Placer County Library - Granite Bay Library
Change Lives: Be an Adult Literacy Tutor
Company: Placer County Library - Granite Bay Library
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Location: Granite Bay Library 6475 Douglas Blvd. Granite Bay, CA 95746
Project Details

Position Overview: This is an opportunity to make a significant difference in the lives of adults whose limited literacy is a challenge in their everyday life. See how rewarding the experience can be. The goal of the tutoring program is to create an opportunity for individuals to improve their reading, writing, basic math, computer skills, or learn English as a second language by working one-on-one with a tutor.


  • Tutor one learner 1-2 times each week for 1.5 hour sessions in the Granite bay Library

  • Submit monthly time logs

  • Coordinate with literacy staff


  • Must be able to read, write, and speak English proficiently and clearly

  • Possess patience, flexibility, and excellent oral communication skills

  • Fingerprint clearance is required

  • Age 18 or older

Training Provided:

  • Tutor Training- 3 hours

  • All materials provided free of charge

  • Individual assistance from literacy staff is available

Benefits to Volunteer:

  • Satisfaction that you are changing lives

  • Knowledge that you are enhancing the Library‚Äôs position in the community

  • Learn to tutor, promote learning, and gain experience

Time Commitment: 6 months

General requirements
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • 2 hours a week for a minimum for 6 months
Education & Literacy
Skills Area
Literacy / Reading
English as a Secondary Language (ESL)
Reading / Writing
General Education