Classes and tutoring are being held remotely at this time because of COVID-19.

Please contact us for more information: 520-882-8006 ext 218.

Do you identify as a life-long learner?

Do you want to know more about how learning occurs and how to guide others through the process?

Consider becoming part of an organization that values Equity and Social Justice, Creativity and Imagination, Collaborative Relationships, Joy, and Transformational Learning.


Adult Basic Literacy is looking for volunteers for our GED prep program. Volunteers engage with our learners online in class and/or 1:1. You’ll create collaborative relationships with learners, other volunteers, and staff (plus learn some things about yourself along the way!).


Open minds, curious spirits, and flexible thinkers are welcome to apply, regardless of teaching experience. Volunteers should commit for a minimum of one year and are expected to complete the Foundations training process and participate in 8 hours of Continuing Education each subsequent year.


Interested? Intrigued? Smitten? Sign up for one of our online Info Sessions to learn more about the program and Literacy Connects. We hope to see you soon!

¿Hablas español y te gustaría ayudar a tu comunidad? ¡Estamos reclutando nuevos voluntarios!

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Our Volunteers:

  • Teach literacy or GED prep classes online in English or Spanish for adult learners using Zoom and/or tutor 1:1 remotely using Zoom, Facetime, or over the phone.
  • Make a minimum 12-month commitment. Classes and individual tutoring are year-round.
  • Commit to completing Foundations training and apprenticeship, as well as 8 hours of continuing education each year. 
  • Facilitate student-centered, constructivist lessons focusing on thinking strategies and comprehension.
  • Are responsible for lesson planning, facilitation, and administrative tasks.
  • Need basic computer skills and access to a computer. 


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Have more questions?

Click here for Adult Program Volunteer FAQs

Steps in the Selection Process:

We make sure that our volunteers are selected, trained, placed and supported to provide the highest

quality education to our students.

01
Step 1

Attend a Literacy Connects Info Session. 

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02
Step 2

Complete the volunteer application. The link will be provided in your Volunteer Information Session. Please call the office with questions.

03
Step 3

Come in for an interview. If you are invited to move forward you will receive information about

next steps.

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