The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
Can you imagine life without literacy? How would you...
Get a job, or train for a better job?
Talk with doctors, neighbors, and businesses?
Discuss your child's progress at school?
Perform simple tasks such as phone calls, emails, shopping, banking, getting insurance?
You can make a difference by volunteering 2 hours per week to help adults learn to read, write, or speak English. The Community Literacy Council provides 12 hours of comprehensive tutor training for volunteers, usually in January, May, and October. Most of our adult students are learning English as a second language. Our next training sessions will be: