Make a Real Difference: Adult Literacy Board Membership

Nonprofit Organization: 
Dates Volunteer is Needed: 
Number of Volunteers Needed: 
Description of the Volunteer Opportunity: 

Reading Works is recruiting volunteers to serve on our Board of Directors. A perfect opportunity to bring about real change through literacy.

For information on Board Membership:

Our next Volunteer Recruitment Coffee Hour is April 3, 2022 at 9:00am. Join us if you have questions. If you are reading this after April 3rd, check our website to see when another Volunteer Recruitment Event is scheduled.

Board members to begin service May 2015.

Skills Needed: 
Strategy Development/Strategic Planning
Areas of Interest: 
Board Development
Education and Literacy
Immigrants and Refugees
Great for: 
Who Will Be Impacted Through This Project: 

Reading Works serves the most vulnerable in our community: the poor, women, immigrants.
90% of our reading/writing clients enter our program reading below 6th grade level, and about half of those read below 3rd grade level.
Reading Works serves these lower level readers - English speakers who do not succeed in traditional classroom educational settings.

Is This an Ongoing Opportunity?: 
Minimum Age of Volunteers: 
Additional Requirements: 

1. Written application, references, background check
2. Interview
3. Attend monthly board meetings, held on a Saturday morning
4. Serve 2 years
5. Make a financial contribution of $1000 each fiscal year (waived for hardship)
6. Actively participate in a project (like fundraising, marketing)
7. It's recommended you attend a Basic Literacy Tutor Training

Last Updated: May 18 2015
Address of Project Site
1113 Rhode Island St. NE, Suite B
New Mexico
Contact Info
(505) 321-9620


The Center for Nonprofit Excellence, United Way of Central New Mexico provides these volunteer opportunities as a service to our community and does not assume any responsibility for the validity of such postings. To ensure accurate and up-to-date information, please contact the organization who posted the opportunity.

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