Literacy Volunteers mission is to promote and foster increased literacy in the Montachusett area through trained volunteer tutoring and to empower adults for whom English is a second language. We encourage and aid individuals, groups or organizations desiring to increase literacy through voluntary programs.
Where there are people in need, we’ll be there lending
a hand, a smile, and an encouraging word.
Literacy Volunteers of the Montachusett Area recruits, screens, orients, trains, and supports its volunteer tutors. The are one of the cornerstones of our organization.
Members of the Board of Directors
Richard Noble (Helen Noble memory)
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Literacy Volunteers provides free, confidential, and individualized tutoring in basic literacy and English for speakers of other languages (ESOL) to adults and out-of-school youths over the age of 16 through the use of professionally trained and supported volunteer tutors. Literacy Volunteers recruits, screens, interviews, assesses and places students on a waiting list until matched with a volunteer tutor. The waiting list often is 30-40 people.
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Literacy Volunteers of the Montachusett Area provides lots of support, assessments and ESOL conversation for its students. Learn the process to become a US citizen.
Each year we hold special events that honor our students and their hard work. In addition, we sponsor fundraising activities that help fund our programming.
United Way of North Central MA
Community Foundation of North Central MA
Rotary Club of Fitchburg
Library of Congress
Hannaford's – Bags4us program
Abbie MacCallum – President
Donna Crowe – Treasurer
Maria Ulloa-Hancock – Secretary
We have the detailed answers to most-asked questions when tutors are considering volunteering their time. You may be surprised to learn you are qualified, if interested.