Thank you for your interest in tutoring or volunteering!
The first step is to fill out the Volunteer Application. You will need an email address to complete the application electronically. If you prefer, you can download the application and mail it to Manatee Literacy Council, 3501 Cortez Road West, Suite 6, Bradenton, FL 34210, or email it to us. You can also stop by the office and fill out the application in person.
Manatee Literacy Council does not discriminate on the basis of age, gender, religion, race, national origin, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, or any other status protected by law. Individuals will be accommodated to the fullest extent as outlined in the ADA guidelines. Due to limitations of the volunteer-based program, Manatee Literacy Council is unable to serve some individuals who are cognitively disabled or developmentally disabled. Recognizing this policy, there may be individuals who, however willing, are not able to benefit from Manatee Literacy Council tutoring. If in the opinion of the tutor or a staff person and with the concurrence of the Executive Director, such a situation exists, the student will be advised that tutoring or continuing in tutoring is not recommended. If possible, the individual will be referred to another appropriate agency better able to meet his or her needs.