Literacy

Volunteer Opportunities for Literacy

Children's Hospitals and Clinics

Backpack Tutors

Over 350 Minnetonka students tutor at-risk students in Minneapolis elementary schools each week. Sign up in the Fall to be a part of this amazing group of young people.

Fairview Southdale

Books For Africa

A simple name for an organization with a simple mission. We collect, sort, ship, and distribute books to students of all ages in Africa. Our goal: to end the book famine in Africa.

Carver County Libraries

Year-round individual volunteer opportunities to shelve books and help with special programs.

Park Nicollet

Common Bond Communities

After school tutors needed for Study Buddies Program and at drop in Homework Centers in Common Bond Communities.

Hennepin County

Hennepin County Libraries

Ridgedale, Minnetonka and Excelsior libraries have year round volunteer opportunities for individuals. Fill out Youth Volunteer Application online and contact individual libraries for current needs.

West Suburban Teen Clinic

Interfaith Outreach Community Partners
Children from low-income families often face extra challenges to learning and doing well in school. IOCP offers Homework Clubs during the academic year at seven apartment neighborhoods in Plymouth. Homework Club connects these youth with volunteer tutors.

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Minnesota Literacy Council

Literacy programs offer many rewarding volunteer opportunities. Additional opportunities may be available depending on changing program needs.

Project Pride in Living

Project Pride for Living

PPL’s wide range of volunteer opportunities lets you share your talents and expertise to strengthen our community. In single day projects or regular involvement in the lives of youth and adults, PPL volunteers help people help themselves.

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Read Indeed

Read Indeed’s mission is to promote literacy by collecting and gifting books to at-risk children.

YMCA - Minnetonka Heights afterschool and summer program

Come be a Homework Helper at Minnetonka Heights in Minnetonka after school or volunteer for our summer program.

Contact joanne.robinson@ymcatwincities.org