We depend on our trained volunteer tutors to help our learners improve basic reading, writing, English language skills and more.
To become a Literacy Delaware tutor, you must:
Complete application, submit references and complete a background check
Complete tutor training; offered virtually/online.
Commit to at least 4 hours of instruction per week; 90 hours of instruction per year
Be at least 18 years old
When you sign up to become a tutor, you allow us to move a learner off our waiting list.
Nearly 300 thousand adults in Delaware cannot read or write above a third-grade level.
Functional literacy is critical for navigating the workforce, advocating for oneself and fulfilling basic needs.
A mother's reading skill is the greatest determinant of her children’s future academic success. Children of parents with low literacy have a 72% chance of being at the lowest literacy levels themselves.
If you would like more information about becoming a tutor or any other volunteer opportunuties, you can reach us different ways.
We are so excited to welcome tutors and learners from the New Start program!
Our Sussex County Coordinator Dale Ashera-Davis has been conducting an hour-long English conversatio...