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About volunteering

Thank you for your interest in making a difference in the life of a child. More than simply reading with a child, you will help your student gain key foundational skills to become a stronger reader. Throughout the process of volunteering, Reading Partners will provide you with training opportunities to become the best tutor you can be; a highly effective, easy-to-use curriculum; and on-site support.

Minimum requirements to volunteer

  • You must be 14-years or older
  • Commit to as little as one hour a week (reading centers are open Mon-Thurs at local schools)
  • Attend an in-person tutor orientation
  • Pass a background check

Bay Area reading centers

Reading Partners meets students where they are—at their reading levels and at their schools. Locate a reading center that is convenient for you and mark that location when you complete your volunteer sign up form.

New volunteer sign-up

If you are interested in volunteering with Reading Partners for the first time, please complete the new volunteer sign up form. You’ll choose a tutor orientation that works for you and indicate your preferred tutoring location or “reading center”. You can always change your tutoring location after you sign up.

Contact us at or (510) 830-3032 if you have any questions.

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