Volunteer Opportunities

Encore Volunteers work side-by-side with Del Mar Encore Fellows, researching community issues, creating new programs and participating in a variety of community initiatives.

Learn more about our available volunteer opportunities below.

The Brunner Literacy Center » Help Improve Literacy in Dayton

Brunner provides individual tutoring to adults to improve their reading, writing, and math literacy; and those who want to learn to speak English. We have a wait-list of students who need a tutor. No tutoring experience needed. We welcome those with a passion for reading, teaching experience or just a desire to give back.
Contact: Sherré Isaac Collier, (937) 567-9600 or,

Dayton Metro Library » Homework Help in Library Branches

Volunteers are needed to survey the community, to identify opportunities and determine which branches could serve as homework help sites. Volunteers will meet and complete the task in a one-month window. Volunteers are also needed to staff the homework sites for two-hour blocks during the school year.
Contact: Kaye Manson Jeter, (937) 496-8627 or

Learn to Earn Dayton » Afterschool Learning Can’t Be an Afterthought

Learn to Earn Dayton’s Summer and Afterschool Collaborative (SASC) promotes youth success by increasing the quality and quantity of out-of-school time programs. Volunteers can work with afterschool and summer program providers and Learn to Earn Dayton in administrative, resource and tutoring roles.
Contact: Vel Hux, at (937) 236-9965 ext. 2249 or

National Conference for Community and Justice » Support Diversity Services in Dayton

Looking for retired persons to volunteer, Jan. 2-Feb. 15, 2019. We need phone callers to update our database; program evaluators to assess our youth initiatives; interviewers to determine community need for diversity services; and grant writers.
Contact: Linda Mercuri Fischbach, (937) 222-6225 or

St. Mary Development Corporation » Older Adults Use of Technology for Health Care

The focus of this project is to determine the technology literacy of older adults and develop a plan to improve access to healthcare using telehealth services for residents living in St. Mary properties. Volunteers are needed to survey and interview residents, Jan 28-Mar 28, 2019.
Contact: Frieda R. Bennett, (937) 277-8149 ext. 221 or

Read more about the Del Mar Encore Fellows, and the work they do for these organizations.

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Noreen Willhelm

“Have a question about the Del Mar Encore Fellows Initiative? I can help.”
Noreen Willhelm, Senior Fellow, (937) 225-9949

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