Fill an Immediate Need at Aberg Center Today!
At Aberg Center for Literacy we rely on a committed group of community and professional volunteers to offer our tuition-free services to our students and their families. Over 100 volunteers donate their time each week to Aberg Center, and over 8,000 hours are donated each year. Volunteering is the most direct way to support our programs, form rewarding personal connections, and make a difference in our students’ lives. If you want to get involved, don't hesitate!
Lend your Talents and Expertise to Aberg Center
We can always use talented people with diverse backgrounds and interests who can assist with a variety of roles from instruction to childcare to program development. Here are descriptions of some of our key volunteer roles:
ESL INSTRUCTORDescription: Teach a class of 10-15 students each week in one of the core English skills of Reading, Writing, Grammar, or Conversation.
Time Commitment: 1 day per week, 2 hours per day / Monday-Thursday, 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
GED INSTRUCTORDescription: Teach high school equivalency subject matter to a class each week in Math, Science, Social Studies, Writing, or Reading.
Time Commitment: 1 day per week, 2-3 hours per day / Monday-Thursday, 9am-12pm.
SPANISH EDUCATION INSTRUCTORDescription: Teach 10-15 students in Spanish for los niveles secundaria y preparatoria and GED in Spanish.
Time Commitment: 2 days per week, 2 hours per day / Mon & Wed or Tue & Thu, 11am-1pm.
ENRICHMENT CLASS INSTRUCTORDescription: Teach a class of 10-15 ESL students in: Health, Financial, Computer, or Employment Literacy, or Citizenship classes.
Time Commitment: 1 day per week, 1 hour per day / Monday-Thursday, 11am-12pm.
ADULT TUTORDescription: Be available to assist adult students for GED and English, in small groups or one-on-one.
Time Commitment: Depends on need. Tutors generally assist 1 day per week, 2-3 hours per day.
CHILDCARE VOLUNTEERDescription: Assist the early childhood education team by engaging kids in learning activities: count, read, play and speak English with the children.
Time Commitment: One day per week, 1-3 hours, Monday-Thursday, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
EVENT VOLUNTEERDescription: Lend a helping hand with our student events and/or funraisers. Assist with planning or help out on event day!
Time Commitment: Depends on need. Most events require 1 day and 4-6 hours commitment.
HOSPITALITYDescription: Greet and welcome students in the morning, assist with attendance sign-ins, and help instructors prepare for class.
Time Commitment: 1 day per week, 1.5 hours per day / Monday-Thursday, 8:00 a.m.-9:30am.
OFFICE ASSISTANCE & DATA ENTRYDescription: Help with data entry, filing, mailouts and other general office work. Must be proficient with computing and typing.
Time Commitment: 1 day per week, 2-3 hours per day. Time and day are flexible.
MEDIA & DESIGN VOLUNTEERDescription: Assist with digital and print media such as advertisements, fliers, and content for social media and website.
Time Commitment: 1 day per week, 2-3 hours per day. Time and day are flexible. May work remotely.