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Volunteer Opportunities

Looking for a way to give back? Do YOU like to help others?

Enrich the lives of others by becoming a volunteer with our adult education program! As a volunteer you can:

  • Help adults learn to read, write, or improve their math skills in our high school equivalency classes.
  • Engage in conversation with a non-native English speaker.
  • Prepare students for American customs and citizenship.

Training is provided, and there are opportunities to work one-on-one or in small groups. Volunteer opportunities are available in the Parkway, Rockwood, Hazelwood, Pattonville, Clayton, Brentwood, and Maplewood Richmond Heights school districts.

If you are interested in being a volunteer tutor, please contact Amy Carre at 314-415-4941. You do not need to be a certified teacher. Training is provided.

Types of Classes Available

English as a Second Language (ESL) - volunteer positions are available to help students read, write, and speak English, prepare for the citizenship interview and function in our society.

Basic Skills/High School Equivalency (HSE) - volunteer positions are available to help students improve basic reading, writing, math and language skills, prepare students for the HiSET (formerly GED) exam and improve workplace skills.

Volunteer Qualifications

  • High school diploma or high school equivalency
  • Patience
  • Non-judgmental attitude
  • Reliability
  • Flexibility

Volunteer Responsibilities

  • Attend tutor training.
  • Complete background check forms.
  • Commit to volunteering once a week for 2-3 hours.

Highlights

MOLearns

MOLearns is Missouri's FREE high school equivalency (HSE) preparation online classroom. Complete your lessons online, 24/7 at home, when it is most convenient for your schedule.

View the MOLearns website