Adult Literacy Tutor Program

Would you like help with basic reading, writing, math or computer skills?

Our tutoring program:

  • is a joint project with Literacy Central Vancouver Island
  • uses volunteer tutors.
  • creates a learning plan that helps you meet your goals.
  • offers up to three hours per week of one-to-one tutoring.
  • is at a location that is convenient for you.

Aboriginal Tutor Program

Are you an adult of First Nations or Metis heritage? We have tutors at:

  • Tillicum Lelum,
  • Stz’uminus,
  • Snuneymuxw
  • Snaw-naw-as and other locations. 

Family Tutor Program

Are you a parent who would like to improve your literacy skills? Our program:

  • can support your learning and your children’s learning.  
  • may be able to include your child in the tutoring session.

English Practice Group 

Do you have English as a second language? Our English Practice Group (EPG):

  • can help you practice speaking and listening in a group.
  • meets at Literacy Central, different days and times of the days.
  • has four different levels.


Need help with basic computer skills?  We can provide one-on-one instruction.


Do you find it difficult to come to VIU or Literacy Central downtown? We have tutors at:

  • various locations in Ladysmith,
  • the Nanaimo Women’s Centre,
  • John Howard Therapeutic Community,
  • Nanaimo Corrections Centre, and more.

Contact Jacqueline Webster for more information and to set up a meeting:

250.754.8988 or


Rodney and Gilaine, Volunteer Tutors, Nanaimo


Interested in becoming a volunteer tutor?

We welcome volunteers to support our adult learners and offer tutor training free of charge. For more information, contact Jacqueline Webster at

(250) 754-8988 or

or visit:

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