BECOME A VOLUNTEER
We can't do our work without you! Our volunteers help us make a big impact in many ways.
ONGOING VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
LEARNING CENTER TUTOR
Assist students to reach their goals of obtaining a High School Equivalency certificate and learn vital math and reading skills by tutoring them in math English, social studies and science. Learn More.
Time commitment: 1-3 hours per week day or evening, ongoing
ESL TEACHER's ASSISTANT
Help instructors by engaging with adult students in small group activities and working one-on-one with individual students at the workplace. Learn more.
Time commitment: 1.5 to 3 per week
PARENTING PROGRAM TEACHER ASSISTANT
Help supervise, promote learning, and support a group of young children (18 months-4 years) while parents participate in a parental engagement class. Learn more.
Bilingual (Spanish/English) preferred, but not required.
Time commitment: 3 hours per week for 14-week semester
EVENT PLANNING VOLUNTEER: READING BETWEEN THE WINES
Reading Between the Wines is our signature annual event and fundraiser. The event features signature pairings of locally produced food and alcoholic beverages and the opportunity to mix and mingle with the “tastemakers” of Austin—all while having fun for a good cause. Join one of our volunteer teams below and help make the event a success!
Time commitment: 2-4 hours a week, February-November, 2017, and six hours on the day of the event.
ONE-TIME VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
LEARNING CENTER PRESENTER
Present students with a life skill that you excel in that can improve their quality of life and concentration, such as nutrition, meditation, fitness, or your career path. Learn More.
Time commitment: 1 hour per semester
Contribute to the future success of preschoolers through story time while their parents gain the skills they need to prepare their kids for school.
Time commitment: 30 min, Thursday, 8:30-10:30 a.m. and 30 min, Monday, 6-8 p.m.
EVENT VOLUNTEER: PLAY AND LEARNING STRATEGIES (PALS) GRADUATION
Volunteer at PAL’s biannual graduation event by helping with set-up, break-down, greeting and directing guests, and assisting with food tables. Learn More.
Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred, but not required. Free lunch reception!
Time commitment: 5-6 hours on day of the event
EVENT VOLUNTEER: READING BETWEEN THE WINES
Volunteers at our signature event, help with set-up, break-down, check-in, check-out, greeting our guests and assisting with the silent and live auction. Learn more.
Time commitment: 3-4 hours from noon to midnight during the day of the event