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Literacy Support

Central Otago REAP provides a diverse and extensive educational resource to rural communities, implementing a life long learning approach. The overall purpose of Central Otago REAP is to provide educational support and assistance across all sectors including early childhood, primary, secondary and adult education. Central Otago REAP is a community-based flexible resource providing formal and non-formal learning opportunities.

We are seeking volunteers who are able to support adults with their literacy and numeracy skills in a home based, one to one environment.


Volunteering for one hour a week with one or more individuals, volunteers will ideally have experience or a qualification in adult tutoring or experience teaching others. Training is however available. Volunteers should be patience, personable, trustworthy, non judgmental and happy working within boundaries.

We hope volunteers enjoy extending their own tutoring skills and will gain satisfaction from seeing their support benefit those they are working alongside.

Time commitment

One hour a week or more depending on how many individuals they are connected to. The hours will vary depending on the individual so this will be discussed with volunteers prior to connecting with an individual.

Getting started

The first step is to express your interest by filling out the form below. We will then put you in touch directly with the organisation for more information on the role and how to proceed.

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