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Ashley Baeten tutors students in math.
"I truly enjoy tutoring. I like to think that I am helping these adults one day at a time learn necessary skills." -Ashley Baeten

Thank you for your interest in volunteering!    

Most volunteers help in morning, afternoon, or evening classes. Their subjects include ELL (ESL), math, writing, reading, and computer basics. Volunteers might work with individuals, small groups, or the entire class. It depends on each teacher's needs.

Time commitments range from 1-3 hours per week, M-F. The volunteer coordinator will give you details of classes that fit your interests and schedule. 

STEPS TO BECOMING A VOLUNTEER

Apply -- Complete the application form below.

Interview -- Meet with the volunteer coordinator to discuss your interests and skills, and our volunteer needs.

Attend Orientation -- Attend a one-hour orientation.

Train -- Complete a 2-3 hour online tutor training, provided by the Minnesota Literacy Council.

Visit a Classroom -- Visit a classroom for the entire period. Let the volunteer coordinator know how your experience was. If you and the teacher decide to work together, a schedule will be arranged.

Volunteer -- Volunteer once a week for 3 months or 30 hours. Service learners participate 20 hours or more, depending on their requirements. Summer school is a commitment of 4-6 weeks.

 

APPLICATION FORM

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Online or Mail-In

 

VOLUNTEER JOBS OPEN

South Campus
2225 East Lake Street
55407

     MTWTh morning        ELL (ESL)
     Th morning                Intro computer skills, in a very basic writing class.

     MW afternoon            Reading for advanced ELL and pre-GED
     
      MTWTh evening        Math
      WTh evening             ELL (ESL) 

 

North Campus     
1250 West Broadway
 55411

    MTWTh morning          Writing for ELL (ESL)
    MTWTh morning          Pre-GED reading

    MTWTh evening          Intro computer skills
    MTh                              ELL (ESL)
 

For more information contact the volunteer coordinator, Ellen, at adulted.volunteer@mpls.k12.mn.us or 612-668-3984.
Please read "Steps to Becoming a Volunteer" above.