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31 College Place. Building B. Suite 221Asheville, NC 28801


The mission of the Augustine Project is to improve the academic achievement and self esteem of low-income children and teens who struggle with literacy skills. We provide extensive training to tutors who offer free, one-on-one tutoring in reading, writing and spelling. Sessions takes place 2-3 times each week at the child’s school during the school day. Alternate tutoring sites may include after school programs and lessons last approximately 50 minutes each.

Training for this opportunity only happens once a year during the summer months and requires a full 70 hours. For more information, visit www.litcouncil.com.

2017 Orientation Dates (tentatively):

  • June 30th from 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
  • July 7th from 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

2017 Training Dates (tentatively):

  • July 24th - July 28th
  • July 31st - August 4th

All orientations and trainings will be held in the conference room at the Literacy Council. Following the orientation, you can sign up to attend our summer training class. Please email Lily@litcouncil.com with questions.


  • Child Development
  • Mentoring
  • Literacy / Reading
  • Reading / Writing

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 70 hours of training
  • Min. 60 free individualized lessons of 50 minutes

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