Volunteer Tutor at the Racine County Jail

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Racine Literacy Council

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To help students:

  • Improve literacy skills.
  • Learn the English language.
  • Use newly learned skills to meet self-identified life skill goals.


  • Complete the Tutor Training Orientation online ( www.racineliteracy.com)
  • Complete online Prezi training ( https://prezi.com/4aag8oujt34b/just-in-time-tutor-training/?utm_campaign=share&utm_medium=copy)
  • Face-to-face training at Racine Literacy Council (2 ½ hrs)
  • Shadow an experienced tutor twice
  • Racine County Jail training
  • Participate in at least one in-service training session each year.


  • Be at least 18 years of age.
  • Be able to speak, understand, read and write English well enough to communicate clearly.
  • Have no record or conviction for any crime of violence or be recommended by Probation and Parole.
  • Be dependable, prompt, interested in helping others, sensitive to different backgrounds and cultures, respectful of confidentiality, patient, and optimistic.

Place of Work

Tutoring takes place at the Racine County Jail.


The tutor and students meet for two days/week for two hours each day. Tutors create the lessons from week to week with guidance from the Racine Literacy Council.

Duration of Work

We would like each tutor to volunteer for a minimum of four months. This allows tutor-student teams to build a trusting relationship and to see progress.


  1. Follow this link: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1BwEx9KjfPFmvJPcoTPeulR4a_wIhszVN/view?usp=sharing to access a printable application or obtain an application from the Racine Literacy Council, 734 Lake Ave, Racine, WI.
  2. Note on top of application interest in tutoring at Jail or Literacy Council.
  3. Submit completed application at the Racine Literacy Council or via email to ChaplainAnthony@racinecounty.com

Apply soon to be included in our upcoming training.

2019 training dates:

Monday, January 28, 2019 from 9:30am-12:00pm
Saturday, March 30, 2019 from 9:30am-12:00pm
Wednesday, May 29, 2019 from 5:30pm-8:00pm

**Training is held every other month, unless otherwise specified.

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717 Wisconsin AvenueRacine, WI 53403






  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 4-6 months

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