Adult Basic Education Volunteer Opportunities


Become a literacy volunteer and help adults reach their full potential!

Thank you for your interest in volunteering within Mankato Adult Basic Education. Volunteers make communities stronger and working together with ABE staff can help strengthen our district's educational system and opportunities for our adult learners. Email for more info and availability. Please include your full name, phone number as well as your area of interest (GED or ESL) in email correspondence. Otherwise, feel free to enter the information in our Volunteer Interest Form. 

As an ABE volunteer, you can aid adult learners in:
  • English as a Second Language (ESL)
  • Citizenship
  • High School completion courses
  • Basic Computer Skills 

As an ABE volunteer, it helps you:
  • Explore additional career options
  • Establish networking contacts
  • Make a difference in your community
Volunteering Training Resources 
Minnesota Literacy Council Online Training: 

Go to "Available Courses" - "New ESL Classroom Volunteer Training" & "ABE/GED Classroom Volunteer Training
Volunteer Forms