Get Involved

As a non-profit organization, the Employment Skills Center relies on the talent and dedication of our community volunteers. Many of our volunteers find the work far more rewarding than they could have imagined! Please consider the following opportunities to see how you can help ensure our programs continue to serve adults in our community. Contact Shelly Brown, Program Manager, at sbrown@employmentskillscenter.org or 717-243-6040 x 4424 for more information.

 

 

Tutors: Employment Skills Center is in need of dedicated volunteers to tutor adult students one-on-one in the areas of Basic Literacy, Math, GED preparation, and English as a Second Language. Volunteers are required to complete a 6-hour orientation and training session at ESC plus 4 hours of continuing education per program year.  After completing all training, volunteers are asked to commit to 1.5 hours twice a week or 3 hours once a week.  No prior experience is required, but volunteers must have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree or currently be pursuing one in accordance with PA Department of Education guidelines. All volunteers must comply with state mandated PA State Police, Child Abuse, and FBI background checks. View the complete Volunteer Tutor Job Description here!

 

Classroom Aides: Volunteers are needed to offer assistance to classroom instructors and provide one-on-one assistance with students. Volunteers are required to complete a 6-hour orientation and training session at ESC plus 4 hours of continuing education per program year. No prior experience is required, but volunteers must have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree or currently be pursuing one in accordance with PA Department of Education guidelines. All volunteers must comply with state mandated PA State Police, Child Abuse, and FBI background checks.

 

Fundraising Event Committee Members: Help is needed with a variety of tasks to assist in the planning, selling, and delivery of fundraising projects. Examples of tasks include sale of ads and tickets, solicitation of gifts and vendors, set up of events, planning, scheduling, coordinating, etc.