Literacy Education Volunteer Program

Classroom Volunteers

  • Work in Adult Basic Education (ABE) or in English as a Second Language (ESL) classes.
  • Classes meet two mornings or evenings a week for 2½ hours per session. 
  • Volunteers may choose to serve in one or two class sections per week.
  • No specialized training is necessary, but new volunteers are encouraged to attend an orientation session.

One-on-One Tutors

  • Tutors are required to attend a ten-hour training workshop to become certified to tutor an adult beginning reader in reading and writing skills.
  • Tutoring sessions are scheduled at locations and times convenient for the tutor and student.
  • Tutors and students usually meet once or twice a week for 1 to 2 hours per session.
  • Books and materials for use by the tutors and students are supplied.

More Information

For more information about these volunteer opportunities and to register for the orientation or training workshop, call 443-412-2115 or