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Rural Youth and Adult Literacy Trust was established for teenagers and adults all across New Zealand, but with a particular focus on those that live in rural areas, are isolated or don’t have access to a Literacy centre. We provide free 1:1 support with reading and writing that is flexible and can be done online via Zoom or Google Meet. Trained volunteers work with students 1-3 times a week to help them improve their literacy skills.


Available Roles:

Literacy Coach - Remote

This position is like being a virtual tutor. You are helping a student practice reading and writing.

Community Ambassador Franklin

Awhitu Peninsula, Karaka, Ardmore, Clevedon, Whitford, Maraetai, Kawakawa Bay and Orere Point, Pukekohe, Waiuku and Beachlands. We are looking for passionate people to spread the word about our free services around your local community

Phone Call Superstar (NZ-based Role)

Do you enjoy chatting with people? We need people like you to make phone calls to different organisation's promoting our services. We also have special projects that add to the excitement of being a Phone Call superstar from the time.

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Plain Sailing

The aim of Sailability is to provide those with a disability a safe environment to experience adventure and freedom.

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