There are different ways to become involved with the Augustine Literacy Project and different levels of involvement.

Become an Augustine Tutor

No previous teaching experience is necessary.  Tutors pay for materials and commit to a minimum of 60 hours of pro bono tutoring.  Our seven-day training includes in-depth reading instruction and 15 hours of preparation and practice with a student.  You will be part of a supportive community of dedicated Augustine tutors.  Scholarships are available.

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Spread the Word

Refer a friend who might want tutor training; call to request an Augustine speaker for your organization’s meeting.

Employment Opportunities

Augustine Literacy Project® – Charlotte is currently seeking a part time Assistant Trainer. This organized and reliable individual will collaborate with the Training Manager on all aspects of new tutor training as well as continuing education for existing tutors.  The Assistant Trainer will work as part of a team to ensure effective and purposeful training that meets the demands of the organization’s growth plans.   

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ALP Assistant Trainer Position Description

ALP is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, or genetic information.

Become a Partner School

There are many benefits to being a partner school. If you are a principal or literacy facilitator of a Title I elementary school and would like your school to be considered for partnership, please contact Augustine Literacy Project Director, Alison Houser.

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Become a Community Partner

Our Community Partners provide us invaluable support.  From hosting our informational coffees or training sessions, to running a company Book Fair, our Community Partners have aided our growth in creative and substantial ways.

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We rely on the generous support of our Donors.  Help ALP grow to meet the needs of additional struggling readers.

Click here to Donate Now! You will be redirected to the Donations page of St. Peter’s Episcopal Church. Please enter the donation amount in the box beside the ALP logo.  All donations are tax-deductible gifts to a restricted fund; ALP is not a religious program.


“Reading can take you to a whole other world. When you see a child with her eyes glued to a book, what do you think? I see a child who wants to go places! Who wants a bright future! Wouldn’t you love to say that you helped a child grow?”

Student at Nathaniel Alexander Elementary School


Resilience Film Screening

We invite you to attend A Night of Hope on September 12 at 7:00PM. Join us for a special screening of Resilience followed by a panel discussion of how adverse childhood experiences impact children & how we can help change the narrative for our students.  Register here @ We look forward to seeing you!

Click here to view the flyer: Night of Hope CLT