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Richmond Good Life :: Volunteering :: Adult Education and Literacy

Richmond Virginia (VA) Adult Education and Literacy 

Here is a comprehensive list of adult education and literacy volunteer opportunities. 

Name Description
Goodwill of Central Virginia Assists persons with barriers to employment to achieve their highest degree of economic and personal independence through a strong foundation of work-oriented programs, including education, training, placement, and supported long-term and transitional employment. Specific training programs include work adjustment, sheltered employment, supported employment, office services and computer skills training, job seeking skills, retail skills training, welfare to work, Adult Basic Education and GED completion. Work oriented programs help assess abilities, offer skill development useful in competitive environment. 
J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College Educational Foundation Through the JSRCC Educational Foundation, your gifts will provide the financial resources necessary to address our communityís need for an educated and skilled workforce.
National Student Partnerships National Student Partnerships (NSP) is the nationís only year-round, student-led volunteer service organization that links people in need with the resources and opportunities necessary to become self-sufficient. 
The Neighborhood Resource Center of Greater Fulton Hill The Neighborhood Resource Center (NRC) is a grassroots educational and cultural center fostering personal growth and community change in Greater Fulton Hill neighborhood of Richmond, Virginia. The NRC strengthens individuals and communities by providing opportunities for neighbors to build relationships, access resources, and develop the skills to enhance their lives and determine the fate of their community.
New Visions, New Ventures To provide women with the knowledge, skills, resources and confidence necessary to achieve economic success and financial security through entrepreneurship, high-wage employment and asset building. 
The READ Center  Provides programs to teach adults basic reading, writing and comprehension skills through one-to-one tutoring by trained volunteers. Also offers small group instruction in spelling, math and various life skills. Professional staff provides assessments and support for learners with special needs and conducts some of the instruction. A workplace literacy program provides customized instruction at work sites. 
TAPESTRY of Women TAPESTRY of Women is an organization dedicated to the empowerment of women and men; specifically mature women who are facing transitional needs in their lives
Tri-City Literacy Council  Since 1978 the Tri-City Literacy Council has provided public literacy education and service to the cities of Petersburg, Hopewell, and Colonial Heights, the counties of Dinwiddie, Prince George, Sussex and Chesterfield, and the Fort Lee Quartermaster Center.
Virginia Adult Learning Resource Center We provide adult education and literacy resources, publications, and training for teachers of adults in Virginia. also see Find a local adult education and literacy program
Virginia Literacy Foundation. The Virginia Literacy Foundation (VLF) provides funding and technical support to private, volunteer literacy organizations throughout Virginia via challenge grants and direct consultation. These organizations support K-4th grade-level adult readers with one-on-one instruction and tutoring. The VLF also works in partnership with all public and private literacy organizations in Virginia to attack illiteracy in the workplace and to provide family literacy training. 

 

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