Volunteer Tutors

We are recruiting compassionate and enthusiastic volunteers to tutor adults in English speaking, reading, and writing. Additionally, many of our students need support preparing for their U.S. Citizenship interviews.

If you would like to provide one-to-one instruction to adults in our community, we invite you to attend a New Tutor Training. No teaching experience is required, only a desire to help learners reach their educational goals. We will offer both in-person and virtual training sessions this fall. 

Click here to read about a Tutor's qualifications and responsibilities.

Read what tutors say about their experiences in the program.


Upcoming Training Dates

Saturday, August 27
10:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. 
Northside Library, 705 Rio Rd W, Charlottesville
Click here to register.

Thursdays, September 22, 29, and October 6
6:00 – 8:00 p.m. 
Virtual only - on Zoom 
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Saturday, October 29
10:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. 
Location TBD
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Saturday, December 3
10:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. 
Location TBD
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Types of Tutoring

  • ESOL: English for Speakers of Other Languages
  • BL: Basic Literacy for Native English Speakers
  • Citizenship Preparation 
  • Career Training: CNA, ServSafe, etc.
  • High School Equivalency: GED, NEDP, and Basic Math

After completing training, volunteers will meet with the Program Manager to discuss availability and student preferences. 


We Provide

  • Textbook and supplementary resources 
  • Ongoing professional development workshops
  • Opportunities to check in and connect with staff and other tutors
  • Weekly newsletters
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