Volunteer literacy tutors needed for elementary schools

Cause Areas


Sat Oct 01, 2016 - Sat Sep 30, 2017


Elementary schools in Hamden, New Haven & East HavNew Haven Reads after-school tutoring programHamden, CT 06517

Making a difference in the lives of children by helping them learn to read.


Young children need you! Help them by volunteering as a literacy tutor with AARP Experience Corps - Greater New Haven. We are looking for volunteers age 50 and older to tutor students in literacy 3 times a week in area elementary schools or at New Haven Reads after school literacy tutoring progarm. Experience Corps volunteers also promote reading at fun community events. No experience needed. Training is provided and begins in October. Must have a high school diploma or equivalent, and pass a literacy screening and background check by fingerprints. Small stipend and funding to help child/grandchild pay for college provided. One year commitment required. For more information, call Sheila at (203) 752-3059 x2900 or email volunteer@aoascc.org. Please contact by September 9th.

This project is a proud member of the AmeriCorps National Service Network. For more information on AARP Experience Corps- Greater New Haven, please visit www.aoascc.org/experiencecorps


  • Reading / Writing
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Relationship Building
  • Tutoring
  • Mentoring
  • Literacy / Reading

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 50
  • Orientation or Training
  • 10+ hours per week over 3 days.
  • Must: have a high school diploma or equivalent & pass a background check via fingerprints.
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