Carlson Leadership & Public Service Center

June 1, 2016

Public service opportunity: Tutoring for Adults – Volunteer Tutor

Position title:

Tutoring for Adults – Volunteer Tutor


Name of organization:

King County Library System – Shoreline Library





Position description:

Tutor basic education skills to adults, including English Language Learners, seeking academic support in reading, writing, math and English Language skills. Tutors are needed for all education levels. Sessions are taught one-on-one or small group and meet once per week for a 2-hour session. The sessions are free and drop-in, thus tutors need to have the ability to be flexible and tailor the session to the individuals’ needs.


Time commitment:

Sundays, 5-7pm


Skill requirements:

  • Experience teaching or tutoring reading, writing/grammar, and mathematics
  • Experience teaching or tutoring to the COMPASS, GED or TOEFL Test preferred
  • Experience teaching or tutoring adult English Language Learners preferred
  • Experience providing assistance to job seekers preferred
  • Patient, flexible, and dependable
  • Respectful of people from various socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds
  • Passionate about public service and helping adults reach their educational and personal goals


Start date:



End date:




Shoreline Library


How to apply:

Please contact:

Amy Neff



Supervisor contact info:

Amy Neff