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Create the life you want through English language skills.
“I was ashamed and frustrated. Learning English changed my life
and my world. ”
Impact a life, strengthen a family,
and transform a community.
“This is the most rewarding volunteer work I’ve ever done.”
Give the gift of literacy.
Your community depends on it.
“Learning English opens doors to education and economic opportunity, benefiting the entire community.”
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Become a Volunteer Tutor
Enroll in a tutor training workshop to learn to teach adults to read or to speak English. New adult learners come in every week asking for help, and we are now reaching out to parents of young children in Title I schools who need literacy services – the need for more tutors is great. Retired teachers are especially welcome for this new initiative. View our current schedule of Tutor Training Workshops here.
Holiday Book Drive – Nov 14 – Dec 19
The Literacy Council of Frederick County is partnering with FCB Bank, a Division of ACNB Bank and Curious Iguana for our 16th Annual Holiday Book Drive to provide new and gently-used books for elementary school aged children (PreK through 5th grade).
Seeking Applicants for ESL Workplace Instructors
The Literacy Council is seeking experienced ESL instructors to conduct Workplace Literacy classes. You will join a collaborative team who display a high degree of professionalism, intercultural sensitivity, a belief in lifelong learning, and a strong commitment to adult learners.