"We wanted to be more than a church handing out charity."
~ Rev. Susan Clayton, associate
pastor and director of Community Ministries
The Open Door is a partnership between Independent Presbyterian Church, The Literacy Council of Central Alabama and Jefferson State Community College to provide GED, basic literacy and English as a Second Language (ESL) classes.
GED Mondays - Thursdays 9 am - 1pm
ESL Tuesdays & Thursdays 9 am - 11 am
Basic Literacy Tuesdays & Thursdays 10 am - 12 pm
Free on-site childcare is offered for students.
ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE (ESL) TUTORS: Tutors will undergo training with The Literacy Council of Central Alabama to help adults learn to speak English on Tuesdays and Thursdays between 9 - 11 am.
BASIC LITERACY VOLUNTEERS: Tutors will undergo training with The Literacy Council of Central Alabama to work one-on-one with adults to help them learn to read on Tuesdays and Thursdays between 9 - 11 am.
GED VOLUNTEERS: Tutors will undergo training to assist Jefferson State Community College instructors with GED classes Monday through Thursday from 9 am - 1 pm.
RECEPTIONIST: Volunteers need to staff the front desk for a few hours between 8:30 am - 1 pm Monday through Thursday.
Please contact Rev. Susan Clayton for more information about volunteer opportunities at 933-3709.