Literacy group seeks volunteer tutors

The Jewish Coalition for Literacy is conducting training sessions for new tutors, who are asked to work one hour a week with a K-3 student. JCL recruits, trains, places and supports tutors in schools and after-school programs throughout the Bay Area. Here are the upcoming sessions:

On the Peninsula: 1 p.m. April 3 at Mariano Castro Elementary School, 505 Escuela Ave., Mountain View; 10 a.m. May 4 at Peninsula Sinai Congregation, 499 Boothbay Ave., Foster City. (650) 847-1718 or

In San Francisco: 1 p.m. Thursday, March 27 at City College of San Francisco, Ocean Avenue campus, Building 240; 5:30 p.m. April 2 at Congregation Sha’ar Zahav, 290 Dolores St. (415) 369-9978 ext. 105 or

A training session lasts three hours; no experience needed. Visit or register via the contacts above.