GECAC Volunteer Tutor Open House set for Tuesday

   September 12, 2014 9:55 am

The GECAC Adult Education Program is seeking volunteer tutors to work with adults to improve their reading, math, English or writing skills in order to pass their GED or gain the skills needed to get and keep a job. Volunteers receive training, support and materials to assist them with their students. Volunteers must have at…

Neighborhood Network seeks volunteers to fill a variety of roles

   April 8, 2014 5:00 am

If you’re looking for a way to help make a difference in the local community, you don’t need to look further than Erie’s Neighborhood Network sponsored by the Sisters of St. Joseph. The organization, located at 425 W. 18th St., provides numerous services to people of all ages in the community, and it has a variety…

After-school center in Erie’s Little Italy seeks volunteers

   January 15, 2014 6:00 am

Bethesda Trinity Center, 462 W. 18th St., is looking for volunteers to help with its after-school program. The program, which is for children ages 5 to 12, takes place  Mondays through Fridays, from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. Volunteers are needed to assist with activities including, but not limited to, homework; reading groups; career exploration; recreational…

Volunteers needed for after-school program

   December 23, 2013 7:04 pm

Volunteers are needed to help tutor and provide assistance with homework in various school subjects for school children in grades 1 through 8 at the Martin Luther King Center, 312 Chestnut St. The program runs Monday through Friday from 2:30 to 7 p.m.; tutoring and homework assistance hours are 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. For more…

Mothers Against Teen Violence seeks volunteers

   August 30, 2013 1:23 pm

MATV, Mothers Against Teen Violence, needs volunteers to serve as mentors or tutors to area youths, to help with setup and cleanup for fundraisers and one-time events, and to perform typing and secretarial services. To volunteer, or for more information, contact Lora Caldwell, volunteer coordinator, at 397-3376 or  

Volunteer to help at Neighborhood Art House

   May 14, 2013 1:08 pm

The Neighborhood Art House provides free classes in the visual, performing and literary arts to at-risk children in Erie.  A ministry of the Benedictine Sisters of Erie, the mission of the Neighborhood Art House is to enable children to experience beauty, grow in positive self-expression and self-discipline, and develop into full and productive human beings….

Refugee ministry needs volunteers to teach classes

   May 13, 2013 7:44 pm

The Catholic Diocese of Erie’s Office of Catholic Refugee Ministry works to connect refugees in the Erie area with resources to help them attain self-sufficiency and become contributing members of the community. One of the most important of these services is providing classes through which refugees learn to speak English, acquire necessary practical skills and become acquainted…

Barber National Institute seeks tutors

   March 11, 2013 2:07 pm

Volunteers are needed to tutor adults in the Adult Basic Education/Adult Literacy program at the Barber National Institute. The volunteers would provide one-on-one or small group tutoring to help adults with developmental disabilities increase their academic skills, particularly in the areas of reading and math. Volunteers must have a bachelor’s degree or be currently working…

Stairways looking for volunteer tutors

   November 9, 2012 9:48 am

Stairways Behavioral Health Adult Education program needs volunteers to tutor students in reading, math and writing. Volunteers will work with students who are preparing for the GED test, post-secondary classes or employment both one-on-one and in small group settings. Stairways asks that volunteers have or be actively pursuing a four-year degree. Learn more on Volunteer Match.

Volunteer during the afterschool hours at the JFK Center

   September 27, 2012 12:12 pm

The John F. Kennedy Center, at 2021 E. 20th St. in Erie, need volunteers to work with youth and teens during the after-school hours. The after-school program attracts the 2,683 children living in the area, said the JFK Center’s website. The first volunteer shift, from 2:30 to 5 p.m., involves tutoring and reading to youth…