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The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute could not operate without its volunteers. We are run by volunteers from our membership and are pleased to welcome new ones. If you would like to help in any of the areas listed below, please email

Assist in Classrooms

Osher has a continual need for classroom volunteers in the following areas:

  • Host. Assists with refreshments and coordinates distribution of teaching materials. Training is provided.
  • Class Assistant. Assists with storage of audiovisual equipment, adjusts lighting and monitors volume. Training is provided.
  • Computer Class Assistant. Helps the instructor with students in computer classes conducted in the William and Mary Lab.

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute is always interested in expanding its curriculum to include topics for enrichment of its members. If you are interested in teaching, we will send you a form asking for information about your area of expertise and other pertinent data.

Lead Activities

Osher will send you a questionnaire to describe the type of activity you would like to lead. We currently include activities ranging from practicing a foreign language to exercise.

Provide Office Support

The Osher office needs volunteers to help with general office duties such as photocopying,  answering the phone, preparing mailings, and data entry.

Serve on Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Board and Committees

Osher relies on volunteers to serve on various committees and for two year terms on the board.