Calaveras Adult Tutoring (CAT)

The Literacy Volunteer Program connects caring people to a great cause. The Literacy Program's dedicated volunteers are an integral part of the library's operations. They help the Library leverage limited resources and fulfill its mission to inspire lifelong learning through connections to knowledge and each other.

The Calaveras Adult Tutoring program is transforming the lives of adult learners by giving them the skills and love of reading that will serve them for a lifetime. Volunteer literacy tutors assist adult learners with building basic reading and writing skills. Volunteers also support the literacy program as family literacy assistants, office assistants, assessment counselors, lab assistants and special event helpers. Find out more about the and how your volunteerism can help change lives!

Importance of Position:

A volunteer tutor will provide a learner with the knowledge and basic skills to achieve specific goals as they relate to literacy


  • Commitment to the mission of the adult literacy program
  • Willingness to work with an adult learner
  • Be 18 or older and speak, read and write English at a 12th grade level
  • Patience, empathy, persistence, compassion

To learn more about CAT volunteer opportunities, please contact the Volunteer Coordinator at (209) 754-6006. 


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