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

Spring semester: February through May

Summer semester: June through July (6-week session)

 

Summer 2015 Training Schedule

Children’s Literacy Center offers online, one-to-one, or group training. After completing the application, contact Pamela Polke (pamela@childrensliteracycenter.org), to sign up for a training session.

 

Group training sessions are listed below:

Thursday, May 28, 2015
Woodland Park Library (Large Mtg. Room)
218 E. Midland Avenue 
Woodland Park, CO  80866
Time: 1:15 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. +map it

 

Saturday, May 30, 2015
Martin Luther King Jr., Library (Akron Room)
9898 E. Colfax Avenue
Aurora, CO  80010
Time: 10:45 a.m. – 1:15 a.m. +map it

 

Tuesday, June 2, 2015
Children’s Literacy Center
2928 Straus Lane, Suite 101
Colorado Springs, CO 80907
Time: 5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. +map it 

 

Wednesday, June 3, 2015
Children’s Literacy Center
2928 Straus Lane, Suite 101
Colorado Springs, CO 80907
Time: 5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. +map it 

 

Saturday, June 6, 2015
Children’s Literacy Center
2928 Straus Lane, Suite 101
Colorado Springs, CO 80907
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. +map it 

 

Monday, June 8, 2015
Pueblo YMCA
3200 E. Spaulding Ave.
Pueblo, CO 81008
Time: 1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. +map it 

 

Wednesday, June 10, 2015
Children’s Literacy Center
2928 Straus Lane, Suite 101
Colorado Springs, CO 80907
Time: 5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. +map it 

 

Fall 2015 Training Schedule

Thursday, August 2o, 2015
Woodland Park Library (Large Mtg. Room)
218 Midland Avenue
Woodland Park, CO  80866
Time: 1:45 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. +map it

 

Saturday, August 22, 2015
Martin Luther King Jr., Library (Akron Room)
9898 E. Colfax Avenue
Aurora, CO  80010
Time: 10:45 a.m. – 1:15 a.m. +map it

 

Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Children’s Literacy Center
2928 Straus Lane, Suite 101
Colorado Springs, CO 80907
Time: 5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. +map it 
 

Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Children’s Literacy Center
2928 Straus Lane, Suite 101
Colorado Springs, CO 80907
Time: 5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. +map it 
 

Thursday, August 27, 2015
Children’s Literacy Center
2928 Straus Lane, Suite 101
Colorado Springs, CO 80907
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. +map it 
 

Saturday, August 29, 2015
Children’s Literacy Center
2928 Straus Lane, Suite 101
Colorado Springs, CO 80907
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. +map it 

 

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