Literacy Volunteers of Charlottesville/Albemarle

Literacy Volunteers of Charlottesville/Albemarle (LVCA) addresses low literacy and undereducation among adults in our region through free, individualized reading, writing and English language instruction. Our mission is to help individuals become better workers, consumers, neighbors, citizens, and parents primarily through one-to-one tutoring.

We imagine a community where every adult has the literacy and English language skills he or she needs to live a fulfilling and productive life in Charlottesville and Albemarle County. Literacy Volunteers strives to provide foundational education to support our students as they embark on workforce and educational paths that will help them secure better jobs and become more fully involved in community life.

Train to Become a Literacy Volunteer

Tutors help adult students with reading, writing, and English acquisition skills for two hours a week*. Volunteers should be confident with technology and prepared to make a full-year commitment to the program. 

Our next New Tutor Training is scheduled for Saturday, August 27, 10:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. at Northside Library. 

Click here for more information about tutor training and becoming a literacy volunteer.

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