Become a Tutor


Interested in becoming a literacy tutor?

Answer this:

  1. Can you read, write, understand and speak English?
  2. Can you spend 2 to 4 hours per week to tutor for one year?
  3. Do you want to help someone open the world through words?

If you can do these things, then join us in our charge to raise the literacy rate in Oakland County.

We Train Tutors

Tutor Prerequisites

No teaching experience? No problem. We provide our incoming tutors with 11 hours of classroom training to prepare you for your first assignment. Tutors are certified after completion of training. To supplement our certification process we provide ongoing workshops, mentors and resources assist you in your journey to help your student learn to read.

Ready to get started? Fill out the Become a Tutor request on this page or call us directly at (248) 253-1617.

Literacy Services

Out tutors have access to many rewarding programs and services that help facilitate the teaching process. We host social events for both students and tutors, field trips, tutor development workshops, and much more.

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Tutor Tools

You'll be in good company as an Oakland Literacy tutor. Many of our tutors have worked with us for years and have a multitude of good advice to give including everything from creating lesson plans to general tips and tricks.

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