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 five-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

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.

Full-time Assistant Trainer

In response to the global pandemic, ALP is expanding to include Virtual Tutoring as part of our program. ALP is committed to playing a significant role in bringing explicit systematic reading support to our community. 

Position Overview: Augustine Literacy Project–Charlotte is seeking a full-time Assistant Trainer to work 30-40 hours a week. This organized and reliable individual will collaborate with the Training Manager and the Training Team to support the roll out of Virtual Tutoring to our current and new tutors as well as continuing education for existing tutors.  The Assistant Trainer will work as part of a team to support enrollment and progress of tutors through training. Read more

To apply, please send resume, cover letter and professional references to by September 30, 2020 for best consideration.

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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“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