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ESL/ABE/GED Volunteer Program

Contact Info


Betsy Binnian

Volunteer Coordinator

Email (best way to contact)


Phone: 206-546-6959

Volunteers support ESL/ABE/GED teachers and student learning.  We match our needs with your schedule and skills.


Who can be a volunteer?

Anyone can volunteer in our program-- students, retirees, teachers in training, community members.  Characteristics of successful volunteers include:

  • An interest in helping English language learners succeed
  • Patience
  • Multicultural empathy

Volunteer opportunities

Volunteer opportunities include:

  • Assisting in classrooms
  • Working with small groups
  • Helping in the ESL/ABE/GED Technology Center

How to apply to be a volunteer

  1. Complete this application form
  2. Attend an interview/orientation