Parkway Area: 314.415.4940
Rockwood Area: 636.891.6649
Parkway and Rockwood Volunteer Opportunities

​​​​​Teach an adult to read, write, multiply, or divide. Help a foreign student converse and understand American customs. Work as volunteer adult education teacher’s aide. Work one-on-one or with a small group. You do not need to be a certified teacher.  Training is provided.

If you are interested in being a volunteer tutor, please contact Merle Oberman at or 314-415-4941

​Volunteer positions available:
​ESL Tutor – (MOST OF OUR TUTORS ARE NEEDED HERE) Help an individual or a small group learn the English language and American culture. Time commitment: one or two class sessions per week, usually 2 – 3 hours per class session.

Basic Education Tutor – Serves as a roving teacher’s aide, assisting students who need individual attention with their studies. Time commitment: at least one class session per week, usually 2 – 3 hours.

Types of classes available in which to tutor:

English as a Second Language (ESL) - volunteer positions are available to help students read, write, and speak English, prepare for the citizenship interview and function in our society.

​Basic Skills/High School Equivalency (HSE) - volunteer positions are available to help students improve basic reading, writing, math and language skills, prepare students for the HiSET (formerly GED) exam and improve workplace skills.

Volunteer Qualifications:

  • ​High school diploma or high school equivalency
  • Patience
  • Non-judgmental attitude
  • Reliability
  • Flexibility

​Volunteer Responsibilties:​

  • Attend tutor training
  • Complete background check forms (including fingerprints)  Please note: Tutors are responsibile for cost of fingerprints.
  • Commit to once a week for 2- 3 hoursInform teacher of student progress or concern

    For class locations and times, go to​.


Adult Education & Literacy

Parkway Area:
13157 N. Olive Spur Road
Creve Couer, MO 63141

Rockwood Area:
1401 Froesel Drive
Ellisville, MO 63011

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