Become a Literacy Volunteer!
Literacy New York Greater Capital Region is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing confidential instruction by trained staff and volunteers to individuals who wish to improve their reading, writing, math and/or English fluency skills. Our free educational services include: basic literacy instruction in reading, writing and math; preparation for the HSE; ELL (English Language Learning) tutoring and group instruction; tutoring and application assistance for the citizenship exam.
We are currently seeking volunteer tutors for multiple locations thoughout Albany county.
Tutors: Tutors work one-on-one with with adults who wish to improve their basic literacy or English Language skills. Tutors meet with learners at mutually convenient times in a public location, such as a library or coffee shop for a minimum of 2 hours per week. Tutors must be at least 18 years of age, have a high school diploma, and the ability to read, write, and speak English.
- Literacy / Reading
- Adult Education
- Teaching / Instruction
- English as a Secondary Language (ESL)
- Reading / Writing
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- Must be at least 18
- Orientation or Training
- Minimum of 2 hours per week for one year.