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Volunteer in New York City

Thank you for your interest in becoming a volunteer reading partner. We are currently accepting volunteers in New York for online or in-person tutoring.

  • 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 a little over one hour per week (tutoring times between 8 am-3:30 pm, Mon-Thurs) and reside in a proximal area to New York City
  • Training

    Complete the required tutor orientation and have access to a computer and reliable wifi for online tutoring
  • Screening

    Pass a background check and complete in person fingerprinting
  • Terms and conditions

    Agree to the terms of our tutor code of conduct

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.


Volunteer online or in person

Reading Partners New York offers both online and in-person volunteer tutoring opportunities. Reading Partners and our volunteers will continue to follow all COVID-19 school safety requirements. You can learn more about our programs by visiting our FAQs page.


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