Becoming a Tutor


one on one tutoringInterested in becoming a tutor?

As a tutor, you will be paired with one adult learner to teach reading, math, or English as a Second Language.  The subject choice will be yours. You will receive copies of all texts  and supplementary resources from staff as part of your "Tutor Prep: prior to your first session. We plan two Pro-Literacy workshop held in the fall and spring of each year.This workshop isn't required to tutor, but it is a worthwhile experience and highly recommended..

one on one tutoring You have many volunteer opportunities. Why tutor?

  • You improve someone's life immeasurably when you teach him or her to read or do math.
  • You contribute to the improvement of the quality of life in the Detroit area.
  • You choose when you wish to tutor, and whether it is reading or math.
  • You meet and get to know people of other cultures.
  • You spend time with people who love to learn.

Our volunteer tutors represent the heart and energy of Siena Literacy Center. During 2012-13 year our tutors logged 16,000 hours of their time in service to our learners. Tutors and learners develop relationships that not only promote successful learning experiences, but also personally enrich each of their lives.

If you are interested in becoming a tutor, contact us at 313-532-8404