Adult GED Tutors needed!

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Durham Literacy Center

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The Durham Literacy Center

The Durham Literacy Center is seeking tutors to help adult learners prepare for GED tests! No prior tutoring experience is necessary.

What would I teach?The GED includes four subject tests: math, science, social studies, and reading/writing. Volunteers can work with students in one or more of these subjects. A 2-hour training is provided, and you will get a chance to see the prep materials prior to deciding which subject or subjects you will teach. Program staff provide ongoing support as needed.

Who would I teach? Each tutor is matched with one adult learner who reads at or above a 9th grade level and wants to earn a GED diploma.

When would I teach? Tutors choose their own schedules during our classroom hours, which are Monday through Thursday between the hours of 9am-12pm and 4:30pm-8:30pm. We ask tutors to meet with their students twice a week for 90-minute lessons, but once-a-week (2-hour) schedules are also possible.

Where would I teach? 1905 Chapel Hill Road, Durham, NC 27707

We are currently scheduling Volunteer Orientations for individuals interested in this role. If you respond to this listing, we will email you with additional information.

The start and end dates are the time in which this posting will be up, not how long the commitment is. We ask for a one semester commitment, which will be early September through mid-December for the Fall Semester. We can work around most pre-existing travel plans or other required breaks. (It is fine to take the week of Thanksgiving off, for example.) Please email us with any questions.

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About Durham Literacy Center


1905 Chapel Hill Rd, Durham, NC 27707, US

Mission Statement

The Durham Literacy Center is the leading independent organization dedicated to providing free literacy services to adults and out-of-school youth in Durham County. Our mission is to empower Durham County residents who want to improve their lives and the lives of their families by improving their literacy skills.


The DLC provides direct individual and small group instruction in reading, writing, English language, and computer skills to adults and families seeking to improve their education and/or move toward economic self-suffiency. We partner with a number of social service, health, education, and workforce-related organizations and agencies to meet the diverse needs of the Durham community.


Sun Sep 01, 2019 - Mon Dec 16, 2019


1905 Chapel Hill Rd.Durham, NC 27707



  • Adult Education
  • Math / Science Instruction
  • Reading / Writing
  • General Education
  • Tutoring
  • Teaching / Instruction


  • People 55+


  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2 to 4 hours per week
  • Tutors need to have their own transportation to and from the Durham Literacy Center and have access to email and a phone.

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