Become A Literacy Tutor!
Literacy Plus is accepting applications for volunteer tutors to assist adults improve their basic literacy skills, increase their knowledge, and develop their potential. New tutor orientations will be held on May 5 and May 11, 2015 from 6-8 pm at the Hayward Main Library.
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, will conduct a free training for new volunteer tutors. Volunteers must attend a New Tutor Information Session, followed by a Tutor Training class. 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 the Library News & Events blog, or enter a Volunteering at the Library Service Request.
For additional information contact Literacy Plus at 510-881-7912
- 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 2 to 4 hours of tutoring a weekfor at least six months. All tutor applicants must also pass a background check, and fully participate in the tutor training sessions.