Be a Learning Hero: Volunteer Tutors Needed

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ORGANIZATION: Literacy Council of Frederick County


Adults over the age of 18 who wish to tutor other adults in basic literacy (reading and writing) or work with those for whom English is a second language are welcome. No experience is necessary; we provide the training!

All new volunteers are required to attend a Volunteer Information Session via Zoom (approximately 60 minutes) and six hours of virtual tutor training, divided into three 2-hour sessions. For more information, please visit our website at You can register for upcoming sessions at

Tutoring sessions are currently held in-person or virtually.

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About Literacy Council of Frederick County


110 E.Patrick Street, Frederick, MD 21701, US

Mission Statement

Mission: The Literacy Council provides Frederick County adults with pathways to essential literacy skills. Vision: Literacy lifts lives. We believe in: Sustaining our organization through responsible financial stewardship, sound management, and community engagement. Teaching a parent in order to educate a family. Educating our students in a learner-centered format with compassion, confidentiality, and respect. Producing a safer, healthier, economically stronger, and more vibrant community through adult literacy. Sustaining, empowering, and energizing a passionate, strong, dedicated volunteer base.


We have been serving Frederick County for over 60 years, providing one-to-one or small group tutoring to adult learners in Frederick County. We serve native English speakers who have low reading and writing levels and English language learning adults. We also provide community classes, parent literacy classes, and workplace classes. We currently have 70+ students on our waitlist for a tutor (2024). Check out our website for more information:


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


We'll work with your schedule.


110 East Patrick StreetFrederick, MD 21701



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


  • People 55+


  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • We ask tutors to commit 1 year to tutoring in order to build a positive relationship with their student
  • No prior experience is necessary. We train you! Approx. 1-3 hours per week; Tutors and students must meet in public spaces and cannot drive together.

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