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Literacy Services of Wisconsin

  • 27 people are interested


Volunteer tutors will work remotely via zoom, other online platforms or phone with adult students. Subjects may include English language (not restarting until Jan. 2021), math, science, reading, and writing. Volunteers will provide support for students to improve their skills and reach their educational goals.

Estimated Time Commitment:


  • High school diploma and some college
  • Must be patient, compassionate, supportive, and enthusiastic
  • Should be able to follow directions to ensure instruction is delivered with consistency and fidelity
  • Should be willing to receive ongoing training to keep pace with their students
  • Should be independent and resourceful
  • Must have valid email address and regular email access, and comfortable using technology

Role Responsibilities:

  • Be reliable and inform Program Staff ahead of any absences
  • Motivate students with positive reinforcement, patience, and enthusiasm
  • Refer to training materials to hone skills and find information
  • Ask questions whenever they arise; program staff are available to assist you
  • Adhere to the procedures and methods described in your training; check with program staff before incorporating different materials into lessons
  • Report specific concerns or issues to the program staff and assist in resolving any problems


If you have any questions, please email volunteer@literacyservices.org

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About Literacy Services of Wisconsin


555 N. Plankinton Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53203, US

Mission Statement

Literacy Services of Wisconsin partners with motivated adults to provide access to quality basic education and skills training so they can improve their lives, enrich their families, and strengthen our community.


Literacy Services of Wisconsin is the longest volunteer-driven provider of adult literacy and basic education in the Milwaukee area. We are driven by our core belief in the power of education at any age to positively change lives.

Education & Literacy
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We'll work with your schedule.


This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.


  • Tutoring
  • Literacy / Reading
  • Math / Science Instruction
  • Financial Literacy
  • English as a Secondary Language (ESL)
  • Adult Education




  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • We require volunteers to make a weekly commitment for the entirety of the class (16 weeks) or 6 months if working with an individual student. Some drop-in opportunities are available.

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