Tutor an adult in basic literacy skills (reading and writing)

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Literacy Council of Chelan and Douglas Counties

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Did you know there are many adults in our community who have trouble reading and writing? Become an adult basic literacy tutor with the Literacy Council to make a difference in the life of an individual.

Our organization provides free reading and writing assistance for adults who speak English fluently but have trouble reading and writing. We depend solely on volunteers in the community.

No experience teaching is required. The three most important requirements include:

  • Speak, read, and write English well
  • 18 years of age or older
  • Commit to tutoring a 1.5-hour class twice a week for four months

We provide:

  • Online, self-paced training
  • Tutoring support, materials, and classroom space
  • Coffee!

Use your skills and give the gift of literacy. We will match you up with a student depending on your available times to tutor.

Visit our website to learn more and apply to volunteer!


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About Literacy Council of Chelan and Douglas Counties


508 S. Chelan Ave., Bldg. B, Wenatchee, WA 98801, US

Mission Statement

The mission of the Literacy Council of Chelan and Douglas Counties is to actively promote literacy awareness in our community and provide direct tutoring instruction in reading, writing, listening, speaking, and life skills to motivated adult learners in Chelan and Douglas Counties.


The Literacy Council provides English as a second language and basic literacy instruction to adults in Chelan and Douglas counties. We train volunteer tutors to teach small classes of up to six students for a minimum of 15 weeks. Classes meet at the Wenatchee Community Center, several student workplaces in the agricultural sector, and other locations in surrounding communities. Our aim is to help students reach self-defined goals related to learning English.


We'll work with your schedule.


508 S. Chelan St.Bldg. BWenatchee, WA 98801



  • Tutoring
  • Literacy / Reading
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Adult Education




  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 5 hours per week (3 tutoring, 2 prep)

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