Metro South Adult Basic Education

Agency Description

Metro South Adult Basic Education provides basic educational opportunities to adults in Bloomington, Eden Prairie, Edina, and Richfield. Classes are offered in the areas of English as a Second Language (ESL), GED test preparation, high school diploma programs, and basic skills such as reading, writing, computer skills and mathematics.

Position Description:

In general, we seek volunteers who assist instructors and students in ESL and adult basic education classes. We have a variety of volunteering locations and options. All classes are led by licensed ESL teachers and all students are adults learning English at various levels.

Time Commitment:

Normandale Service Learning student volunteers generally serve for 1.25-2 hours per week for the duration of the semester depending on the requirement from each NCC instructor. Volunteer shifts are available M-Th between 9:15 and 2:00 and evenings between 5:00 and 9:00 as well as Saturday morning. Some online training hours are available to help fulfill the required number of hours.

How to Apply

Call or email Mary Jo Bayliss, Volunteer Coordinator, at 952-681-6114, or by email at