Volunteer with Us​

Build bridges across cultures.

The Intercambio Way fosters unique connections through relationship-based English classes. We are here for you every step of the way. When you volunteer with us, we equip you with our Confidence and Connections curriculum that makes teaching English easy and enjoyable. Backed by our community of teachers, plus our helpful tools and resources, you’ll feel confident and empowered in your classes.

With two ways to volunteer, you have the freedom to choose what works best for you. Our local program takes place in Boulder County, and our online program connects students and volunteers across the country.

Interested in learning more before you sign up? Join an Info Session!

What you DON'T need

  • You don’t need to speak any other language.
  • You don’t need prior teaching experience.

What you DO need

  • 3-4 hours per week (plus prep).
  • 6 month – 1 year commitment.
  • To be patient, enthusiastic, dedicated, friendly, and encouraging.
  • A desire to learn.

Next Steps

In Boulder County

Simply fill out the interest form to get started. Then join us at an Info Session. From there, you’ll meet with Intercambio staff and complete teacher training. Once you complete training, you’re ready to start teaching!


Join CC English by creating an account. Complete the training materials to gain access to our digital curriculum. You’ll then be matched with a student. Once matched, you’re ready to start teaching!

One-Time Volunteer Positions

Community Conversations

Help our students practice English by joining a Community Conversations event! You’ll connect with adult English learners in a “rotation” format and enjoy inspiring conversations in a friendly, encouraging setting.

Other Opportunities

You can give your time to Intercambio through event management, office help, program support, and so much more! 

Email events@intercambio.org to get involved.

Volunteers by the Numbers


Of volunteers have formed an intercultural friendships


Of volunteers feel more connected to the community