Volunteer Literacy Tutor


Cause Areas


Wed Apr 19, 2017 - Thu Jun 22, 2017


420 Atlantic AvenueBrooklyn, NY 11217


READ 718 is looking for volunteer literacy tutors. Volunteers must attend an orientation and one training session. We are currently recruiting for our Spring program (April 19-June 22, 2017).

READ 718 is a non-profit literacy center that provides afterschool tutoring and literacy workshops to low-income students in grades 3-8. We are looking for dedicated, reliable, caring, positive people who are committed to working with a child twice a week for 9 weeks (April 19-June 22), excluding Public School vacation dates. Tutors will be provided with easy-to-follow lesson plans for each session, and will have access to reading specialists for questions and guidance.

Children who are behind in reading after grade 3 and do not receive the targeted instruction that they need simply fall further and further behind. READ 718 aims to provide students with high quality, supplementary instruction to bridge the gap between students who are struggling and their grade level peers.

If you are interested in being a volunteer tutor, please visit our site and complete application at: http://read718.org/volunteer-application/


  • Tutoring
  • Youth Services
  • Mentoring
  • Literacy / Reading
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Reading / Writing

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Two 80-minute sessions a week for 10 weeks
  • Complete application on website at: http://read718.org/volunteer-application/

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