LITERACY VOLUNTEERS OF THE POLLARD MEMORIAL LIBRARY: 18-hour free training for ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) Tutors. Program offers free, confidential, flexibly-scheduled tutoring on a one-to-one or small group basis to adults in the Greater Lowell area. No prior teaching experience or knowledge of another language necessary. Must meet with your student eight hours each month. Attendance at orientation and all training sessions mandatory: New Tutor Orientation, Wed., April 17, 6 p.m.; ESOL Tutor Training, Thurs. & Mon., May 1, 5, 8, 12, 15 and 19, 6-9 p.m. Register by calling Julie Iatron, Program Director, at 978-674-1541.

PACH OUTREACH: Pepperell Aid from Community to Home Outreach and Food Pantry has volunteer opportunities available for neighbors seeking to help their neighbors. Weekly, monthly, committee and special event volunteers are needed. Visit for details or call 978-925-9770.