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At the Tri-Community Adult Learning and Literacy Association (Tri-CALA), volunteer tutors work one-on-one with adult learners to build basic reading, writing, math, or English language skills.  They meet once a week for up to 2 hours at the local library.


Volunteer tutors are provided with six (6) hours of initial training, regular in-service workshops and on-going support from the Literacy Coordinator.  Join our collaborative learning community!


To Be a Volunteer, you need:

  • A high school diploma or high school equivalency
  • A willingness to learn
  • An accepting and open attitude
  • An enjoyment of working with others
  • An enthusiasm for learning!!


Contact us to volunteer today!  (780) 591-3355

Download and Print Volunteer Form



We are continuously adapting and expanding to meet the needs of our learners.  We often work on projects to expand our capacity for learning and growth.  If you have an idea for us or are interested in contributing to our learning community please contact us.


Some of the areas of need that we currently have are:

Contribute to the lending library of learning and teaching resources


Help to publish the Learner to Learner newsletter

Learners have started their own newsletter packed full of learner thoughts, musings and stories.  It is written, edited and published by learners.  This is a small circulation newsletter intended to showcase the work of learners within our community.


Support Tutor Training

All of the one-on-one learning at Tri-CALA is facilitated by volunteer tutors.  To ensure our tutors are equipped with the knowledge and skills to facilitate adult learning we work hard to provide on-going quality training workshops.



Contact the Literacy Coordinator to find out more.  (780) 591-3355



Our programs are funded by Alberta Innovation and Advanced Education.