Downtown Languages is a great place to connect with people from other countries without leaving Lane County!

DTL is actively seeking to expand its Board of Directors. This is an extraordinary opportunity for an individual who is passionate about DTL’s mission and who has a track record of service. We invite you to join a fun and passionate team in overseeing the work of DTL and provide mission-based leadership and strategic governance. Please see the Information for Candidates and then give us a call (541-686-8483).

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Why Volunteer

As a non-profit organization, we depend on the support of individuals like you. These are just some of the benefits of volunteering:

  • Help someone adapt to life in the United States
  • Understand aspects of another culture
  • Use your talents and experience to make a difference
  • Learn more about other people and yourself
  • Gain a new perspective on local, national, and international events
  • Experience working in a non-profit environment
    Volunteer Application

Volunteer Opportunities

Here are some of the ways you can help:

  • Volunteer as a classroom assistant for adult English learners or in the children’s classrooms for our Pilas Family Literacy Program
  • Assist in the classrooms
  • Be a tutor / conversation partner
  • Help in the office or with classroom-prep
  • Assist with fundraising events
  • Serve on the Board of Directors
    Volunteer Application

How to Volunteer

If you haven’t volunteered with us before, please tell us a little bit about yourself. Fill out our Volunteer Application, or complete the printable form and return it to our office.

Please call or email us if you’d like more information about volunteering at Downtown Languages. Thank you for your interest and for making Lane County a better place for all of us.

Pilas! volunteers


Pilas! volunteers