Carlson Leadership & Public Service Center

May 4, 2016

Public service opportunity: Literacy Tutor

Public service opportunity: Literacy Tutor


Position title:

Literacy Tutor


Name of organization:

Reading Partners




Position description:

Reading Partners is in need of volunteers to help us finish the school year strong for a few students at Olympic Hills Elementary.


By volunteering for as little as one hour each week until June 2, you can make a significant and lasting impact on the lives of young elementary school children in under-resourced communities. Reading Partners Volunteer Tutors work one-on-one with kindergarten through fourth grade students whose literacy skills are one month to two and a half years below grade level benchmarks. By following a researched based-curriculum during each tutoring session, Reading Partners Volunteers are able to help students increase their rate of learning.


Time commitment:

As little as 1 hour each week


Skill requirements:

Must be 14 years of age, able to arrive on time, able to pass a background check and interested in helping K-4th grade students learn. No previous education experience is required, we provide comprehensive training for new volunteers.


Start date:

May 1, 2016


End date:

June 2, 2016



Olympic Hills Elementary, 3737 NE 135th Street Seattle, WA 98125


How to apply:

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Supervisor contact info:

Sigourney Gundy