Adult Tutor at The Seattle Public Library's Rainier Beach Branch


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


9125 Rainier Ave. S.Seattle, WA 98118


Volunteers provide tutoring and encouragement for English language and adult basic education learners who are developing skills in conversational English, reading comprehension, writing and basic mathematics. They also tutor people who are preparing for exams, including the GED and U.S. Naturalization tests. Volunteers must have strong English skills, flexibility and enjoy interacting with adult learners from all walks of life.

Tutors are scheduled once a week for at least six months. Desired qualifications and skills include: college graduate; a friendly demeanor and communication skills; fluency in written and spoken English; proficiency in basic mathematics; patience and a willingness to use a variety of methods to promote understanding with students; respect of diverse cultures and values.

The Rainier Beach Branch’s Adult Education Tutoring program is offered from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Thursdays. Contact to request information and an application.


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

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • Thursdays, 5:50 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
  • College graduate; six-month commitment

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