Reading Assistance Volunteers


Cause Areas


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


3445 Howard StreetSkokie, IL 60076


If you are in school to become a teacher or just enjoy helping people improve their reading skills, this is for you! Many clients at The Douglas Center are at lower reading levels and would like to improve their reading ability or just practice reading.

The Douglas Center, a non-profit organization located in Skokie, IL, provides day programs for individuals, ages 18 to 70+, with developmental and physical disabilities. The Douglas Center Work Center offers work programs that include light manufacturing, sewing, packaging, assembly, pre-vocational training as well as developmental rehabilitation for adults of all ages.

You will work under the guidance and supervision of a trained staff member. This volunteer service can be done during the hours of 9:00 am and 2:00 pm, Monday through Friday and requires a minimum 60 hour commitment. If you are looking for a rewarding volunteer opportunity, please contact Elizabeth C. Kristiansen via email: or phone: 847-674-1921.


  • Literacy / Reading
  • Reading / Writing
  • People Skills
  • Verbal / Written Communication

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • a few hours each week

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