Volunteer teachers for adult education classes

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Family Services, Inc.

  • 18 people are interested

The Ed Bohrer Parent Resource Center (PRC) and Linkages to Learning (LTL) at Gaithersburg Middle School, both programs of Family Services, Inc., are working to build a bank of volunteer teachers to teach a variety of ADULT education classes including the following:

  • ESOL
  • Basic computer skills
  • Basic literacy skills in Spanish and English
  • US Citizenship
  • Parenting skills

General qualifications include:

  • Is organized, dependable and flexible
  • Has solid knowledge of the subject matter and skills needed to teach the class
  • Is committed to and able to serve a diverse community, and has an understanding of the diversity of learning styles, cultures, backgrounds and adult-learner needs
  • Is 21 or older; 25 and older for the parenting skills class

Only the volunteer teacher for Basic literacy skills in Spanish and English must be bilingual in Spanish/English. Classes meet once a week for 1-2 hours, and sessions last from 6-10 weeks, depending on the course. Classes can be held during the day and in the evening.

Volunteers are asked to commit to a year of service to Family Services, teaching a minimum of 2 class sessions over the course of that year. All accepted volunteers need to submit of completed FSI Volunteer Application, attend an FSI new volunteer orientation, complete a background check and offer 2 references.

For more specific information, contact mary.murphy@fs-inc.org or call 301-840-3183.

Located at Gaithersburg Elementary School, the Ed Bohrer Parent Resource Center (PRC) serves Spanish and English speaking people as they pursue educational goals for themselves and their children as well as access needed services in the community.

Linkages to Learning (LTL) is a comprehensive school-based prevention and intervention program. In partnership with Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) and Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services (MCDHHS), staff assists families and students by connecting them to services and resources that will help them in school, at home and in the community.

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35 N. Summit Ave.Gaithersburg, MD 20877



  • Mentoring
  • Literacy / Reading
  • Adult Education
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • English as a Secondary Language (ESL)




  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1-2 hours/week for 6-10 weeks
  • FSI Volunteer Application, attendance to new volunteer orientation, background check, 2 references

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