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Tutor an Adult in Basic Reading, Writing, and Spelling

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Contra Costa County Library - Pleasant Hill

  • 180 people are interested

We will train you to tutor an adult in your community who wants to learn basic reading, writing, and spelling. Get to know someone new as you help a Contra Costa County neighbor build literacy skills and achieve personal goals, like earning their driver’s license, reading to a child, or passing the citizenship exam.

Project Second Chance (PSC) learners reflect the diversity of our multicultural County. We encourage potential volunteers from a wide range of backgrounds to join us.

PSC Tutors:

  • are kind, empathetic people. No experience needed - we’ll provide all necessary training and materials.
  • can read, write, and communicate in English
  • have 4 to 6 hours per week to volunteer (3 hours tutoring plus prep/travel)
  • can meet with a learner twice a week at a time that works for both, either virtually or at a public place (usually the local library)
  • are 21 years of age or older

Could this be a fit for you? Want to learn more? Come to an online Prospective Tutor Orientation.

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About Contra Costa County Library - Pleasant Hill


1750 Oak Park Blvd, Pleasant Hill, CA 94523, US

Mission Statement

Bringing People and Ideas Together.


The Contra Costa County Library seeks to engage the talents, skills and commitment of volunteers to serve the communities' information and literacy needs. With 27 locations, our 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.

Education & Literacy
Immigrants & Refugees
People with Disabilities


We'll work with your schedule.


Various Contra Costa County LibrariesPleasant Hill, CA 94523



  • Tutoring
  • Literacy / Reading
  • English as a Secondary Language (ESL)
  • Adult Education




  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • 90 min lessons, 2x/wk, plus travel and prep, 1+ yr
  • Comfortable with your own reading, writing, and spelling skills. No teaching experience required. First step is to attend a Tutor Orientation to learn more.

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