Small-group Tutor at County Jail, Federal Prison Camp


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


TCJC, FCI PekinPekin, IL 61554


Volunteers are needed to conduct literacy-based classes for women and men at the Tazewell County Justice Center and men at the FCI-Pekin and its satellite camp. Each weekly ninety-minute class at TCJC is stand alone and may cover topics such as employment skills, life skills such as setting personal goals or keeping a journal, and GED instruction. Quarterly eight-week classes at the FCI include a book club, creative writing, public speaking, and parenting.

Volunteers are required to complete a background check and additional training at the institutions beyond the YWCA's pre-service adult literacy tutor training.


  • Adult Education
  • Literacy / Reading
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Reading / Writing

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1 - 1 1/2 hrs./week for one year

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