Literacy Support Volunteer


As a Literacy Support Volunteer you will work with identified Elementary School students on specific literacy-building tasks and activities as directed by a Building Literacy Coach (BLC).

Literacy Support Volunteers will engage students in reading books with a specific focus on decoding words, cultural responsiveness and comprehension.

You will work with individual students or small groups of students over the course of your volunteer shift. 

**Every Literacy Support Volunteer must participate in an additional training before volunteering.**


  • Able to attend required 1 hour in person Literacy Support Volunteer training prior to volunteering. Information about training will be provided after placement.
  • Interest and/or experience volunteering with children
  • Proficiency in elementary ELA/writing.
  • Able to commit to volunteering at least 1 day a week for at least 3 months during the AAPS school day (9 am - 4 pm)

Ideal for volunteers who…

  • Enjoy interacting with children.

  • Are interested in working 1:1 or in small groups with students to support their understanding and love of literacy.
  • Want to serve as a positive adult role model for AAPS students through volunteering at an AAPS school or schools. 

  • Seek an introduction to the field of education or is interested in a possible career in the field. 

Learn more about the Literacy Volunteer Support role here

Apply for a Literacy Support Volunteer Opportunity Here.