Literacy Volunteers of Greater Worcester was established in 1973 as a one-to-one reading tutoring service in Worcester. Today we have over 150 volunteers and 8 faculty members who give of their time to help immigrants, refugees and adult basic literacy students read, write, and speak the English language.
For more information, please see our 2016 Annual Report.
Literacy Volunteers of Greater Worcester provides adults with the English language skills they need to thrive in our community.
We are delighted to announce the appointment of our new executive director and three new board members.
Jolene Jennings was named permanent executive director of the nonprofit after serving in the interim role for six months. Jennings, who has a master’s degree in nonprofit management from Worcester State University, has 20 years of experience in the Greater Worcester nonprofit sector.
We also voted in three new board members for three-year terms: Melissa Depanian, a senior marketing manager at EnerNOC in Boston; Frank Callahan, director of planned giving at Worcester Academy; and Amanda Addeo, a disability benefits specialist at Unum Group.