Volunteer with BoulderReads

The BouderReads program is currently unavailable. Please check back with us in January of 2024.

Adult Literacy Tutors

  • are at least 18 years old
  • are comfortable reading and writing, speaking and listening in English
  • complete the BoulderReads tutor training
  • commit to 3 hours of tutoring a week for at least 6 months
  • maintain regular contact with learners and BoulderReads staff
  • meet learners remotely via video conference platform like Zoom, Skype, or Facetime. In the future when safe, be able to meet at library branches or other public locations
  • are proficient with email, video conferencing, basic software and web-based electronic resources.

Tutor Resources

English Conversations Group Facilitators

  • are native English speakers at least 18 years old
  • support a multi-level English conversation group by facilitating discussion on selected topics and general conversations
  • select appropriate topics and materials for discussion
  • provide a welcome and pleasant learning environment for all
  • maximize speaking opportunities for all learners
  • maintain learners’ confidentiality
  • submit weekly program attendance
  • maintain regular email communication with BoulderReads staff
  • abide by Boulder Public Library policies and procedures
  • are proficient in and comfortable with facilitating groups via Zoom, including sharing screens, chat function, etc.

For more information, reach our BoulderReads staff through our contact us page.