We would love to help you learn to speak, read, and write English. If you have trouble completing the application, please feel free to email us.


Estaremos encantados de ayudarte a hablar, leer y escribir en inglés. Si tienes problemas completando la aplicación, por favor escríbenos.

Other Ways To Volunteer


Manatee Literacy Council has a staff of one part-time employee. That means that volunteers are crucial to the organization. While tutoring is the most common way to volunteer with Manatee Literacy Council, there are several additional ways to get involved.

Office Help

Answer phones and perform light office duties such as filing and copying.

Tutor Training

Train the trainers. Previous tutor training experience required.

Community Relations

Help increase awareness of Manatee Literacy Council through community relations, partnerships, and outreach, including traditional and social media.

Program Development

Work with the Executive Director and Program Coordinator to enhance and expand programs offered.

Student Involvement

The more students are engaged, the higher their rate of success in our literacy programs. Volunteers can start conversation clubs and plan student events.

Computers/Data Entry

Help Manatee Literacy Council keep our digital records up to date by entering data. Computer-savvy volunteers are always needed for IT support.

Special Events

Manatee Literacy Council holds various events throughout the year, including open houses and volunteer appreciation dinners. Volunteers are needed to plan and execute these parties.


Help Manatee Literacy Council raise funds to support our mission.

Board of Directors

Directors serve two-year terms and are responsible for the oversight and direction of the organization. Learn about the Board of Directors.

Get Started

Fill out the Volunteer Application or visit the Manatee Literacy Council office to fill out an application.