Give an adult a second chance at learning! Learning is for everyone!


Cause Areas


It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


Lake County area librariesWaukegan, Gurnee, North Chicago, Zion, etc.Waukegan, IL 60085


Did you know? In Lake County there are over 28,000 adults who have less than a 9 th grade education. (Source: American Community Survey)

Contact us to learn about how you can volunteer to help these adults get the Reading, Writing, Math, and English language skills they need. We provide training, materials, and support.

We rely on volunteer to help adult learners throughout Lake County achieve many goals: To build the skills they need to pursue a GED, to improve their work opportunities or become more effective in their current jobs, to learn everyday English to go shopping, communicate with employers, etc., to better support their children's education, or to find personal fulfillment and satisfaction.

Call or email for more information: or 847-775-2585.
Or register for our next Welcome Event for volunteers at


  • Literacy / Reading
  • English as a Secondary Language (ESL)
  • Tutoring
  • Math / Science Instruction
  • Adult Education
  • Reading / Writing

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • About 3 hours per week including preparation time
  • Empathy and understanding for the needs of an adult who is developing their basic skills

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