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Volunteer at our Wilcrest Location

(Literacy Advance)

Every day we see lives transformed - learning English leads to a confident conversation with a doctor or child's teacher; new reading confidence results in a promotion or a driver's license. Adult students get new jobs, make their families' lives better, and reach their goals.

Classes and learning are possible because of volunteers - and we could not be more grateful.

Please note: these volunteer opportunities are at our MAM Literacy Advance location at 2424 Wilcrest, Suite 120, Houston, TX 77042.

Volunteer positions may include:
  • Tutor: lead English classes for adults in the Houston community 

  • Student Registration Leader: Lead registration sessions for new students entering the program for the first time (training, script, and materials all provided).

  • Administrative Help: Front desk cover; data entry, filing, similar office work​

  • Literacy Ambassador: Be active on our social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter, MAM is doing to address it by connecting us with interested people.

Skills or experience required:
  • MAM needs volunteers that are fluent in English.

  • No teaching experience necessary.

  • No Spanish or other foreign language skills necessary.

  • We ask that volunteers have an interest in teaching adult students and a willingness to make a semester-long commitment.

  • View additional volunteer guidelines here.

Teacher & Tutor resources:
  • In order to provide lesson materials that match up with students' goals, we have an extensive collection of resources, arranged into topic areas, in our Tutor Resource Room at our Wilcrest location. All MAM ESL tutors are welcome to visit at any time during opening hours and browse the resources. Many can even be borrowed for a limited time!

  • Or view our list of excellent Online Resources here

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