Volunteer Orientation

Thank you for taking the first step in becoming a volunteer at Literacy Services of Wisconsin (LSW). Our online orientation will introduce you to LSW, our programs, and expectation of volunteers. After watching the orientation video below, please read the volunteer application reminders and submit a volunteer application by clicking the Apply button. If you have any questions about volunteering, the orientation, or the application, please email volunteer@literacyservices.org.

Please watch our online volunteer orientation video. Throughout the video, feel free to pause to take notes. The documents below (Our Locations and Volunteer FAQ’s) are for your reference.

Volunteer Application

After finishing the video, please click on the Apply button below to access our Volunteer Application and Handbook.

Reminders for completing the application:

  1. If you are certain of the program and location with which you want to volunteer, please indicate so on the form.
  2. If you are uncertain of the program or location with which you would like to volunteer, please select the opportunities that you are open to, keeping in mind that the volunteer coordinator will make the decision of where to place you based on your availability and our needs.
  3. When filling out the availability section, please indicate whether you are available in the mornings, afternoons, or evenings. You are not committing to volunteering at these times. Your volunteer schedule will be determined based around this information after training.
  4. If you have questions, please email volunteer@literacyservices.org.