Cause Areas

When

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

Where

Central Park Library2635 Homestead RoadSanta Clara, CA 95051

About

Read Santa Clara, the adult literacy program of the Santa Clara City Library needs volunteer literacy tutors. Volunteer tutors work with adult learners to improve their basic reading, writing and math skills. No teaching experience needed! Orientation and 12.5 hours of tutor training provided.

Please contact Read Santa Clara at (408) 615-2956 or email readsantaclara@santaclaraca.gov to sign up for a volunteer orientation at the Central Park Library on one of the following dates:

  • Saturday, March 24, 10:30 am - 12 noon
  • Monday, April 23, 6:30 - 8:00 pm
  • Thursday, May 24, 6:30- 8:00 pm

At the orientation, you will have the opportunity to sign up for tutor training. Our next round of tutor training will be at the Central Park Library on Saturday, June 2 (10 am- 5 pm), Sunday, June 3 (1-5 pm.) and Saturday, July 7 (10 am- 12:30 pm.)

Skills

  • Literacy / Reading
  • Adult Education
  • Reading / Writing
  • Tutoring

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2 hours a week for a minimum period of six months
  • Read and write at a high school level or above. Patience, flexibility and enthusiasm.

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