Become a Tutor

Become a Tutor

You can change the life of an adult in your community by becoming a Reading Program tutor.

In order to become a tutor you must:

  • Be 18 years old or older.
  • Have an understanding of basic English.
  • Be able to communicate well in a student-centered environment.
  • Be patient, flexible, and dedicated, and have a sense of humor.
  • Be willing to go through a background check.
  • Attend Tutor Orientation and Tutor Training.
  • Be willing to meet with your student 2 hours a week for 6 months.

Note: Previous tutoring or teaching experience is not required, as we will provide training and resources.

For more information about our program, please read our FAQs.

For Tutor Orientation/Tutor Training dates and registration click here.

Want to get involved? Email: or call 408-262-1349.

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