Volunteer to Tutor

it’s easy as 1-2-3!

1 hour with your student

2 times a week

for only 3 months

Are you 14 or older? Do you want to make a lasting difference in the life of a child? Join Children’s Literacy Center in offering one-to-one tutoring at no cost to families.

Our experienced staff will train you to use our fun, award-winning Peak Reader® curriculum.

Watch your student learn and grow through reading stories, playing word games, and unlocking the meaning of words! You will give your student the skills to succeed for the rest of their lives. Spread the gift of reading…ONE child at a time.

Before completing the application, please answer the following questions:

  • Can you make a commitment to volunteer for a minimum period of 6 weeks during the summer or 12 weeks during the fall or winter?
  • Can you volunteer on a regularly scheduled basis? (Please review the tutoring times, days and  locations by clicking on this link: http://www.childrensliteracycenter.org/tutoring-locations.)
  • Can you attend a volunteer orientation and/or training required to become a tutor? (Please review the schedule for  the upcoming training sessions below.)
  • Can you successfully complete a background check if you are 18 years of age or older?

Start by completing an application today!  

All new volunteers are required to attend one of the following training sessions:

Fall semester: September through December

Winter/ Spring semester: February through May

Summer semester: June 30 through August 9 (6 week session)

 

Fall 2014 Training Sessions

 
Tues., Sept. 2, 2014  
Woodland Park Library
218 E. Midland Avenue
Woodland Park, CO 80866
Time: 4:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
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Thurs., Sept. 4, 2014  
Calvary United Methodist Church
4210 Austin Bluffs Parkway
Colorado Springs, CO 80918
Time: 5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
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Sat., Sept. 6, 2014
Calvary United Methodist Church
4210 Austin Bluffs Parkway
Colorado Springs, CO 80918
Time: 9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
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