In-person Tutor for Adult Immigrants or Refugees - Greensboro or High Point

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ORGANIZATION: Reading Connections, Inc

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Did you know that 1 in 5 adults in Guilford County, North Carolina, struggles with basic literacy skills? That's almost 80,000 adults! Reading Connections exists to support these individuals in reaching their literacy goals. Not being able to read or write in English hinders one's ability to get a job, thrive in a career, seek proper healthcare, and engage with their community. Reading Connections exists to support these individuals in reaching their literacy goals. We're looking for dedicated volunteers to tutor students one-on-one and in small groups to improve their reading, writing, speaking, listening, math, technology, and employability skills.

Our ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) program is seeking tutors to support non-native English speakers. Training and resources are provided for all tutors. Tutors are matched with students based on their areas of interest and availability. All new tutors must complete a 2-hour training before being matched with a student. We offer free monthly training sessions on Zoom. Tutoring takes place at our offices in Greensboro and High Point or in other public spaces throughout Guilford County.


  • Submit a monthly tutor report by the 5th of each month for one-to-one tutoring sessions
  • Must complete a volunteer application form
  • Must attend one orientation session on Zoom
  • Must complete a one-hour, online, self-paced training that qualifies them to tutor one-on-one or in small groups

Time Commitment : Tutors are asked to meet with their student(s) for 2-4 hours each week for six months.


  • Enthusiastic about reading, writing, and the English language
  • Patient with students

Scheduling and Tutoring Sites : The meeting day(s), time(s), and site will be selected at the mutual convenience of both the tutor and student, as indicated on their applications.

If you're interested in making a life-long impact on adults seeking literacy instruction, this is the opportunity for you! Please email our Volunteer Coordinator, Quaneisha Payne, at for more information.

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About Reading Connections, Inc


122 N. Elm Street, Suite 920, Greensboro, NC 27401, US

Mission Statement

Our mission is to help adults live more independently by providing basic literacy services, to increase community awareness of adult literacy needs, and to serve as a resource for the provision of basic literacy services.


  • One-to-One or Small Group Tutoring
  • Basic Reading and Writing Assistance
  • Help Learning English as a Second Language
  • GED or High School Equivalency Preparation
All Reading Connections services are free and confidential. Reading Connections serves all of Guilford County and has offices in Greensboro and High Point.


Education & Literacy
Immigrants & Refugees
Community, Education & Literacy, Immigrants & Refugees


We'll work with your schedule.


Multiple locations Greensboro, NC 27401



  • Tutoring
  • Literacy / Reading
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Adult Education
  • Reading / Writing
  • People Skills


  • People 55+


  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2-4 hours per week for 6 months
  • GED or High School Diploma

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