Adult Literacy Volunteers

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Adult Literacy Project, Waubonsee Community College

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 128 people are interested

If you like working one on one or in a small group helping someone learn, then this is the opportunity for you!

You can volunteer to do one (or even all!) of the following:

  • Meet with a student 1 on 1 as a tutor and help them learn English, Math, or computer skills
  • Assist a teacher in a classroom while they teach English to non-native speakers
  • Assist a teacher in a classroom while they teach reading, English, or math to native and non-native English speakers who may be working towards earning a GED
  • Lead a conversation, computer skills, math, or reading/writing group.

What is the time commitment?

1.5 - 2 hours per week.

What is the schedule?

You set your schedule as a 1 on 1 or group leader volunteer. As a classroom volunteer, you can choose to help any day Monday - Thursday either during a 9AM-12:30PM class or a 6PM-9:30PM class.

What are the requirements to be a tutor?
  • A high school diploma or GED
  • A passion for helping others learn
  • Interested in completing free tutor training either online or in-person
  • Complete a background check (at no cost to you)

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Community Education & Literacy Seniors


We'll work with your schedule.


18 S. River St.Aurora, IL 60506



  • Literacy / Reading
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Adult Education
  • English as a Secondary Language (ESL)
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Tutoring


  • People 55+
  • Group


  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 15 hours of training
  • Tutor 1.5 hours a week

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