Help Adults Read

Location: Los Angeles CA, 90071

Date: 3/28/2019 Spots Remaining: 229


WHO: Los Angeles Public Library Adult Literacy Program provides adult learners with volunteer tutors and instructors who help them improve their English literacy and meet a wide variety of personal goals from finding a better job to reading books, newspapers, and medicine labels.

WHAT: Community volunteers are needed to work one-on-one with adult learners at least twice a week for 90 minutes. They ask for a minimum commitment of 6 months. 

WHEN: time is flexible

WHERE: Locations throughout LA (we have 73 libraries). Find the one nearest you! 

WHY: Nearly one million adults in Los Angeles lack basic literacy or English language skills needed to achieve personal or professional goals.


REQUIREMENTS: Must have a high school diploma and basic computer skills

* This project is managed and lead by our nonprofit partner. L.A. Works is nonprofit, volunteer action center that creates and implements hands-on community service projects throughout the greater Los Angeles area.

Volunteer Roles & Responsibilities
  • Issue Area(s): Adult Education, Adult Education
  • Population Served: Families, Immigrants, Refugees or Ethnic Groups
  • Age Minimum (with Adult): 18+, Minimum Age:18+
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Additional Dates for this Event
Volunteers needed through 3/27/2020

Los Angeles, CA 90071
  • Sunday: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Monday: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
  • Tuesday: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
  • Wednesday: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
  • Thursday: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
  • Friday: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Saturday: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Kelly Tyler

After Expressing interest in one or more dates and times you'd like to volunteer, your availability will be sent to the Opportunity Leader who will review and confirm when you should attend.

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