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Larimer County Offices, Courts, District Attorney, and Landfill are closed on May 29, 2017 in observance of the Memorial Day Holiday. Critical services at Larimer County are not disrupted by closures.

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Community Volunteer Tutor

Goal of the Position: to develop a supportive relationship with Larimer County Community Corrections clients, and to promote positive educational growth including; literacy issues, continuing education, and increased self esteem.

Role: The tutor's role is to support participants in pursuit of their goals by:

  • Teaching participants in their educational pursuits.
  • Empowering participants to resolve literacy and educational issues.
  • Providing a model for a healthy, trusting relationship through clear communication and setting appropriate boundaries.
  • Assisting the participant in problem solving.

Anticipated Results: The tutor will team up with a client and will assist the participant in making progress towards educational goals established at the match meeting in conjunction with a case manager.

Results will be measured by: Tutors providing written progress reports of contacts and activities with participants, and progress toward the participant's goals. Results will also be measured by tests such as the GED.

Tutor responsibilities:

  • Complete the screening process consisting of; the application, providing character references, a personal interview and criminal history/background check.
  • Submit monthly progress reports to case managers.
  • Submit monthly time sheet to volunteer coordinator.
  • Maintain the confidentiality of participants.
  • One year commitment, three hours a week.
  • Anticipate and prepare for closure of relationship with participant.


  • Ability to commit to supporting a community member during a life transition.
  • Ability to work with adult felony offenders.
  • Ability to communicate well, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to pass drug screens and criminal history check.

How to get started!

Fill out an online application and submit it online, or print it off and mail it to:
Larimer County Community Corrections
Ingrid Schroeder
2255 Midpoint Dr.
Fort Collins CO 80525

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