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Your time is one of the most valuable gifts you can give! Volunteers work together with EADC staff to support our Mission. Our program and mission would not be possible without the help of our volunteers. Volunteers must have a cleared background check and complete our volunteer orientation course.



The Youth Literacy Program provides elementary grade students (K-5th) with an after-school program located in their community that is focused and dedicated to helping students engage in literary development and academic growth.

Tutor Expectations 

Program Hours: 

  •  2 hours / once a week

 What you will be doing :

  • Engaging with students in One-One tutoring sessions to practice Reading and Writing skills

  • Homework Assistance

Your Impact :

  • Build relationships with youth in the community

  • Help promote academic success and achievement

  • Improve reading scores and promote independent reading

  • Empower youth to feel confident in their reading

Requirements :

  • Complete a Volunteer Application

  • Schedule a Tutor Interview

  • Complete a recent Background Check

Skills, Experience, & Attitudes: 

  • Excellent people skills, enthusiasm for helping children, respectful attitude

  • Creative and enthusiastic when covering lesson plans and reading selected books

  • Must possess the ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.



Criminal History Consent Form: 

Complete a Background Check with the Sheriff's Dept. 325 E Washington St, Athens, GA 30601 (complete in-person with photo ID)

Where to submit my application:
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