"Assist UC San Diego International students, scholars & spouses improve their conversational English


(32.879604,-117.21908)
 

Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

9500 Gilman DriveLa Jolla, CA 92037


About

Community members and students are invited to volunteer with the English-in-Action Program(EIA) to:

* HELP international graduate students, visiting scholars and spouses with conversational English
* CREATE long-lasting friendships
* LEARN more about other cultures while helping applicants acclimate to San Diego and the U.S.

Tutors typically meet with their students for 1-2 hours a week at a location that is convenient for both and scheduling is flexible.

No previous experience necessary!

Requirements:
* Native English language speaker
* Ability to understand people with limited English skills
* Desire to help those in need while fostering cross-cultural exchange
* Sensitive to cultural differences

Please visit http://bit.ly/EIATutorExperiences to hear what current and past tutors have shared about tutoring with EIA.

To apply or for more information, visit our website:
http://bit.ly/UCSanDiegoEIAProgram (click on "Want to be a tutor?") or
email Shelly Taskin at iprograms@ucsd.edu

Orientation will be held at the International Center at UCSD but you can meet with your tutees anywhere on or off campus.

Skills

  • Cross-cultural Communication
  • English
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • English as a Secondary Language (ESL)

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1-2 hours per week
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