  • A minimum of a high school diploma (or GED) and the ability to read, write, and speak English

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