Tutor - Teach Someone to Read...Change a Life!


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It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


835 C St.27300 Patrick Ave.680 Tennyson RoadHayward, CA 94541


Teach Someone to Read...Change a Life! Literacy is the key to independence, self-sufficiency and pride. Help empower someone by providing them with the tools needed to get back on track. A few hours a week can change someone's life - and your life, too. Literacy Plus, Hayward Public Library's adult literacy program, conducts a free training for new volunteer tutors three times per year. Volunteers must attend a New Tutor Orientation, followed by a Tutor Training class. Our next training begins January 2018 with New Tutor Orientation on Tuesday, January 16 and on Monday, January 22, 2018. The next FREE Tutor Training class will be on Saturday, January 27, 2018. Bring or mail your completed Application to the Main Hayward Library, 835 C Street, Hayward 94541. For additional information, visit the Literacy Plus web site or call Literacy Plus at 510-881-7910.

Literacy Tutor Qualifications: Tutors must be 18 or older, speak English clearly, and have good reading and writing skills. You do not need a teaching background to be a tutor. Tutors must also commit to 1 to 2 hours of tutoring a week for at least six months. All tutor applicants must also pass a background check, and fully participate in the tutor training sessions.

Service Contacts: Hayward Literacy Plus or 510-881-7910


  • Adult Education
  • Child Development
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Literacy / Reading
  • Financial Literacy
  • English as a Secondary Language (ESL)

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • One to Two Hours a Week

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