Tutoring at the Adult Learning Center


Columbia Public Schools: Adult Learning Center

Dates and Times

The Adult Learning Center is open between 8:30 AM and 8:00 PM on Monday through Thursday. Students can serve between 2 and 3 hours a week after assignment by the coordinator.

Service Activities

Volunteers serve in classrooms as tutors for adult learners in GED tutoring, and ESL programs.

Special Criteria

Complete the Columbia Public School background check form as required. This service requires that you enjoy reading and writing, are comfortable with math, and can demonstrate patience and sensitivity to adult learners as opposed to child learners. Special needs class placement is available.

Emphasis Areas & Skills

Cultural & Social Assimilation, Cultural Awareness, GED Preparation, Adult Literacy, Educational Counseling, Social Justice, Tutoring, Math Proficiency, Reading Proficiency, ESL Literacy, Mentoring, Classroom Assistance


To tutor at the Adult Learning Center a 1 hour training is required. Training is offered before placing volunteers into the classrooms.

Additional Information

Number of Volunteers Needed: 20+
Walking distance to campus?: Yes
Volunteer Age: 18+

How to Serve

I want to earn credit for service (through service-learning)

In order to earn credit while serving on this project, please contact the service-learning office online by submitting this form or calling us at 573.882.0227.

I want to volunteer

If you want to volunteer with this agency, please contact Columbia Public Schools: Adult Learning Center directly.