Many exciting and fulfilling volunteer opportunities are available
Admission Interviewer-Meet with new students and discuss expectations and how The Literacy Alliance can help meet the student's goals.
Intake Support- Meet with prospective students to administer a skills assessment for placement into one of The Literacy Alliance programs. Provide students with information that may be helpful in understanding our services.
Learning Center Adult Literacy Volunteer Tutor- Teach adults skills in reading, writing and math using lesson plans, real-life contextual learning experiences, and technology. Meet weekly with groups of adult students to practice skills in reading, writing, and math.
Volunteer Office Support- Provide clerical and office administration working directly with The Literacy Alliance Staff on assigned tasks. Duties may include operating computer, photocopier, fax, or scanner.
Volunteer Research Assistant- Research new TASC materials, additional websites, textbooks, and cataloguing material by creating databases of each site's inventory.
Volunteer Photographer- Professional or Semi- Professional photographer to attend special events at various sites and capture our mission in action. Photos of students, volunteers, and staff will be used for community engagement.
Volunteer Messenger/Delivery- Deliver documents, materials, and packages to various locatons. This position is typically needed prior to special events, and can be combined with the duties of the Office Support Volunteer.
Volunteer Community Resource Assistant- Update our community resource area and explore current neighborhood resources to build bridges between The Literacy Alliance and the community we serve. This position allows flexibility and creativity.
Volunteer Graphic Designer- Professional or Semi-Professional Graphic Artist needed for special projects. This position requires strong computer skills, organizational skills, and attention to branding.
Most tutors assist weekly, generally 2 or 4 hours. Other volunteers help monthly or more frequently with office tasks. Admission interviewer and intake support volunteers help during pre-arranged times, days and evenings. Some volunteers are on call to serve as needed, such as the messenger, photographer, and designer.