Our Adult Education Program is dedicated to empowering low-income Latina women through learning in order to positively impact the entire family.

Adult Education gives our students the opportunity to pursue a holistic education, including coursework in English Language Development, mathematics, grammar, parenting, and conflict resolution. 

Our Adult Education Program works hand in hand with our Early Childhood Education Program to provide preschool and childcare while mothers are in school.

Volunteer Opportunities with Adult Education

Computer Literacy Tutor/Classroom Assistant
Required Skills: Computer skills, knowledge of social media, Spanish language skills
Schedule: Monday & Tuesday 10:30AM-12:00PM
Location: WL Henry Elementary School, 1060 SE 24th Ave, Hillsboro, OR 97123
Minimum Commitment: We ask for a minimum commitment of 2 months. 
Description: Support the Adult Education during class and provide one-on-one tutoring in basic word processing skills, internet search engines, email, social media, safe internet surfing and more. Help set up the computers before class and help students with individual questions during class.


English Language Development Classroom Assistant
Required Skills: Ability to work one-on-one or in a small group with adult beginning learners of English as a Second Language. You should have a basic understanding of English grammar and be patient and reliable. An interest in other cultures is a plus! Some Spanish skills are helpful, but not necessarily required.
Schedule: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9AM – 12PM. 
Location: WL Henry Elementary School, 1060 SE 24th Ave, Hillsboro, OR 97123
Minimum Commitment: We ask for a minimum 2 month commitment, for at least one day per week. 
Description: Practice specific skills with adult English language learners, giving them extra practice with basic skills in speaking, understanding and writing. Encouraging students to believe in themselves is an important part of this position.


Office Assistant
Required Skills: Proficiency in Powerpoint and MS Office, organization skills.
Schedule: Thursdays, 3PM-5PM
Location: WL Henry Elementary School, 1060 SE 24th Ave, Hillsboro, OR 97123
Description: Help Adult Education staff members with special projects, such as Powerpoint presentations, creating forms, designing print materials, and word processing. Help with organization of learning materials and filing.


Classroom Assistant – Parenting Class
Required Skills: Ability to provide light computer help and work one-on-one to answer student questions. Spanish language skills required.
Description: Help Adelante staff members facilitate a parenting class. Provide light computer support and help answer student questions.
Schedule: Tuesdays and Fridays, 6:00PM – 8:00PM. Arrive early to help us set up computers on Tuesdays. January 3rd – March 7th, 2017
Location: Free Orchards Elementary School, 2499 S Beech St. Cornelius, OR 97124


Spanish Literacy Tutor
Description: Tutor Spanish speakers as they learn to read and write in Spanish. Encourage new learners of reading and writing to believe in themselves and start with very basic skills.
Required Skills:  Advanced Spanish language skills. Ability to work one-on-one or in a small group with adult learners who are working on learning to read and write in Spanish. Reliability, patience, interest in other cultures.
Schedule: Tuesdays and Thursdays, between the hours of 9AM – 12PM
Minimum Commitment: 3 months
Location: WL Henry Elementary School, 1060 SE 24th Ave, Hillsboro, OR 97123


Math Classroom Assistant
Description:
 Assist the math instructor by working one-on-one with adult students as they master basic mathematics in preparation for GED testing. Help answer questions and solve problems in class.
Required Skills:  Facility with basic grade/high school mathematics, Ability to work one-on-one with adult students. Must be reliable. Spanish skills are desired, but not necessarily required. 

Schedule: Mondays and Thursdays, 12:30PM-2:30PM
Location: WL Henry Elementary School, 1060 SE 24th Ave, Hillsboro, OR 97123
Minimum Commitment:  3 months