Use your time and talent to help adults achieve their educational and career goals!

  • Improve reading comprehension
  • Improve math skills
  • Prepare for the GED® or HiSet tests
  • Learn English as a second language
  • Improve self-confidence

Tutor or Classroom Assistant?

Goodwill needs both tutors, who focus on independent, one-on-one study with students, and classroom assistants, who work with small groups and an instructor in a classroom setting.

Tutors must meet the following requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Ability to pass background check (Act 33/34 clearances)
  • Minimum of three hours per week
  • One-year commitment

Classroom Assistants must meet the following requirements:

  • Working towards a Bachelor’s Degree
  • Ability to pass background check (Act 33/34 clearances)
  • Minimum of three hours per week
  • One semester (or six month) commitment

Tutoring sites

Sites have morning, afternoon and evening times. Please contact us for details.

  • Forest Hills
  • Lawrenceville
  • McKeesport
  • McKees Rocks
  • North Side
  • South Side

Benefits of becoming a volunteer

  • Working with instructors who genuinely care about the progress of each student
  • Opportunity to implement various teaching/learning techniques
  • Access to the latest up-to-date educational materials
  • Chance to explore career opportunities in Adult Education
  • Volunteering looks great on a resume
  • 25% discount at Goodwill SWPA retail stores
  • Access to free parking at some locations (Lawrenceville, South Side and Forest Hills)

    Who to contact:

    Phone: 412-632-1855
    Email: tutor@goodwillswpa.org