What is Volunteer Literacy Program (VLP)?
Volunteer Literacy Program (VLP) at Everett Community College, is staffed by a team of trained and dedicated volunteers, and serves adults learning basic reading, writing, and math skills and students learning English (ELA). Our work is accomplished by matching students with one-on-one or small group basis accompanied by community-based tutors.
- To promote and coordinate adult literacy in order to improve the quality of life for students within our community
- To provide accessible education opportunities and job information
- To increase opportunities and pursue career advancement
- To develop and encourage a lifelong learner
- To support adult learners in our community by offering accessible and flexible education opportunities
- To provide positive and successful volunteer experiences
- To partner with other programs within the college, and organizations outside EvCC, to meet our students’ needs
- To supplement classroom instruction offered in Transitional Studies programs
What Does Volunteer Literacy Program (VLP) do?
- To recruit, train and place willing volunteers with students
- To offer drop in or one-on-one tutoring sessions
- To tutor and support students in basic reading, writing, math, English, and communication skills
- To offer free, accessible and confidential tutoring sessions
Who do we serve as our students?
- Adults learning basic reading, writing, and math skills
- Students learning English (ELA)
- General Education Development (GED)
Volunteer Literacy Program Academic year Tutoring Hours
Monday through Thursday
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
ELA Conversation Cafe (No Summer Quarter sessions)
Come, meet new friends, practice English conversation and improve your speaking skills - it's free!
ELA Conversation Cafe on Mondays from 12:00 to 1:00 pm in Baker Room 110
All Adult English language learners are welcome!
Read about us in the Everett Herald's article: