"If you have the ability and opportunity, you should at least try to do something to help other people."
Meet Mike Scully, one of our dedicated volunteers and an alumnus of our AmeriCorps program!
In 2011, Mike retired as an engineer from IBM and began his year of service as an AmeriCorps volunteer at The Learning Center at the Literacy Coalition of Central Texas. Throughout Mike's first year, he helped adults working towards their GED and assisted with job skills training. He found that one of the most rewarding components of his service was being able to attend the program’s graduation ceremonies, where teachers, families, and friends alike come together to celebrate the achievements of the program's newest graduates! On his service term, Mike reminisces,"I wanted to do something meaningful, and AmeriCorps became that thing."
Today, Mike continues to volunteer with our GED programs while also lending his support toward our Adult Basic Education (ABE) courses. Between his AmeriCorps service year and his continued volunteer work with the Literacy Coalition of Central Texas, Mike has dedicated nearly 7 years to support our adult literacy programs! BIG thank you to Mike!
AmeriCorps volunteers, like Mike, help empower others through their direct service.
***We currently have 10 AmeriCorps openings that engage a spectrum of literacy services to adults, children, youth, and families!
To APPLY to become an AmeriCorps like Mike click here: https://willread.org/texas-family-literacy-americorps