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Join the Chatham Literacy Team!

We hope 2024 will be the year you choose to get involved with Chatham Literacy. We need volunteer tutors who would like to help an adult learn to read, learn the English language, obtain citizenship, develop workforce skills, or further their high school or postsecondary education. WE ESPECIALLY NEED TUTORS IN SILER CITY. Interested in […]

Chatham Literacy Needs Volunteers in Siler City

Are you looking for a meaningful volunteer experience? Got some free time on your hands? Chatham Literacy is seeking volunteers to serve as instructors to adults 18 years and older. WE ESPECIALLY NEED TUTORS IN SILER CITY! We need tutors for:– Reading, Writing and Math;– English for Speakers of Other Languages;– Citizenship Preparation;– Financial Literacy […]

Congratulations, Silvanio, on your Financial Literacy Certification!

We’re thrilled to celebrate Silviano S.’s graduation from the Chatham Literacy Financial Literacy program on March 8, 2024! Silviano completed the first 6 modules of the program in just 10 weeks and received a Certificate of Completion. His tutor was the wonderful Maria V. “I’m so grateful for the opportunity to take this class, and I really enjoyed […]

Chatham Literacy Fundraiser Luncheon Raises $45,000 for Adult Literacy Programs

Chatham Literacy hosted its 13th Annual Spring for Literacy Luncheon, on April 25, 2024, raising $45,000 to support the organization’s adult literacy programs. The event, attended by 235 people, featured inspiring stories from Anastasia and Estefania Tourino, their tutor Karen Mirkovich, as well as, a thought-provoking speech by bestselling author Brendan Slocumb. The Tourino sisters […]

Job Opening at Chatham Literacy: Program Coordinator

Basic Function:  To manage the recruitment, orientation, training, ongoing support, in-service training opportunities, and retention of tutors and volunteers.   Responsibilities of the Program Coordinator include: Commitment: Full-time (40 hours/week).  Hours worked in the Siler City office, with some travel to meetings and community events/outreach. Qualifications: Associates Degree with experience in coordination of volunteers and/or clients, […]

Farewell, Joselyn!

Joselyn Villaseñor has accepted a new job at the Randolph Department of Social Services.Her last day with Chatham Literacy will be Wednesday, March 27, 2024. This is bittersweet news as I am excited for Joselyn’s new career journey to start and it was inevitable; however, we are so sad to see her leave Chatham Literacy.  Joselyn has […]

Farewell, Debbi Carter!

Your presence as a tutor at Chatham Literacy will be missed! Meet Debbi Carter, a dedicated tutor with a heart for literacy and community! With over six years of volunteering at Chatham Literacy under her belt, Debbi has been a beacon of knowledge and support for adult learners. We celebrate her as she begins a […]

Chatham Literacy is Now a Certified Service Enterprise

Chatham Literacy is honored to join only 650 other organizations across the United States as a certified Service Enterprise.  The Association of Leaders in Volunteer Engagement (AL!VE) awards certification to nonprofits who have proven their excellence in the fundamental and strategic use of volunteers and their skills to address community needs. Service Enterprises are among […]

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