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Volunteer in New York City

Thank you for your interest in becoming a volunteer reading partner. We are currently accepting online or in-person volunteers in New York for the upcoming 2023-24 school year.

  • Tutor a student once per week.
  • No experience required.
  • All tutoring materials, lessons, and training will be provided by Reading Partners.

To get started, review the volunteer requirements and complete the sign-up form below. We will contact you via email with more information about tutor orientations and next steps.

Volunteer Requirements

  • Age

    You must be 14-years or older
  • Time & Location

    Commit to one hour per week (tutoring times between 8am-3:30pm, Mon-Fri)
  • Training

    Complete a one hour tutor orientation
  • Screening

    Pass a background check and complete in person fingerprinting
  • Technology

    Have access to a computer and reliable wifi for online tutoring

Our Reading Centers in New York

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Find a reading center near you

Here is a reference map of our reading center locations. In-person tutoring locations are labeled with a star. You can select your preferred location in the sign up form below.

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