All volunteer tutors must be 16 years or older. We ask for a minimum of 2 hours a week for a 4 month period. No prior teaching experience is necessary necessary and you do not need to know another language. Training is provided (required) for all new tutors. Visit here for more details.
The Racine Literacy Council depends on volunteer assistance. If you're looking for an opportunity to help your community and meet new people, check out the opportunities below!
Administrative Assistant—Duties include: Answering the phone, data entry, mailings. Evening receptionist is especially needed from 5-7 p.m. one or more nights a week. Bilingual (English & Spanish preferred but not required) to offer assistance in several areas.
Board of Directors
Board Member—Board members are always needed due to attrition, relocation of jobs, etc. Please consider lending your leadership abilities to the Council. Call Steven Mussenden for more information about becoming a member of the board of directors.
Handyman—Assist in the maintenance and upkeep of the building at 734 Lake Avenue. Perform routine maintenance, changing of light bulbs, plumbing issues, snow shoveling, and other tasks as needs arise.
Event Volunteer—Work on the event committee or the day of the event.
Gardener—Assist in the maintenance of the RLC grounds and gardens. Spring/fall clean up, weekly watering, planting of flowers and other projects as they arise. Could include lawn care.
Baker—Provide baked goods and other refreshments for the program participants on a weekly basis or for special occasions.
Publicist—Duties include: Desktop publishing applications, author/contributor to newsletter and articles on literacy, preparation of solicitation mailings.
Photographer—Collect a photographic record of RLC events, including fundraisers, awards ceremonies, tutor training classes, and more!