GED Reading Tutor in Oakland County, Michigan

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ORGANIZATION: Oakland Literacy Council


If you can spare two hours a week, you can make a positive difference in the life of another adult through tutoring! Oakland Literacy Council in suburban Detroit is looking for compassionate volunteers who are at least 18 years old to tutor adults preparing for the GED high-school-equivalency exam.

Our tutors:

  • meet their student for two hours a week for a year (with time off for vacations and holidays)
  • set their own schedule
  • meet their student at a public location like a library
  • can use our curriculum.
Our tutors provide help with reading skills necessary to pass the non-math portions of the GED exam. This might include learning academic vocabulary, improving reading fluency, and building critical thinking skills when reading Social Studies, Science, and other non-fiction texts. This is a rewarding volunteer opportunity where you see the impact of your work directly in your student’s life! No previous tutoring experience is required. Six hours of training and curriculum are provided.

This is a perfect opportunity for retirees, empty-nesters, college students and those taking a gap year.

Learn more about Oakland Literacy Council during a 30-minute information session or go to To earn more about this opportunity, click on the "I Want to Help" link on this post.

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About Oakland Literacy Council


43700 Woodward Ave, Suite 20, Bloomfield Hills, MI 48302, US

Mission Statement

To deliver quality, individualized basic reading and English language instruction to adults so they may become independent learners, develop self-confidence and meet their literacy goals.


The Oakland Literacy Council is a not-for-profit organization whose main purpose is to provide free tutoring to adults who read below the 9th grade level. The services are available to individuals who reside, work or attend school in Oakland County. The services are for basic English or English as a Second Language. The Council relies on volunteer tutors to meet one-on-one with students for two hours a week.


Education & Literacy
Education & Literacy


We'll work with your schedule.


51111 Woodward Avenue, Suite 720Pontiac, MI 48342


  • General Education
  • Tutoring
  • Literacy / Reading
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Adult Education
  • Reading / Writing


  • People 55+


  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2 hours a week

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