Volunteer! Apply today.

Hi, I'm Shoua. I'm here to help you become a Literacy Mentor. ESLC welcomes people of all backgrounds to guide children through English reading lessons. You'll work with the same child each week to unlock their potential through the foundation of reading.

Frequently Asked Volunteer Questions

When considering volunteer opportunities with ESLC there are often questions about the experience and commitment. We have assembled a list of frequently asked questions that might help you determine whether volunteering with ESLC is right for you.

New Volunteer Information Session

We invite you to learn more about volunteering with ESLC at one of our upcoming, virtual information sessions. You will learn more about the work of our literacy mentors, the support and training you can expect, and the stipended AmeriCorps opportunity.

Lesson Plans are Provided

East Side Learning Center uses personalized lesson plans for each child we tutor. The easy-to-follow lesson plans make it easy for people from all backgrounds to tutor.

Why I Volunteer at ESLC

Our volunteers care deeply about literacy and the children we serve, and we are so appreciative to have them. We have a lot of work to do and we are always looking for more people to help us reach our goals. The equation is simple: More volunteers = more students served.

Tutoring Resources

Volunteer training materials and links to other resources for ESLC tutors.