AmeriCorps Paid Opportunity - Adult Literacy and ESL

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ORGANIZATION: LearningQuest - Stanislaus Literacy Centers

We have a full-time opportunity for someone interested in working with adults to better their education and improve their daily life for themselves and their families. This person will be, or willing to become an AmeriCorps member, that will work with LearningQuest Stanislaus Literacy Center in partnership with the Stanislaus County Library. This position will assist instructors in their classes, as well as support students seeking to achieve their diploma in the High School Equivalency (HSE) program as well as students seeking to want to learn English in the English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) program - throughout Modesto, Riverbank, Empire, and Newman area.

We are looking to immediately fill one full-time position at 40 hours per week.

Benefits: AmeriCorps members must work 40 hours a week and commit to one full year of service at LearningQuest. Living Allowance- $25,000 Educational Award: $10,000

Qualifications: Must be 18; Must be willing to become an AmeriCorps member (LearningQuest will help with AmeriCorps membership); have a High School Diploma; College and other training in teaching, tutoring, English as a second language; Bilingual in Spanish, Farsi or any other language is helpful, but not required.

LearningQuest is a non-profit adult literacy agency providing in-person and online services throughout Stanislaus County for over 30 years. Our mission is to empower adults through educational services and improve self-reliance for the family.

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About LearningQuest - Stanislaus Literacy Centers


1032 11th St, Modesto, CA 95354, US

Mission Statement

Empowering adults through educational services and improving self-reliance for the family.


Stanislaus County adults need remedial education leading to a minimum of a high school diploma or its equivalency in order to get a job or get a better job with a living wage. There is a lack of resources in our county. We are one of only four entities offering classes to prepare for the high school equivalency test and one of only two offering instruction in Spanish.

We seek to engage the talents, skills, and commitment of volunteers to serve the communities' information and literacy needs. LearningQuest offers a variety of skilled volunteer opportunities to make a meaningful contribution to library programs, operations, fundraising events, and other community engagement functions. Skilled volunteers have opportunities to lead projects, work with teams of staff and volunteers, learn new skills, and have fun.


Education & Literacy
Immigrants & Refugees
Community, Education & Literacy, Immigrants & Refugees


Thu Dec 01, 2022 - Tue Jan 31, 2023


Multiple locations Modesto, CA 95354



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




  • Driver's License Needed
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 40 hours a week. A one year commitment
  • Must be willing to become an AmeriCorps member

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