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Teach an adult to read.

You'll be amazed at what you learn.

 

Read Santa Clara tutors:

  • are 18 or older
  • receive training prior to tutoring; no previous experience necessary
  • are proficient at reading and writing in English at a high school level or above
  • speak English well
  • commit to tutor at least two hours per week for a minimum of six months

Volunteers receive 10 hours of tutor training after attending an orientation. The training and all materials for tutoring are provided free of charge.         

Winter 2020 schedule of orientations and tutor training

Call (408) 615-2956 or email readsantaclara@santaclaraca.gov to learn more.

“What does it take to tutor? A sense of humor, commitment, flexibility, and patience definitely help. You won’t always know all the answers, but don’t let that stop you. It is an ongoing learning experience for both tutor and learner.” – Anne, a Read Santa Clara tutor

 

 

 


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