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TESOL | Volunteer Teaching Opportunities


Many of our students volunteer at local public school districts, colleges and universities, most of which maintain extensive ESL adult education programs.

Places where students have volunteered include:

ACPS Adult Learning Center

Arlington Education and Employment Program (REEP)

AU Washington College of Law (WCL)- regularly has international students who are interested in individual tutoring. Contact Catherine Schenker, Director of the Legal English Program at WCL, if you are interested in this tutoring opportunity.

City Gate 

DC Refugee Center

Ethiopian Community Center

Foundry ESL 

The Family Place

Washington English Center (formally Language ETC)

Latino Student Fund

Literacy Council of Montgomery County

Literacy Council of Northern Virginia

Montgomery College Refugee Center

Prince George's Community College International Student Program 

Reading & Writing Center at Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA)

Sacred Heart School

St. Matthew's Cathedral

The Falls Church Anglican

The Spanish Education Development Center (SED Center)

The Writing, Reading and Language (WRL) Center at Montgomery College (Takoma Park Campus)

Youthbuild Public Charter School

If you or someone you know has volunteered with another DC area ESL program and would like to share that information with the TESOL program, we'd love to hear from you! Please email us the details at