Becoming a Read Now Tutor

Our volunteer adult literacy tutors are dedicated to the idea that helping others overcome reading problems is a calling. They do this by using the Read Now literacy methodology, which helps the student to develop the silent reading skill. Tutors work one on one with students in person at various branches of the Austin Public Library or by phone. They keep records of each students’ progress and abide by the Read Now Volunteer Tutor Code of Conduct. Volunteers receive free training and supervision from Read NowIf you believe that you have a calling to pursue this service to others, please consider volunteering with us.

Read Now is dependent on Volunteer tutors to serve our client base. The effectiveness of our methodology changes lives and is a very satisfying volunteer experience. If you are interested in becoming a Read Now volunteer tutor, please complete and submit the Volunteer Tutor Application form below.


Desire to make an impact


Years of Age

Consent to Background Check

Valid Email

Apply to become a tutor

Ready to get started?

Read Now tutors must be 18 years of age or older and be without reading problems as defined above. Read Now tutors must complete a free training program, pass a background check and agree to the Volunteer Tutor Code of Conduct. To get started please complete the Volunteer Registration. We’ll give you a call and if you qualify, move forward from there.