It takes a lot of effort to serve our community. Will you help? There are lots of ways to volunteer and provide invaluable service even if your time is limited. 

Please note, we are only able to accept volunteers who are at least 18 years of age. 

Email us or call 434.977.3838 and learn more!

Become a Tutor

  • Basic literacy
  • English as a second language (ESL)

See our tutor page for more information or call our office.

Board Committee Membership

  • Program
  • Marketing
  • Fundraising

Office Assistance

  • Answer telephones
  • Word processing/typing
  • Record keeping/filing
  • Assist with mailings
  • Participate in student support

Special Events

  • Participate on an event planning committee
  • Distribute posters/event announcements and other materials
  • Assist at the event: take photos, set up / clean up
  • Solicit donations
  • Attend and bring your friends!


  • Write articles for the newsletter
  • Assist in updating promotional materials
  • Assist with mailings
  • Assist with the website

Recruitment/Support Activities

  • Work on community awareness projects
  • Distribute recruitment materials
  • Make presentations to agencies and community groups


  • Cataloging
  • Maintain bibliography
  • Organize resources

Literacy Volunteers of Charlottesville/Albemarle Volunteer Policy (pdf)