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Become a Volunteer


Teaching adults to read and write would not be possible without volunteers just like you. No prior teaching experience is required. We provide free introductory online training and follow up support and training. Our goal is to help you succeed and provide an amazing volunteer experience for every volunteer.

We have several different volunteer positions available, with different responsibilities and time commitments. You can take a look at our opportunities and begin the application process below:

For more information, call (213) 228-7037 or find the Literacy Center closest to you.

When you volunteer with the Adult Literacy Program, you get as much as you give.

Adult Literacy Volunteer with her award

Meet Michelle, one of our Adult Literacy tutors, and hear her story.