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Volunteer in Washington DC

Thank you for your interest in becoming a volunteer reading partner. We are currently accepting in-person and online volunteer tutor sign-ups for the 2024-25 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 (some options may only be available for 18+)
  • Time & Location

    Commit to a little over one hour per week (tutoring generally takes place 10 am-5:30 pm, Mon-Thurs) and reside in a proximal area to the Reading Partners region
  • Training

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

    Pass a background check
  • Terms and conditions

    Agree to the terms of our tutor code of conduct

Reading Centers in Washington, DC

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Find a reading center near you

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


Reading Partners' Programs

Reading Partners Washington, DC offers both online volunteer opportunities and in-person volunteer opportunities. Reading Partners and our volunteers will continue to follow all school safety requirements. We are currently accepting volunteers for the 2024-25 school year. Learn more about our two programs: Reading Partners Traditional in-person model and Reading Partners Connects virtual model.

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