Tutor at Dyslexia Tutoring Program

Tutor a student or adult with dyslexia or other language- based learning disability.

Dyslexia Tutoring Program provides tutoring support for low-income children and adults who are dyslexic or have a language-based learning disability.

Commitment

1 hour a week for about a year/year and a half (60 hours required). Volunteers will tutor the same student for the duration of the program.

Restrictions

Volunteers must be at least 18 years old and have a high school diploma. Volunteers must provide 3 references, complete an application, and agree to a background check. Training (30 hours) in the Orton-Gillingham method is required (in-person with virtual options).  Interviews are required.

Location

Baltimore City/Downtown; must take place in a public/community space (library, rec center, etc). or the Dyslexia Tutoring Program’s office in Hampden.

Category

Children/Youth, Education/Literacy

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