Delaware County Community College, Serving Delaware and Chester Counties

ABLE Volunteer Information Sheet

Thank you for your interest in our volunteer program. Please complete the following application:

Delaware County Community College ABLE Volunteer Responsibilities

  • Volunteers will work one-on-one with learners to improve reading, writing, and math skills 
  • Volunteers will be encouraging and respectful of all learners
  • Volunteers, not in the classroom, will work with learners in a public place such as a library or a community center that is convenient to both the learner and volunteer
  • Volunteers and learners will meet three hours per week for a minimum of six months
  • Volunteers will be punctual and well prepared for each lesson
  • Volunteer tutors will submit monthly tutoring hours and document learners progress
  • Volunteers will report any concerns or issues that may arise to the ABLE GED office
  • Volunteers will submit an application, participate in a one-on-one or small group training session, complete a one hour online pro-literacy course, pass background checks and the College online Sexual Harassment training course

By submitting this application, I certify that, to the best of my knowledge, all information set forth in this application and associated documents are true and complete, and I agree to all of the Volunteer Responsibilities. I understand that false, incomplete or misleading information in my application or submissions provided to the College could result in my immediate termination.