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Volunteer Adult Literacy Tutor

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ORGANIZATION: San Luis Obispo County Library

  • 9 people are interested

About the Position

Are you looking for a rewarding volunteer opportunity to make a positive impact on someone’s life? San Luis Obispo County Public Libraries is looking for dedicated and compassionate individuals to join TLC: The Literacy Connection team to provide hope and practical help to residents who struggle daily because of limited literacy skills.

As a volunteer tutor with TLC, you will be trained to work with English-speaking adults and play a crucial role in empowering learners improve their literacy skills and achieve their desired goals.

Teaching experience welcome but not necessary; only a desire to help and the ability to commit to this opportunity are required. Must be 18 or older to apply.

The Ideal Candidate


  1. Provide one-on-one or small group tutoring sessions to improve learner’s reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills.
  2. Foster a supportive and encouraging learning environment to help learners build confidence in their literacy skills.
  3. Regularly assess learners’ progress and provide feedback to help them track their achievements.

  1. Patience, empathy, and the ability to motivate and inspire adult learners in their literacy journey.
  2. Cultural sensitivity and understanding of the unique challenges faced by adult learners from diverse backgrounds.
  3. Reliability and commitment to volunteering.
  4. Willingness to undergo a background check and any necessary training provided by TLC.

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About San Luis Obispo County Library


995 Palm St., San Luis Obispo, CA 93401, US

Mission Statement

The mission of the County of San Luis Obispo Public Libraries is to provide materials and services to people seeking knowledge, lifelong learning, and recreation, as well as to ensure that all patrons of the library may use those materials and services to the maximum extent possible.


Public libraries in California seek to engage the talents, skills and commitment of volunteers to serve the communities' information and literacy needs. Libraries offer a variety of skilled volunteer opportunities to make a meaningful contribution to library programs, operations, fundraising events and other community engagement functions. Skilled volunteers have opportunities to lead projects, work with teams of staff and volunteers, learn new skills, and have fun.


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Education & Literacy
Arts & Culture, Community, Education & Literacy


Fri Apr 26, 2024 - Thu Jul 25, 2024


Multiple locations San Luis Obispo, CA 93405






  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training

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