tutorsRequirements of becoming a Literacy Volunteer Tutor:

  • Must be 21 years of age or older.
  • Have a high school diploma or high school equivalency diploma.
  • Be proficient in reading, writing, listening and speaking of the English language.
  • Submit a complete application for review by the LNYBN staff
  • Attend all initial training and ongoing training as recommended
  • Pay $30 fee that will be used to support expenses for your training materials and resources, as well as instructional materials that will be used when meeting with students.
  • Meet your learner in a public place.
  • Commit to 1 year of tutoring in our program.
  • Tutor a student enrolled in our program or be placed in a classroom with a partner organization