Literacy Volunteers

Reviving Adult Literacy in Union County

What is Common Heart Literacy Volunteers?

Common Heart Literacy Volunteers are community members who care about their neighbors like you. 

We are volunteers engaged in a small revolution of kindness in our community.

Literacy impacts every part of a person’s life. Every day we read street signs or a note from our child’s teacher without thinking about it. But so many of our neighbors struggle with these basic tasks. To them, reading is a life line.  Check out this video!

Do you know someone who would like to read better or learn English? We tutor Adults who would like to read and write English better and teach English to Speakers of Other Languages. 

This program is entirely run by community volunteers. Our neighbors need you to get involved.  Volunteers are needed to staff the office, computer lab, and coordinate our outreaches especially to non-English speaking communities.  Bi-lingual volunteers are needed especially for these positions.  To find out more contact

Become a Literacy Volunteer!

During the COVID -19 National Crisis we are offering this course exclusively online.

Literacy 101 is our Volunteer orientation for Literacy Volunteers. Whether you plan on volunteering at the office, computer lab or as one of our tutors or coordinators Literacy 101 is the starting point.

The next step for tutors and coordinators is Literacy 201 Tutor Training.

To take Literacy 101 Volunteer Orientation we have set up an online course. The course is broken up in multiple modules and can be taken at one sitting or over multiple sittings.  It is interactive and video driven.  The whole course is designed online to be completed in less than an hour and a half, and will prepare you to volunteer or take Literacy 201 Tutor Training.

To register use this link.

Become a Tutor!

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