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


1080 W Patrick StSuite 16Frederick, MD 21703


Time Requirement:

1 hour per class, usually twice per week in the evening or weekend

Location: AACF Office 1080 W. Patrick Street, Suite #16, Frederick, Maryland 21703

Contact: volunteers@aacfmd.org

Purpose: In small groups of about 10 students and/or one-on-one, English as a Second Language Teachers will teach basic English language skills to teach students with limited English proficiency. Learning the English language is important, but coupling cultural and social lessons with language lessons is even more applicable for the student’s day to day success.


  • provide a nurturing and positive learning environment

  • teach students one on one or in a group

  • administer proficiency tests and review areas of improvement with the students individually/ in a group

  • utilize training materials

  • create a curriculum based on the students’ needs

  • record attendance of students each class

Skills Required:

  • sensitivity to the socioeconomic and cultural barriers/ fears the students are facing

  • problem solving skills

  • patience and even-tempered

  • excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • creativity to establish and implement a curriculum


  • Tutoring
  • Adult Education
  • Literacy / Reading
  • Reading / Writing
  • Library Sciences
  • English as a Secondary Language (ESL)

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1-1.5 hours per week

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